The same passion that was nearly lost after a spinal cord injury, provided Noel Smith with the purpose to keep fighting. Mariska Morris investigates For as long as he can remember, art has been a part of Noel Smith’s life. He started drawing at the age of five and painting […]
Both music and art can greatly assist patients during their rehabilitation process, as Daniella Winer explains For centuries, music and art have been a source of universal joy and interest. For some, it provides a form of income, while for others it is a place of comfort or relaxation. Music […]
Congratulations to Lulama Lento from the Western Cape region who passed her driver’s licence with the assistance of the QASA Driving Ambitions programme and Buwento Driving School. We wish her all the best and a safe journey on the road. Well done, Lulama!
QASA assisted Joseph Machweu with securing a cushion so that he would be more comfortably seated in his wheelchair and avoid pressure ulcers. Joseph writes to the organisation: “I am pleased to extend my humble gratitude for your assistant. I would like to thank the QuadPara Association of South Africa […]
Quintin van Jaarsveld follows the journey of Yusuf Price who became a biokineticist after a paralysing neck injury A freak neck injury during rugby practice changed Yusuf Price’s life in more ways than one, with a remarkable journey during which he went from a paralysed teenager to a master of […]
Independent transformation and disability specialist, Tshepo Mothiba, looks at how people with disabilities were impacted during the global COVID-19 pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic is undeniably one of the greatest global humanitarian emergencies since the Second World War. Its adverse impact has once again highlighted the deep-seated societal inequalities emanating from, […]
The Rolling Inspiration team was devasted to learn that Robin Emslie recently passed away. QASA COO and Rolling Inspiration managing editor, Raven Benny, says: “We are ever grateful for Robin’s dedication and support with the strategic conversations and planning around the magazine.” Robin’s company was the second publisher of the […]
On 18 July, South Africans commemorated the life of former president Nelson Mandela by spending 67 minutes bettering their community. For its Mandela Day celebrations, QASA invited the community to assist with sorting bottle tops and bread tags for recycling, which will in turn fund a wheelchair for an individual […]
A more inclusive virtual space benefits everyone – not only people with disabilities. Design, especially when designing for ability rather than disability, can improve lives – the words of Rama Gheerawo, director of The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design at the Royal College of Art in the UK. In fact […]
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