MiX Telematics, in partnership with iSchool Africa, continues its commitment to empower teachers and learners with classroom practices and educational technology that assist learners to overcome some of their learning difficulties. Recently the company donated Apple iPads and other technology equipment to the Vera School for Learners with Autism […]
The high road accident rate in South Africa is devasting to the economy and the families of injured or deceased road users. So how do we make our roads safer? It starts with taking accountability for the situation. “Everybody in this country should be aware that we have a […]
Rehabilitation often requires the therapist to push the patient beyond what they think they are able to do. For Marnus van Graan, the professional push from the staff at Care@Midstream, a division of ClaytonCare Group, made all the difference in his recovery. In 2016, Van Graan was in a car […]
Two-time world champion Antony Smyth (above) from Cape Town won the Build for Better Adaptive South African Surfing Championship held at New Pier in Durban. This adaptive surfing event came after a difficult time for Durban. Flooding caused widespread damage in recent weeks, followed by a sewage pump failure […]
Thanks to the special vote system, quite a few voters were able to cast their ballot in comfort during the 2019 elections. CEO of the QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA) Ari Seirlis and QASA chairperson Norman Wright answer a few questions about this process. How did you learn […]
Road accidents in South Africa are common and result in severe consequences for those involved. Some people even face a permanent disability like amputation or paraplegia. Luckily there are some people passionate about making South African roads safer. Occupational therapist Lee Randall has founded Road Heroes, a small group […]
The various challenges associated with cerebral palsy (CP) and ways to manage them were highlighted at the 2019 National Cerebral Palsy Conference hosted by Forest Town School and the National Association for People with Cerebral Palsy (NAPCP). The conference took place from Monday, May 27 to Wednesday, May 29 […]
Rowan Martell was involved in a freak accident in 2015. While he was standing at a robot waiting to cross the road, a glass frame fell from the 22nd storey of a building nearby and landed between his shoulder blades, severing his spinal cord. He was rushed to hospital, where […]
The unemployment rate among South Africans with disabilities, specifically wheelchair users, is extremely high. QASA took the initiative to research the reason for this. It found that prospective employers felt wheelchair users were not work-ready, as they had little or no work experience. The QASA Work Readiness Programme was established...
QASA recently hosted a Victor Daitz Capacity Building event attended by a group of dynamic and motivated individuals. The QASA CEO noticed that one of the candidates was not seated properly and knew that QASA would have to assist. The CEO immediately did some research and issued the candidate with...