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Disabled child refused a place at school

January 29, 2019
OurHealth  

Out of the 32 schools that offer support to learners with cerebral palsy in Gauteng, an official at the Ekurhuleni district office has allegedly turned one family away, telling them there was no school suitable for their four-year-old with special needs.

Disabled youth uses practical skills to raise funds

January 9, 2019
OurHealth  

Young adults with learning disabilities or physical challenges – often ridiculed and shamed – are the focus of a Tembisa training centre developed to address their specific needs.

Too few schools for disabled kids

November 1, 2018
OurHealth  

It’s Tuesday afternoon on a dusty street of Kanana Park near Orange Farm in Gauteng. Fistos plays with other children until his mother calls him. Fistos doesn’t miss any communication with his mom, Cynthia Cutshwa (38). They understand each other.