Web based resources
This page links us with other websites that provide more in depth resources in certain fields.
Our Mission Is to support the needs of people with little or no functional speech, their families and caregivers by providing opportunities to use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).
'Alive With Hope" Providing a quality continuum of care and support to all those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS in the Masoyi Tribal Area of Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Paediatric AIDS Treatment for Africa (PATA)
A network of treatment teams improving the quality of health care through self-initiated projects
The African Network for Evidence-to-Action on Disability (AfriNEAD) exists to ensure that research contributes to a better quality of life for people with disabilities in Africa
Enabling Education Network EENET
EENET is an inclusive education information-sharing network, open to everyone. We help a wide range of people to access information and we encourage critical thinking, innovation and conversations on issues of inclusion, equity and rights in education.
Cerebral Palsy Association
The Cerebral Palsy Association (Eastern Cape) was established in Port Elizabeth, in 1955. The primary mission of the Association is to encourage, assist and care for all persons affected by cerebral palsy, and assist them to attain their maximum potential and independently integrate into the community. The Association is a registered Non-Profit Organisation, and is affiliated to the National Association for Persons with Cerebral Palsy in South Africa.
National Association for persons with Cerebral Palsy
To take such actions in the area of operation as may be necessary to prevent the occurrence of cerebral palsy and to enable persons with cerebral palsy to attain their maximum level of independence and integration into the community.
National Council for Persons with Disabilities SA (NCPPDSA)
To serve as a Pro-active Forum for the advancement of persons with Physical disabilities so as to enable them to attain their maximum level of independence and integration into the community as well as the prevention of the occurrence of physical disablement.
Malamulele Onward is a non-governmental organization which provides specialized therapy (physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy) services, equipment and caregiver training to poorly -resourced rural areas of South Africa and other African countries where children severely disabled by cerebral palsy have little or no access to rehabilitation therapy and equipment.
The Sponge Project
Disabled people, especially those living in rural parts of South Africa, often find it difficult to get information about the rehabilitation services that are available to them from government departments and NGOs in their area. This initiative was created for this purpose.
TREE’s mission is to promote and support quality, sustainable, holistic ECD for children from birth to age 7, in marginalised communities, by providing access to quality training in ECD for Adults, who impact on the lives of young children, and access to a range of resources for ECD.
An online version of the Early Learning Resource Unit's™ information service
An organisation that helps people to quit smoking so that people can live longer, healthier lives and end the harm caused by tobacco to children
Freedom from Smoking
Freedom From Smoking® Online, or FFS Online, is a program specifically designed for adults, who want to quit smoking. It’s an adaptation of the American Lung Association’s gold standard, group clinic that has helped thousands of smokers to quit for good.
Occupational Therapy Association of South Africa
OTASA is a non-profit professional organisation representing the interests of occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants across South Africa.
South African Society of Physiotherapists
The SASP is committed to being a dynamic, professional and innovative organisation, effectively representing its members and playing a pro-active role in the formulation and implementation of health care policy in South Africa.
South African Speech-Language-Hearing Association (SASLHA)
To be the acknowledged voice of Speech-Language Therapists and Audiologists in South Africa.
The Disabled Children’s Action Group (DICAG) is a cross disability non-racial national organisation of parents that was formed by parents of disabled children in 1993 for the purpose of addressing the needs of disabled children in South Africa, with a specific focus on children in difficult situations (i.e. as a result of racial oppression, environmental location, and/or severity of disability)
The Southern African NGO Network (SANGONeT) was founded in 1987. Over the past 24 years SANGONeT has developed into a dynamic civil society organisation with a history closely linked to the social and political changes experienced by South Africa during its transition to democracy. SANGONeT is still one of very few NGOs in Africa involved in the field of information communication technologies (ICTs) and continues to serve civil society with a wide range of ICT products and services.
National Accessibility Portal
South African Disability Alliance
The South African Disability Alliance (SADA) is a body that is made up of the twelve national organisations that represent disability in South Africa. This organisation was formerly known as the Federal Council on Disability and has now been reconstituted to be a body of consensus, and the voice of the disability sector in South Africa.
SADA is committed to assisting business in understanding disability and incorporating people with disabilities in opportunities, facilities and activities. SADA represents a constituency of approximately 8% of the country's population and also the demographics thereof. It is a proud body whose mandate is to develop the capacity, opportunity and empowerment of its collective membership.
The Objectives of The Chaeli Campaign are to:
Promote and provide the mobility and educational needs of disabled children under the age of eighteen years, throughout South Africa;Use its facilities and resources to assist the disabled community in any way it sees fit; Work in collaboration with other organisations for the advancement of the disabled community; Act as a facilitator to other centres / organisations / communities in Africa.
Childrens Rights Centre
The Children's Rights Centre is a non-profit organisation based in Durban that strives to transform South Africa through our vision of a child-friendly society.
The Enable Newsletter is prepared by the Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (SCRPD) at the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) with input from UN offices, agencies, funds and programmes, as well as from civil society.
Disability Resources in SA
Childrens Disability Centre
To deliver educational and medical services for pre-school and foundational phase children with visual impairment and autism who live in South Africa. Through parent support groups we want to ensure that their basic human rights are honoured.