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Photo of smiling women in a circle Prinshof School reunion for all former learners and teachers
Former students are planning a reunion for all learners and teachers of Prinshof School in Pretoria. Date: Saturday 12 March 2011 Time: 12:00...
Photo of a blind man using a computer Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
Below is a World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) press release of 15 October 2012 W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Approved as ISO/IEC...
Picture of flower obscured by black patches Understanding diabetes
Diabetes is a dangerous illness, which can cause irreversible damage to your eyes and can lead to blindness if not treated in time. There’s no...
Picture of the start of the Fun Walk Join us for White Cane Safety Day!!!
Council is inviting all organisations for the visually impaired, schools for the visually impaired and interested businesses to join Council staff...
Photo of hands reading Braille Advances in Braille for African languages
By Dr. Obert Maguvhe and Alphonce Dzapasi Background The development of African Language Braille codes received active attention in the mid 1980s...
Photo of Madalein Greyling Robin Petersen Costa Bellos and Stephan Morker Audio Description
On Thursday 19 April 2012, SAFA CEO Robin Petersen publically acknowledged the need and importance of Audio Description commentary as part of the...
Photo of a person's legs - walking with a white cane Blind commuter challenges
 Council addresses challenges blind commuters face in Johannesburg The South African National Council for the Blind, together with some of our...
A photo of Helen Keller writing a quote Helen Keller: her life and wisdom in brief
List of facts on Helen Keller: June 27, 1880 Helen Keller is born in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Her father's name is Captain Arthur Henley Keller...
Photo of Dina and Jacob handling a wild bird Bird watching for VIPs
On the 2nd of April the Jacaranda Social Club had another outing to the National Botanical Gardens in Pretoria. This time it was to do some bird...
Picture of a waterfall Designing a landscape for colour-blind people
By Genevieve People who are colour-blind make up about 8% of men and 0.5% of women, and of those people, the vast majority are not actually colour-...