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Summit connects disabled learners to potential employers

26 July 2018

Hundreds of disabled learners had the opportunity to meet corporates seeking to employ people with disabilities at the recent SABC Disability Summit. Hosted by the SABC Foundation, the summit aims to catalyse transformative change in the disability space by sharing lessons...

The Alliance For Rights – Africa Towards Disability Inclusion (ARADI)

2 November 2018

Introduction: Down Syndrome South Africa (DSSA) is non-governmental, non-profit organisation formed in 1986 as...

AN EDUCATION FOR ALL CHILDREN

2 November 2018

ACCORDING to popular autism website: www.aut2know.co.za; “Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both...

Business Engage honours corporates for Women Empowerment

30 October 2018

Corporate South Africa is becoming increasingly proactive in acknowledging the significant role of women...

Police test their grit at fun day

30 October 2018

EOS members were given 400 Casual Day stickers and sold all of them to...

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DSSA Hosts Self Advocacy Seminar

11 April 2018

In celebration of World Down Syndrome Month, Down Syndrome South Africa hosted the Self-Advocacy Symposium in early March 2018 for adults with Down syndrome. The seminar was aimed at raising the voices of young adults to help them advocate and bring awareness...

Global Immigration

4 September 2017

View from a reader Recently I’ve been forced to confront a rather uncomfortable truth....

Demystifying Disability

12 July 2017

“Your words made new things possible in my mind.” – Celeste, audience feedback. As an...

Tracking the footprint of deafblind persons in SA

12 July 2017

Understanding Deafblindness Deafblindness is a combination of visual and hearing impairment (dual sensory disability)...

PanSALB Awards for Deaf Awareness

3 March 2017

Sign language interpreter, Natasha Parkins-Maliko and well known Deaf activist, Nenio Mbazima, recently got...

Sports


WORLD’S BEST GOLFERS WITH A DISABILITY TO COMPETE IN THE ISPS HANDA DISABLED GOLF CUP

30 October 2018

Six Australia representatives will take on the world at ‘Metro’ Melbourne, Victoria, AUS – Twelve of the world’s leading golfers with a disability from seven different countries will compete in the ISPS HANDA Disabled Golf Cup, which will be...

KZN sports stars up for national awards

30 October 2018

While the excitement of winning at the 2018 KZN Sport Awards has barely diminished,...

Disabled prove very able

30 October 2018

On Saturday, 8 September, Team IS Ability, in partnership with the Makhado Municipality, hosted...

5 friends take on the Comrades Marathon for little girl with Cerebral Palsy

26 July 2018

The friends from Johannesburg and Durban were inspired by the ethos of the 90...

MONTJANE MOVES TO 6TH IN WORLD RANKINGS

26 July 2018

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa. – South Africa’s wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane...