'Textile muscles' in clothing may help disabled move

2017-01-27 15:05

Normal fabric coated with an electroactive material could be used in clothing to help people with mobility problems get around.

Abuse leaves baby disabled

2014-11-19 10:59

A two-year-old girl is severely disabled because of a head injury, allegedly inflicted by her mother's boyfriend.

Toy cars change lives of kids with disabilities

2014-05-28 10:19

These battery-powered Jeep and Barbie cars have changed the lives of many children with mobility disabilities.

Research in paralysis treatment offers hope to patients

2014-03-05 11:04

The main areas of research in paralysis treatment are cell therapy, brain-machine interfaces, epidural electric stimulation, enzyme treatment and neuroprotectors.

Disabled toddler gets kicked out of restaurant

2014-01-15 15:38

There's never an excuse for being judgmental.

'State must recognize need for accessibility for disabled'

2013-08-14 11:52

News24 Readers Braam Jordaan says the state should step up to ensure disabled travellers can enjoy the same rights as regular travellers.

Benefits of sport for people with disabilities

2013-05-31 12:41

Being involved in a sport can improve the health, well-being and quality of life of any person with a disability.

Disability cover

2011-03-11 00:00

Statistically, the probability of becoming disabled during your working life is about 13%.

But Mom, I’m disabled!

2009-12-09 10:49

How much should I push my special needs child, wonders this mom.

Caring for Nura

2009-04-09 12:53

Life revolves around my special needs child. That’s just the way it is.

First disabled African to be accepted at Oxford wants to live his dream

Meet Edward Ndopu. He’s a 25-year-old social activist who describes himself as a free spirit.

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Robotic braces help paralysed patients walk again

2014-06-27 11:07

The FDA has approved robotic leg braces for patients paralysed from the waist down that will allow them to stand and walk with some assistance.

Your dog truly loves your scent

2014-04-07 12:41

You smell better to your dog than other people, or even other dogs, brain scans show.

Hope for your disabled pet

2014-01-24 10:57

If you have a pet you'll be touched by this video which tells the life story of a kitten born with severely deformed hind legs.

Disabled protest e-toll let-down - report

2013-12-04 09:08

A group of protesters say Sanral promised to exempt disabled people from e-tolls but failed to make proper legal provision for this, according to a report.

Disabled passenger's humiliation unacceptable, says Deaf SA

2013-08-12 15:01

Comair should have provided assistance for deaf and blind passenger Cyril Axelrod or at the very least made alternative arrangements, says the Deaf Federation of South Africa.

Don’t let your salary get disabled

2011-07-26 00:00

Rule number one for an effective life investment plan is: never undervalue the importance of your paycheck. If disability strikes, you don’t want to be left with nothing.

Flying with a disabled child

2011-02-11 14:18

Air travel with children can be taxing at the best of times, even more so with a disabled child.

Working from home

2009-10-09 13:50

Is life easier for the stay-at-home, work-from-home mom?

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