We are all in this together

After a challenging year, RAVEN BENNY expresses the need for South Africans to come together in the new year Who could have known that with the first month of the new year behind us, staff back at work and kids going back to school that things would be almost normal...

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Empowering farmers with disabilities

With its innovative Aquaponics system, INMED South Africa is empowering farmers with disabilities in the Free State to build sustainable farms. MARISKA MORRIS investigates There is nothing quite like getting your hands dirty while working the earth or to see your labour grow – especially when you can literally reap...

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Happy crappies and shitty shenanigans

The only good bowel is an empty one. GEORGE LOUW investigates the challenges and solutions available for bowel management I can live with my paralysis. I can cope with the limitations in my mobility. My wheelchair and the hand controls in my car liberate me. My paralysis has become a...

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Exploring the Durban Promenade

A recent work trip took MANDY LATIMORE to Durban, which gave her an opportunity to explore the longest beachfront promenade in sub-Saharan Africa. She shares her experience Since the lockdown, we have all been focused on COVID-19, and the rules and regulations that restrict our movements. I have been looking...

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Dangers of Dr Google

With so much information available online, it can be difficult to pick the right products and solutions for you. HEINRICH GRIMSEHL points out the value of consulting the specialists Recently I visited a rehabilitation doctor’s consultation room. On her desk was a coffee mug with the following words on it: “Please...

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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...

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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...

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Sunkissed

It is important to get some sunshine daily for the hormones, vitamins and circadian rhythm. But, you need to do so responsibly. JOY DUFFIELD provides some insights We are so blessed to live in sunny South Africa where we have sun all year round! The sunshine stimulates our happy hormone, serotonin....

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Forms to access support

In the final article of the series, EMMA MCKINNEY investigates the forms that teachers need to complete to access support for learners Our final article in the series, relating to integrating children with disabilities into inclusive classrooms in mainstream schools, focusses on the second stage of the Department of Educations’...

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