Second Global Disability Summit to accelerate progress

The second-ever global meeting between disability organisations took place on 16 and 17 February 2022 with the Global Disability Summit (GDS). Hosted by the International Disability Alliance, Norway and Ghana governments, the event aimed to accelerate the much-needed progress towards the fulfilment of the rights of people with disabilities worldwide. […]

Businesses need to do more for people with disabilities

Despite rigorous legislation aimed at providing equal opportunities in the workplace for people with disabilities, businesses have failed to fully integrate the community. Linda Christensen writes.. The progressive South African employment equity legislation has not gone far enough to enable people with disabilities to be fully integrated into workplaces and […]

Disability community wellbeing during lockdown

 Researchers surveyed the disability community to determine their financial and emotional wellbeing since the start of the global pandemic and national lockdown. Their findings call for more inclusion The COVID-19 pandemic and national lockdown haven’t left a stone unturned. No one has been immune to the impact the pandemic and […]

Paralympic Games kick off with a big week for sport

On Tuesday, 24 August 2021, the Paralympic Games officially started with the opening ceremony. Although spectators aren’t allowed into the arenas due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the opening ceremonies for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games as lively and vibrant. TeamSA, consisting of 34 athletes, was led into the ceremony by […]

Enterprise development with the help of BBBEE

Businesses can score big on their BBBEE Scorecard by supporting NPOs and business owners with disabilities. RUSTIM ARIEFDIEN explains how The Enterprise and Supplier Development element of the BBBEE Scorecard carries the most points. There is a maximum of 44 points that a company can earn made up of 26 […]

Happily ever after on wheels

Navigating a relationship after a spinal cord injury can be tough, so JODIE KROONE interviewed some happy couple on their experiences. Article written by Mariska Morris Relationships are tough whether it is sharing your most vulnerable, intimate and secret moments or debating who is responsible for the dishes. Throw in a […]

Change your thoughts, transforms living life

Rolling Inspiration reader, Danielle Richardson has a speech impediment. She submitted a poem about how she came to terms with her disability. Here is her story: Belief starts with us, it affects our mindset, emotionally, mentally and physically. Speech is similar; it’s energetical. There came a time in my rehabilitation […]