The Coloplast WheelMate mobile app makes it easier to find accessible parking bays and bathrooms Many companies try to accommodate people with disabilities by providing accessible bathrooms and parking bays. However, it can be challenging to locate these when first visiting a new building. In addition, these may not meet...
Travellers with disabilities have to overcome many barriers when planning, booking, and venturing on a trip, whether for business or pleasure. Some of these are minor inconveniences, but others can make travel extremely difficult, or even impossible, without help. My Trip PA has partnered with Fability and Able2Travel to create […]
Handicaps in the sporting world makes for more fair competition. However, the system can easily be manipulated. GEORGE LOUW takes a look at the abuse of these handicaps on and off the field In 2010 and again in 2011 Hideki Matsuyama won the Asia Pacific Amateur Golf Championships. In 2021, […]
According to Forrester Research, accessible websites provide companies with a significant business opportunity, as people with disabilities, globally, have more than US$1,2 trillion (R17,6 trillion) in disposable income. Yet digital accessibility is not improving even though more than a million new websites become active daily. Many websites are not compliant with […]
Toyer Adams, quality assurance (QA) expert at Black Beard Technology, explains how developers have failed to create an accessible environment online with website design that excludes some people with disabilities. Although the worldwide web has been lauded as a great equaliser that provides unparalleled access to information and opportunities, it […]
The South African Sport Anglers and Casting Confederation is currently hosting the fourth Sport Fishing World Games in South Africa. The event kicked off on February 9 and will conclude on February 17. The Sport Fishing World Games has always been a very important activity on the CIPS (International Fishing […]
Travelling is one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences anyone could have, and that shouldn’t be off limits to wheelchair users. Here are just five of the world’s most wheelchair-friendly cities to consider visiting this year. Amsterdam It’s one of the world’s most exciting cities, and fortunately also one […]
Disability activist and wheelchair user Veronica Baloyi noticed a driver misusing an accessible parking bay at the Thorn Tree Mall Plaza in Soshanguve in June. She confronted the driver and was met with arrogance. “As a wheelchair user, this situation omits my freedom of doing my own shopping. Before I […]