Boosting: Risking lives to stroke egos

The practice of self-induced Autonomic Dysreflexia or Boosting is illegal, but also extremely dangerous. GEORGE LOUW investigates Since the beginning of time there have been those who put their lives on the line. Some do it for a cause; like soldiers. When the cause is good, we call them heroes....

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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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Dilemma of donations

Non-profit organisations often have the challenge of deciding when and how to give. George Louw brings the QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA) under the spotlight Unemployment and poverty are QASA’s initial response was to jump in with worldwide issues and very much a reality of life for large segments...

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COVID Light – What now?

Many people are asymptomatic or only experience light symptoms when infected by COVID-19. George Louw investigates how to deal with all things COVID-light At the time of writing this article, we find ourselves in a season of runaway COVID-19 infections. In real terms, the numbers are frightening and threaten to...

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Integration starts with me

Rather than fighting for government, policies or society to fast-track integration, people with disabilities should work towards integration themselves We live in a country where government tries to correct the wrongs and inequities of society through legislation, while people with disabilities protest their exclusion by advocating for better accessibility and […]