The elephant in the bedroom

Depending on the level of their injury and whether it is complete or not, men who have suffered a spinal cord injury might experience erectile dysfunction – but all is not lost. There are numerous interventions available to treat erectile dysfunction after a spinal cord injury, depending on the level...

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Disability rebates: ticking all the boxes

Although people with disabilities are entitled to certain rebates from SARS, claiming them is not simple. Disability tax specialist Jaco Kruger provides some insight. Creating awareness among the various disability organisations and groups in South Africa is of the utmost importance. I am a parent of a 26-year-old with a...

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Investment bargains do exist

Wheelchair users – in particular those who have suffered a spinal cord injury – often have little disposable income. However, investing is not out of the question. The expenses associated with SCIs can make it difficult to invest. Consider the cost of replacing or repairing a wheelchair, which isn’t fully...

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What happens on the court …

Participating in sport is a great way to exercise, stay healthy and socialise or meet new people. MARISKA MORRIS takes a look at some of the adaptive sports people with disabilities can play. There really is every kind of sport for every kind of person. If you are competitive and...

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Toyota’s face for the Paralympic Games

Ntando Mahlangu was recently appointed ambassador for Toyota South Africa Motors as part of Toyota’s plans to support the disability community in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. In 2015, Toyota became the first worldwide mobility partner of the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee with...

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