LGBTI with disabilities: the reality

Although the constitution offers people of all sexual orientations the same rights, discrimination remains prevalent – especially among the LGBTI community with disabilities The South African Constitution was the first in the world to prohibit unfair discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, which guarantees equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

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Practical tips to include all

The fifth article in our series on integrating children with disabilities into inclusive classrooms in mainstream schools provides teachers with tips for including all learners in their lesson plans While physical access is important, it is just as important for teachers to ensure that what and how they teach is...

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Partner vs caregiver

Few resources are available to assist caregivers, especially partners who are also caregivers. Here are some things to consider when navigating this tricky relationship When someone sustains an SCI, most of the information that is shared focuses on the injured person. There are fewer resources available for partners who become...

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Discreet medication delivery made simple

Shopping for medication and appliances at a pharmacy in person can be inconvenient and even uncomfortable, particularly if you need items of a personal nature. Medipost Pharmacy provides a great alternative The largest national courier pharmacy in South Africa has made it easier than ever to order everything from self-medication...

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The “upside-down” knee

  A breakthrough in knee prosthesis technology has proven to be very good news for above-the-knee amputees Transfemoral amputees with especially short residual limbs are finally offered a prosthetic solution with incredible results. Just as the name suggests, the Very Good Knee, or VGK-S (S for short stump), is an...

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SA healthcare at the crossroads

Although the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has been tabled, there is still much confusion and speculation about the future of healthcare in South Africa Since the first article on the NHI Bill in Issue 4 of ROLLING INSPIRATION for 2018, there has been a great deal of discussion around...

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