'We felt humbled'- Limpopo premier pledges to fix dilapidated school for the blind

2020-01-16 09:22

The Rivoni School for the Blind in Elim, Limpopo, is fast becoming an institution in high demand for its matric results but a visit to the school humbles one's heart, given the infrastructure and conditions pupils have to endure.

WITHOUT LIMITS | Five fierce women challenge stereotypes around disability

2019-12-14 07:25

Fierce, fearless and fighting the stigma - these five women are challenging stereotypes and carving a niche for themselves in a world that isn't always kind to disabled people.

'My RDP house robbed me of my legs'

2019-08-28 10:00

'I curse the day I received it from the government,' Nomvula Frans says of her RDP house in Khayamnandi, Despatch, in the Eastern Cape.

This 3-minute video is an incredible demonstration of the new Voice Control feature in iOS 13, which lets you control every aspect of your iPhone without ever touching it

2019-06-16 16:03

Voice Control is a new accessibility feature coming in iOS 13, which lets you control every single aspect of your iPhone using only your voice.

How the plastic straw ban debate exposes that disabled people are still being ignored

2018-07-23 12:10

We all want to save the planet, but we also need to consider the needs of marginalised people when they are affected by attempts to protect the environment.

OPINION: Entrepreneurs with disabilities want training not pity

2018-06-03 17:59

In a world that frequently sees past people whose bodies don't look or work like theirs, entrepreneurship offers persons with disabilities a liberating option, writes Liesl Jobson.

6 challenges that impede entrepreneurs with disabilities in SA

2018-03-09 10:32

South Africa needs to do more to support people living with disabilities who want to run their own businesses. At present it is hard for them to make a living, says an analyst.

Things you really shouldn’t say to someone with a disability

2017-12-15 12:07

We've all probably made at least one gaffe in the past...

Mom’s heart-warming message after kids point and stare at her disabled son

2017-11-06 15:42

An American woman was so touched by another mom taking the time to educate her children about kids with disabilities.

SA's wheelchair beauty named runner-up in international pageant

Lebohang Monyatsi, South Africa's first wheelchair runway model, was crowned runner-up in the Miss Wheelchair World beauty pageant.

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Two quadriplegics find love in care home

2019-12-17 12:08

Ever since the day they met, the two have been inseparable.

A woman created a Cinderella costume with a glass prosthetic arm to celebrate her physical difference, and the photos are going viral

2019-09-29 17:21

Mandy Pursley, an amputee, created a Cinderella costume with a glass arm to broaden representations of people with physical differences.

SA mom’s story on why she wants all disabled kids to share in life’s adventures

2019-08-23 16:12

When she saw her son, a quadriplegic, enjoy activities most kids like him can’t because of their physical limitations, Deirdré Gower felt compelled to do something about it.

The number of women in lead roles in Hollywood has increased by only 2% in the past 10 years

2018-08-03 12:07

Diversity in La La Land is still a huge problem.

This wheelchair-friendly jumpsuit is everything (and more) the fashion industry needs

2018-07-09 17:09

What clothing brands should (already) be doing.

Model who is cross-eyed breaks into the world of modelling - why she's not really 'different'

2018-05-28 16:28

The only 'marker' between her and her peers is that her condition has been socially deemed unnatural because it's not the norm.

Teach your child how to talk about someone with a disability, without being a jerk

2018-02-28 10:01

Sometimes we talk to people with disabilities unaware that the words we use and the way we use them might be considered insensitive and offensive. Here are a few guidelines to ensure you're a little less of a jerk next time you do.

This 8-year-old underwent specialist training to care for her best friend with a disability

2017-11-26 08:00

“Christy loves to help Ami-Grace in any way she can."

Woman with learning disability hits back at the haters- ‘Us disabled kids are smashing you at your own game'

2017-10-17 14:35

“So to those people who shamed me for not fitting the criteria of the ‘perfect student’, watch your back."

Teacher says she was fired for going blind

2017-10-06 10:30

A 52-year-old teacher who lost her sight says the principal of the school fired her and the KwaZulu-Natal department of education has done nothing about it.

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