Para athletes show their prowess

The South Africa Sports Association for Physically Disabled (SASAPD) and Visually Impaired hosted its National Championship from March 28 to April 3. About 790 para athletes, along with their caregivers, coaches, friends, family and volunteers flooded to Bloemfontein for the event. Seven sporting codes were represented, including para cycling, boccia, […]

Old-timer Christo de Jager returns to SA Disabled Golf Open

Christo de Jager, a veteran of South African disabled golf, will share the field with local and international golfers with disabilities at the 2018 Canon South Africa Disabled Golf Open. The 20th edition of the tournament will take place at the Magalies Park Golf Club from May 13 to 18. […]

Millions of Brits abuse accessible parking

A YourParkingSpace.co.uk survey has revealed the widespread abuse of accessible parking bays in the UK. In fact, more than 2,5 million Brits are flouting the use of those spots. Shame on the Brits! Among the excuses given by motorists were that they were in a rush, they thought no-one would […]

MiX Telematics takes on Little Eden Wheelchair Challenge

As part of Intellectual Disability Awareness Month, MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, participated in Little Eden’s Wheelchair Challenge. The campaign was launched at the beginning of March by the local NGO, Little Eden. CEOs from various companies were challenged to spend a […]

Five of the world’s most wheelchair-friendly cities

Travelling is one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences anyone could have, and that shouldn’t be off limits to wheelchair users. Here are just five of the world’s most wheelchair-friendly cities to consider visiting this year. Amsterdam It’s one of the world’s most exciting cities, and fortunately also one […]

Getting ready for the big time

QASA introduced development and capacity building for ten HWSETA Workplace Experience Grant learners, who commenced a one-year internship in 2017. The internship is nearing its end and interns are preparing for placement in permanent employment. Brent Peterson and Akona Hashibi is placed at the QuadPara Association of the Eastern Cape […]

QASA members participate in OCC race

QASA made it possible for 96 of its members to participate in the Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge (OCC) race, held in George on February 18. The event, which is growing in popularity, brought together a wide array of people to participate and enjoy a positive and fun atmosphere. The participants said […]