Giving back to people with disabilities

In 2012, after a tragic gymnastics accident, Brandon Beack became a quadriplegic wheelchair user. While training, he lost concentration and fell off the parallel bars, missing the safety mats and landing on his head. He broke his neck at C6/ C7 spinal motion vertebrae and was left instantly paralysed from […]

Unlock possibilities through disability empowerment life coaching

Embrace disability! Be the change you want to see. A spinal cord injury that results in permanent disability changes your life irreversibly. It impacts on relationships, life goals, careers, living arrangements, and, so often, living a joyful life. But, no number of stairs, presence of negative and hurtful attitudes, or […]

Regaining self-confidence

With a vision to enable their members to live their lives to their full potential, QASA’s Work Readiness Programme is providing participants with knowledge, skills and the self-confidence to enter the formal world of work I had given up on a lot of things, including myself, says Nokozola Rantso about...

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Success with first webinar

On Friday, 23 October, Rolling Inspiration hosted its first webinar during which readers could engage with the Rolling Inspiration team of disability experts who write for the publication. With topics ranging from health and beauty to employment and travel, the full-day webinar consisted of ten session with 15-minute breaks in...

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Doing more to include workers with disabilities

The private sector must do more to support the government and include South Africans with disabilities in the workforce. This will benefit both the individuals and businesses, but also the economy at large. This was the overarching message during the multi-stakeholder gathering held at LESCO Manufacturing ahead of the International […]

Driving Ambitions returns

The QASA Driving Ambitions programme has reopened in KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng and the Western Cape as the country heads into level 2 of the lockdown. Strict safety measures will be in place to protect both the instructor and learner, which includes wearing a mask when in the vehicle and frequently sanitising. […]