Technology lends a helping hand

  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 […]

With a little push from Care@Midstream

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 […]

Safer roads, Part I: The true cost of road carnage

  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 […]

Focus on cerebral palsy

  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 […]

QASA Work Readiness Programme launched

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...

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New wheelchair for QASA member

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...

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