Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
A video of a group of disabled dogs running on the beach with owner Salima Kadaoui in Morocco is melting hearts all over social media.
There are still parents who believe their disabled children are cursed and bewitched – and try to hide them.
Meet Edward Ndopu. He’s a 25-year-old social activist who describes himself as a free spirit.
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.
The main areas of research in paralysis treatment are cell therapy, brain-machine interfaces, epidural electric stimulation, enzyme treatment and neuroprotectors.
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.
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.
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.
Want to know more about your rights as an ill or disabled person in the workplace? Here is some basic information to get you started.
18-year-old Nokuthula Yonke is as upbeat as a chart-topping pop song - full of life and bursting with energy.
Normal fabric coated with an electroactive material could be used in clothing to help people with mobility problems get around.
A two-year-old girl is severely disabled because of a head injury, allegedly inflicted by her mother's boyfriend.
You smell better to your dog than other people, or even other dogs, brain scans show.
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.
News24 Readers Braam Jordaan says the state should step up to ensure disabled travellers can enjoy the same rights as regular travellers.
Being involved in a sport can improve the health, well-being and quality of life of any person with a disability.
Statistically, the probability of becoming disabled during your working life is about 13%.
... a quadriplegic. Lili Radloff speaks to wheelchair bound, Tracy Todd, and poses some difficult questions.
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