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Childlike drawing of four children holding hands in light blue UNICEF News
Save the Date - 2nd Global Partnership on Children with Disabilities (GPcwd) Forum Plans are being made for the second gathering of the GPcwd to...
Photo of President Obama signing the Act while people are looking on President Obama signs the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act
By George H Pike Expanded access to smartphone and digital video programming is the goal of the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility...
Picture of multicoloured figures around a round table Join the Discussion
Diversity in the Office   The The National Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities in SA (NCPPDSA)  invites your participation...
Photo of Daniel Kish working outdoors with blind people Flash sonar mobility skills training in South Africa by Daniel Kish
Flash Sonar: a new look at an old skill By Ken Lord The rebirth of the Orientation & Mobility Association of South Africa (OMASA) took place...
Virgin Active logo Assistance from Virgin Active to reach Francois' goal for SANCB
A goal is like a mountain top. When you look upwards you can see it, but the footpath with its many twists and turns only reveals itself when you...
Picture of Francois and Kevin finishing Ironman 2011 Francois is going to Spain
Great news! Francois Jacobs, our Ironman, has been selected and included in the Triathlon SA team that will be competing at the 2012 Vitoria-Gasteiz...
Photo of Francois and Kevin smiling in their HumanWare clothes Race day for our Ironman
Below is the lovely report Francois Jacobs wrote on his experience when he did the Ironman event for Council on 22 April 2012. We are very proud of...
Photo of Francois an Kevin running with a rope attached to their wrists Win with our Ironman
An inspirational volunteer’s recently joined the South African National Council for the Blind: blind endurance athlete Francois Jacobs. Click...
Colourful picture of stacks of books Kwanobuhle Mini Library for the Blind
A new mini library (Minilib) for the blind and visually impaired will “open up new avenues for blind people” in Uitenhage’s...
WHO logo World Health Organisation report on disability
New world report shows more than 1 billion people with disabilities face substantial barriers in their daily lives Governments should step up...