Becoming a parent after an SCI

Despite the belief that people who suffer an SCI can’t have children, it is possible for both men and women with SCIs to have children post-injury Fertility refers to the ability to conceive children. Until the 1990s, it was generally thought that it was nearly impossible for an individual with...

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No need to break the piggy bank

It can be challenging to save for a new mobility device and still go see the latest Avengers film at the cinema. Here are a few basic financial tips to help you make every cent count. Managing finances can be daunting for people with disabilities, especially since employment opportunities are...

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Off the beaten track with QASA

From September 29 to October 2, QASA hosted its annual Quads4Quads Journey to raise funds. As always, the trip was filled with mud, dust, drama and good company. QASA CEO Ari Seirlis shares some of the highlights of the event. On Saturday, September 29, the 250 participants of the 2018...

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Dreaming of true rainbow-nation classrooms

Inclusive education was on the agenda for the delegates of the annual Disability Rights Conference held in Pretoria in November. MARISKA MORRIS attended. The Centre for Human Rights, located within the Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria, in partnership with Open Society Foundation, hosted its annual Disability Rights...

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New Year’s resolutions for the disability community

Over the decades, massive strides have been made in assistive devices, employment and the rights of people with disabilities. However, there is room for improvement. MARISKA MORRIS chats to the ROLLING INSPIRATION contributors and team to hear their views. This year saw several encouraging developments. In the United Kingdom, for...

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Mobility for all campaign gets going

As part of its global “Start your Impossible campaign”, which rolled out late last year in 21 countries, Toyota has launched its Mobility for All website. In anticipation of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympic Games, Toyota South Africa Motors has launched a new website under the Media24 umbrella entitled...

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Smoking the pain away

Marijuana is said to be a natural painkiller. With the recent legalisation of marijuana for medical use in South Africa, we set out to learn the truth, the benefits and the perils for people with SCI. Rolling Inspiration reports. Advocates promoting the medicinal qualities of cannabis or marijuana (informally known...

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A joy ride to independence

Accessible transport, much like a mobility aid, helps people with disabilities to be more independent, access employment opportunities and participate in society. Rolling Inspiration reports. Few know better than Des Harmse that, with an adapted vehicle and driver’s licence, you can experience even more independence. Des is a driver trainer...

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SAB Foundation puts change on the agenda

The SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards returned this year to support and help grow programmes and companies that empower communities and people with disabilities. MARISKA MORRIS attended the Awards to learn more. The 20 winners of the 2018 SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards were...

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