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ROLLING INSPIRATION sat down with author Irene Fischer to discuss her memoir I Am Still Here, which tells the story of her car accident in 2009 that caused extensive damage to her brain, and her journey through rehabilitation. The book recounts her feeling and thoughts about herself, human nature and […]
Quintin van Jaarsveld broke his C5 vertebra in 2000 at the age of 16 during a first-team rugby match. This year, Quintin, who is a quadriplegic and wheelchair user, was awarded joint winner of the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Sports Journalist of the Year Award at the Vodacom Journalist of the Year […]
Atlas Copco South Africa – a company that sells compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems – is offering learnership programmes to people with disabilities. In its most recent initiative, Atlas Copco is hosting 12 learners with disabilities from the Skills Development Corporation […]
When planning a holiday, you might want to visit the Disway website, which is hosted by Good Sailors. Employees with disabilities make up 80 percent of Good Sailors staff, which is situated in the Czech Republic and hosts Disway as part of its social-projects initiative. Disway is aimed at travellers […]
Jacques Lloyd, Sherwin Gerwell and Vernon Openshaw from Afrique Rehabilitation and Research Consultants NPC facilitated a five-day peer-support training event at Summit Rehab, Mediclinic Muelmed, Pretoria, in September. Ten Bold Moves members with spinal cord injuries (SCI) participated in the workshop, which covered various subjects, including peer support, communication skills […]
Depression has increased by 18,4 percent over the past 10 years, says the World Health Organization, and is the world’s largest single cause of disability. Globally, depression is currently the third-largest disease. By 2020 – just three years away – it will be the second-largest. By 2030, it is expected […]
Hundreds of people sustain spinal cord injuries (SCI) each year in South Africa. While these injuries can be life-changing, they do not detract from the individual’s ability to make their mark in society. This is the message of hope that was celebrated at an event held at Netcare Rehabilitation Hospital […]
The 17th Commission of Employment Equity report highlights the lack of progress in transforming South Africa’s workplace. Interestingly, there has been little mention of disability in the commentary that has followed. Tendai Khumalo, MD of Qunu Workforce, which provides disability solutions for companies and government, explains that while there is […]