Even with a partial or complete loss of sensation below the level of injury, people with spinal cord injuries can still have full sex lives Following a spinal cord injury, the communication system between the nerves, the spinal cord and the brain changes. For some people, this can cause a...
People with disabilities run the risk of being left behind amid the COVID-19 pandemic with a lack of adequate healthcare. Raven Benny calls on people with disabilities to be brave On May 6, at the launch of the Policy Brief on Persons with Disabilities and COVID-19, the United Nations […]
George Louw explains why hope in a time of panic and fear is so important and where he puts his hope We live in times of doubt. COVID-19 has moved the whole world out of its comfort zone, and we do not know what the future holds. We are concerned. […]
Mandy Latimore takes a look at what travel after lockdown might look like as the tourism industry takes steps to keep its customers safe You all must be feeling as trapped and hemmed in as myself. This is the most time I’ve spent in my home without a break. It […]
In the second part of the series, Heinrich Grimsehl investigates the ideal socket fitment protocol Please be informed that this article is a follow up from my article in the previous edition of ROLLING INSPIRATION. The same disclaimer applies. This is simply my opinion. Also, this article should only be […]
Rustim Ariefdien takes a look at how the global COVID-19 pandemic and the national lockdown has impacted disability employment COVID-19 is having an adverse effect on our health, food security and economic wellbeing on a global scale, let alone in South Africa. The health implications are keeping us in lockdown […]
Stuck in our houses with a global pandemic raging outside can place great strain on a relationship. Danie Breedt shares some advice on how to maintain a healthy relationship during lockdown With the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, all aspects of our daily lives have been impacted with relationships as no exception. […]
Leon Fleiser takes a closer look at how the global COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted on sporting events across the globe and what this means for para athletes WOW! What crazy times we are living in at the moment. Extremely stressful for everyone, including our para athletes. The 2020 Tokyo Paralympic […]
Continuing her series on integrating children with disabilities into inclusive classrooms in mainstream schools, Emma McKinney explains what a learner profile is and how teachers should complete this from to access support for learners who need it most The last article focussed on the Screening, Identification, Assessment and Support (SIAS) […]
There are several steps involved in assessing the additional support needs of all learners, and especially those with disabilities. Emma McKinney takes a closer look In 2014 the South African Department of Basic Education published the Screening, Identification, Assessment and Support policy framework, which standardises the procedures to identify, assess...