Disability Awareness in a Progressive World

Disability Awareness in a Progressive World Disability awareness in South Africa is good but it isn’t making the difference. We need to take Action. In a country with much diversity, we still see a lot of social stigma that excludes children and adults with disabilities. Children with disabilities are most likely to not complete schooling […]

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Employment for Disabled People in South Africa

Employment for Disabled People in South Africa Employment for disabled people in South Africa is low. With the right support we can make it higher. Many more could join in the cause. If you are disabled, you would be worried about jobs available for you or you have tried with no success. There is guidance, […]

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Musical Inventions for People with Disabilities

Musical Inventions for People with Disabilities Musical inventions for people with disabilities are usually invented by those who were disabled, such as: Django Reinhardt – Jazz musician Reinhardt damaged two fingers due to a fire accident that almost killed him. The jazz musician went on to create a new style of jazz despite the damage […]

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Accepting People with Disabilities in the Workplace

Accepting People with Disabilities in the Workplace Accepting people with disabilities in the workplace needs to be highlighted. There are so many stereotypes of people with disabilities, such as them being: Incapable Unambitious Unreliable Expensive Reasons for people with disabilities not being employed are: Ignorance Fear Prejudice 45 percent of employers say that they cannot […]

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Disabilities at Work

Disabilities at Work Disabilities at work. Like all people, employees with disabilities bring a range of skills and talents to a business. There is also a range of support to assist them with employment and training. If you have a disability while working, such as: Illness Accidents You may want to return to your job […]

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Employees with Disabilities in the Workplace – Inclusive Training

  Employees with Disabilities in the Workplace – Inclusive Training Employees with disabilities in the workplace, includes workers with visual impairments and physical impairments. At Action, we believe that by including a workforce of people with disabilities into companies adds the following: Competitive edge Broader perspective Encourage creativity Boost morale Hiring people with disabilities isn’t enough; […]

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Disability is a Social Issue that Employers can Change

Disability is a Social Issue that Employers can Change Disability is a social issue. Disability is not an impairment itself, but the perceptions and barriers that occur. People with disabilities are more vulnerable to abuse and crime than most of their peers. Children with disabilities are often put in care homes and isolated from their […]

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Tips for Caregivers and People with Disabilities

Tips for Caregivers and People with Disabilities Caregivers and people with disabilities tips. Caring for people with disabilities is not an easy task. It can be mentally and physically draining. Here are a few tips for caregivers of people with disabilities.  Do not take things personally Disability comes with depression most times and the person […]

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Tips for Caregivers and People with Disabilities

Tips for Caregivers and People with Disabilities Caregivers and people with disabilities tips. Caring for people with disabilities is not an easy task. It can be mentally and physically draining. Here are a few tips for caregivers of people with disabilities.  Do not take things personally Disability comes with depression most times and the person […]

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Job Skills Training For Adults With Disabilities

Job skills training for adults with disabilities in Roodepoort at Action4 The Blind and Disabled Children. We offer training for employees with disabilities who would benefit from advanced computer skills training. We also offer learnership programme training for interns with disabilities. On the job training is the best way to gain skills. It is a […]

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Invisible Disabilites Explained

Invisible Disabilites Explained Invisible disabilities are just that – invisible! Having a mental health issue and learning differences is so difficult to identify. It is vital that people understand that disabilities are really just unique differences.  As we all know, every individual has strengths and limitations. Life is about getting through the obstacles on the […]

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Charity for the Blind

Charity for the Blind Charity for the blind is an uninhibited act of giving. You can give any many ways such as your time, money, products or education. The season of giving is just around the corner and you may have it in your heart to give to a charity for the blind. If you […]

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How can we help People with Disabilities

How can we help People with Disabilities How can we help people with disabilities? It is a fact that disabled people in the workplace, schools and social circles are affected in a big way by non-disabled people. It is sad that we as a community are their greatest barrier. Employing people with disabilities has many […]

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Assistive Technology in South Africa

Assistive Technology in South Africa Assistive technology in South Africa can help students with disabikities learn with ease. There are low technologies such as graphic organizer worksheet: Graphic Organizers help students organize their thoughts during the writing process. This helps students with the following disabilities: Dysgraphia Written expression issues Then there are cutting edge technologies […]

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Art and Disability

Art and Disability Art and disability and getting the passion to start art projects. Do not ley your disability limit your creativity. Let out your inner artist and create something the world needs to see. You can express your emotions and the way you see the world through art. There is nothing better than art […]

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Computers and Assistive Devices for People with Disabilities

Computers and Assistive Devices for People with Disabilities Computers and assistive devices are always being improved for disabled consumers. In the past people with disabilities had no access to computers and limited assistive devices. Those who have a learning disability process information differently and struggle to read things online and use software. Dyslexia and visual […]

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Blind Date – Tips for Dating a Blind Person

Blind Date – Tips for Dating a Blind Person Dating a blind person is a blind date that needs a few tips. Many blind people say there are a few things they would like sighted people to know when dating a blind person.  First impressions do count Even though they cant see you, they will […]

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Sudden Disability is a Shock

Sudden Disability is a Shock Sudden disability is a shock and you may have many emotions. What can I expect? How do I go forward? How is the disability going to affect my life? Recovering from any injury does impact a persons life and can be painful for you and your family. Finding acceptance is […]

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Disability Culture In South Africa

Disability Culture In South Africa Disability culture is the perfect topic as the 24th of September was heritage day. We as a society need to learn to accept each and every South Africans differences and celebrate those differences. This will only happen if we can accept our authenticity. Each person has their own talents and […]

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Workplace Accommodations for the Blind and Disabled

Workplace Accommodations for the Blind and Disabled Workplace accommodations for the blind and disabled is not an expensive activity. It is never easy for a disabled person to disclose their disability when searching for a job. Some disabilities are not even visible or obvious, but they do limit the persons daily life. It is against […]

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Disability Is Not A Curse

Disability Is Not A Curse Disability is not a curse. Disability seems to be severely misunderstood in many underdeveloped countries worldwide. Many believe that disability is a curse.  The Definition Of Disability According to the World Health Organization, the definition of disability describes many types of physical or mental impairments and anything that causes limitations […]

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Disability Vision and Mission

Disability Vision and Mission Action for the Blind and Disabled Children in South Africa strives to ensure that people with disabilities are included in society. We believe that if the government, community and businesses can stand together, we can honour the rights of those with disabilities. Let not just talk about about fighting discrimination and […]

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Disability Etiquette for Employees

Disability Etiquette for Employees Disability etiquette for employees. Not all disabilities fit in one box. There are disabilities such as depression, asthma and many other illnesses. Many people have temporary disabilities which are just as debilitating as permanent ones. People with disabilities do not always like to discuss their limitations and employers should always practice […]

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Daily Challenges of The Visually Impaired

Daily Challenges of The Visually Impaired Daily challenges of the visually impaired. To be visually impaired is to be misunderstood. The sighted have their own idea of what blind people are, without getting to know them first. Blind people do function in daily life, they just do it differently. There are a few barriers and […]

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A few Things You May Not Know About Blind Co-workers

A few things you may not know about blind co-workers. To better understand your co-workers that have vision loss, we have listed a few things you may not know about blind coworkers. This will help you to interact without upsetting anyone. #1. They may be able to see some things Visual impairment doesn’t always describe […]

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Staff Members with Disabilities

Staff Members with Disabilities Staff members with disabilities come from various backgrounds and have different disabilities. Here are a few common disabilities:  Vision Impairment  Vision impairment describes people who are completely blind or have partial vision loss When speaking to a staff member that has vision impairment always identify yourself and any others with you. […]

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Crime and People with Disabilities in South Africa

Crime and People with Disabilities Crime and people with disabilities sadly go hand in hand. Around 90 percent of women with disabilities are raped and three times more likely to die prematurely due to domestic violence. These victims deserve justice and we need to better understand why they experience such heinous crimes. People with disabilities […]

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The Importance of Skills Training for Disabled

The importance of skills training for disabled is paramount. These people face many barriers in training and education. They are deprived of access to many necccessary skills for employment. Disabled people face discrimination worldwide. They also face barriers to be able to seek employment. Disabled people miss out on opportunities due to societies ignorance and […]

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Computer Lessons for the Visually Impaired

Computer lessons for the visually impaired available in Roodepoort. We rceive donations of computers and accessibility software from the community and set them up for our blind students. We at Action are a team of experienced and educated trainers and strive to empower the visually impaired. Our computers are built by volunteers and we are […]

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Finding Vision When Disabled

Finding vision when disabled may sound impossible. We are not talking about physical vision, we are talking about purpose and motivation despite being a disabled person. “Just because a man lacks the use of his eye doesn’t mean he lacks vision” – Stevie Wonder  Disability is seen as failure as you are more dependent and […]

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People with Disabilities are Capable Workers

People with disabilities are capable workers. Here are a few reasons why you should employ people with disabilities: Happy Employees Employers love workers with disabilities as they are willing and grateful employees. They are always open to new ideas and do their best to make things happen. Increased Profits Ask any employer who has disabled […]

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Computer Skills For Physically Challenged

Computer Skills For Physically Challenged Computer skills for physically challenged help mend barriers. There are many tools out there such as Braille Displays, portable CCTVs, and specialized keyboards. Software has also been developed such as JAWS screen reader which is useful for the blind. Windows 8 and OSX has synthetic voice browsing and there are […]

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Disability and Societies Role

Disability and societies role. There are around 1 billion people worldwide that have a disability. In developing and developed countries, people with disabilities are poverty-stricken. They are excluded economically and socially despite their human rights. We need to get to a place where society embraces all, no matter their disabilities. The media must portray a […]

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Assistive Tech for People With Disability

Assistive Tech for People With Disability Assistive tech is playing a major role in improving the lives of people with disabilities. The assistive tech global market is moving towards $30.8 billion by 2024. Here are three high-tech assistive tech inventions making life easier for people with disabilities: A wheelchair that climbs stairs Scewo is a […]

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Disability and Poverty Go Hand in Hand

Disability and poverty go hand in hand sadly. There are a few reasons for this. Disability and poverty come from job loss and lower income, as well as educational barriers. Poverty limits access to much needed services such as healthcare and preventative services. Many employees who are disabled work in environments that effects their health […]

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Stroke Survivors Rehabilitation through Aerobics

Stroke survivors rehabilitation through group exercises and walking improves mobility. Varied types of aerobics and walking experience significant improvement with endurance and walking despite having just had a stroke. Stroke survivors that take part in aerobics and cardio exercise programs have the best chance of rehabilitation. Strokes are the leading cause of disability in the […]

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People with Disabilities Can Be Productive

People with disabilities can be productive. The missing factor to ensure that people with disabilities can be productive is funding. These South Africans deserve  a life of self worth, socializing and an income. The sad truth is that less than half are employed and when employed earn less pay and little training. Because of the […]

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Blind Pianists That Rocked the World

Blind pianists know too well that music does not discriminate. We have grown up knowing many musicians who made some pretty damn great music. There are blind pianists who have reached stardom through various genres of music. The most astounding fact is that many of these musicians learned through playing by ear. Ray Charles One […]

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Fabulous Careers for Blind People

Careers for blind people is possible. Since the rise of technology, the attitudes of people with disabilities is a positive one. There are many doors being opened for people with all types of disabilities, whether physical or intellectual. There are over 300 careers to consider for people with visual impairments. Here are a few careers […]

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Being Positive as a Disabled Person is Key

Being Positive as a Disabled Person Being positive as a disabled person is a little more work than for an able-bodied person. For a person with a disability, there are many pressures in daily life. Here are a few tips for staying positive when living with a disability: Support is Important Find a circle of […]

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Labour Law and Disability Prevents Discrimination

Labour law and disability in South Africa prevents discrimination in the workplace. Around 5 million South Africans have a disability. That is about one in every ten person. Less than 1 percent are employed and this is why we need to take action. The employment equity Act states that people with disabilities are people that […]

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Gene Therapy For Vision Loss Brings Hope

Gene therapy for vision loss Gene therapy for vision loss may be the cure for blindness. in December 2017, the FDA approved Luxturna. This is the first ever gene therapy to treat a genetic disease that causes blindness. In 2018, the therapy was approved. Luxturna is designed to fix mutations in a gene that causes […]

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Jobs You Probably Thought Blind People Can’t Do

There are jobs you probably thought blind people can’t do. Right? Would you believe that there is a blind award winning journalist? or an acclaimed chef? Professional Photographer Pete Ekhart calls himself a tourist in the land of the “sighted” “I am trying to cut a new path as a blind visual artist. I am […]

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Depression in People With Disabilities

Depression in People With Disabilities Depression in people with disabilities is a growing health concern. It affects 350 million people worldwide. According to a World Mental Health Survey of 17 countries, it was found that one in every 20 person has experienced depression. Depression in people with disabilities is more common than people with no […]

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Personal Safety for People with Disabilities

Personal safety for people with disabilities is necessary as they are three time more likely to be victims of assault, crimes and bullying. As mentors for people with disabilities, we urge the community to help people with disabilities be aware of their surroundings and dangers thereof. Personal safety for people with disabilities tips: Be Aware […]

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What Do Blind People Actually See?

What do blind people actually see? Its common for people with sight to ponder what do blind people actually see? There isn’t a one size fits all answer for blindness as there are different degrees of vision loss. Blind From Birth A person who is totally blind cannot say they see black as they have […]

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Working With People Who Have a Disability Tips

Working With People Who Have a Disability Tips Working with people who have a disability is about collaborating and not pity. Due to the stigma and discrimination towards people with disabilities, there is an aura of complacency. This overlooked group of people have started to believe they are the things others tell them they are. […]

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A Few Facts You Didn’t Know About Blindness

A few facts you didn’t know about blindness. there are many things to know about blindness. here are a few facts you didn’t know about blindness that will open your eyes. #1. There are different types of blindness Some people can be legally blind but still see shapes, colours and a little light. Only 10 […]

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New Bionic Eye Helps Restore Partial Sight

New bionic eye helps restore partial sight in six blind patients through brain imaging. Vision was returned partially by using a video camera attached to glasses linked to electrodes implanted into their brains visual cortex. The Orion glasses work by bypassing the patients eyes and damaged optic nerves and projecting footage to the brain. Alex […]

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How To Interview a Blind Employee

How to interview a blind employee for the job. There are things you should do and things you should not do. Always keep in mind that the person you are interviewing is a person. When the person who is visually impaired arrives for their interview, they may require assistance. It is the receptionists duty to […]

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Blind Chess Player Makes His Move

Blind chess player, Darpani Inani is an exceptional opponent. Inani is the highest rated blind chess player in India and has represented his country four times at the World Blind Chess Championship. Darpani talks about his journey: “I started playing chess at the age of 13 and, since then, there has been no looking back. […]

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Myths About Employing People with Vision Loss

Myths about employing people with vision loss. Every year more and more South Africans are suffering with vision loss. One in three adults with vision loss is employed. So why consider employing an employee with vision loss? These employees have positive traits. They are loyal and grateful to their employees and prove so in all […]

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Self Employment for People with Disabilities Only Option

Self employment for people with disabilities only option in South Africa. Disabled job candidates who attend many interviews are seen by employees as incapable. This is why many would rather be self employed. Self employment for people with disabilities is possible when they are given the best training. Business ventures are undertaken by the disabled […]

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Blind Communities and Discrimination

Blind communities and discrimination is everywhere, including the workplace. If you ask any blind person they will tell you how they are affected by discrimination. Companies will enter into a learnership with partially blind learners. But what about the person with total blindness? At Action we hope to change this and show the blind employees […]

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Myths and Misconceptions About Disability

Myths and misconceptions about disabilities is very common. These ideas are fear based, and bring about prejudice and discrimination in South Africa. By promoting negative images of people with disabilities in the media, we are saying that it is ok to mock and avoid such people. Discrimination creates barriers for people with disabilities. Here are […]

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Students with Disabilities and Technology

Students with disabilities and technology. There are many ways that technology helps students with disabilities. As we know, many students have disabilities where they cannot write like others do. This is where voice to text plays a crucial role. This also helps students who are visually impaired process visual information.  Adaptive computing technology allows the […]

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How To Apply For Learnership If Disabled

How to apply for a learnership. If you are interested in applying for a learnership. Contact Action for more details. You will come in for an interview. Bring in neccessary documents such as: Certified copy of your ID – if you are not a SA citizen, you can bring a copy of your passport and […]

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Computer Classes for Students with Disabilities

Computer classes for students with disabilities are available for efficient and comfortable accessibility. Action’s computer training center goes over and beyond with regards to special accommodations. With a range of state of the art computer and software developers, students are able to develop and empower students with disabilities. For a student with impairments to master […]

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The Secret to Happiness with a Disability – Learnership

The secret to happiness with a disability isn’t with having money or having an able body. Even able bodied people have their share of gripes from life. The secret to happiness with a disability begins with inner peace. No More Regrets A lot of us become disabled through an accident. Living in regret every day […]

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Disabled Employees are High-quality Workers

Disabled employees are high-quality workers and are found to be better employees than those who aren’t. Research shows that 75 percent of employers ranked their disabled workers as very good when it came to work quality, dependency, motivation and integrity. Employers have been heard saying that hiring people with disabilities is good for a company’s […]

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Successful Learnerships Tips

Successful Learnerships are important for launching a professional career. They are not only a great tool for preparation into the workplace but also for networking. The job market is very competitive and this is why learnerships are so vital. Successful learnerships are a kickstart for many students with disabilities. Firstly, set goals. Do not begin […]

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People with Disabilities Meet Many Barriers

People with disabilities meet many barriers. Technology bridges these barriers. By gaining computer skills they are able to read, write and communicate with others. People with disabilities face meet barriers still when it comes to using a computer. These barriers are grouped into three categories: Barriers to providing computer input Output interpretation Reading supporting documents […]

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Students with Special Needs Computer Skills

Students with special needs and disabilities experience highest unemployment and abuse in South Africa. There is an air of sympathy for students with special needs and disabilities but no assistance given. This group is often neglected and isolated. Many aren’t educated about inclusive education and computer training. The needs of learners with disabilities are just […]

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Computer Skills For the Disabled is in Demand

There is a huge demand for computer skills for the disabled. Reason for this is that data science skills in South Africa is a global need. The demand for such skills is skyrocketing and we realize that people with disabilities can meet this demand. Applicant for learnership programmes have to be between the ages of […]

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Learnerships Benefit Students With Disabilities

Learnerships benefit students with disabilities and combines a theory of practical skills in the workspace. Through learnerships, a student learns life skills such as communication and teamwork and receives a qualification that is registered on the National Qualifications Framework. A contract is drawn up by employer, the learner and accredited skills development training provider for […]

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Empowering The Visually Impaired Through Skills

Empowering the visually impaired isn’t an activity many seeing people think about. There are many obstacles for the visually impaired such as financial, psychological and emotional ramifications. We need to become aware of the painful discrimination in all areas of the lives of the visually impaired. Imagine your life in darkness and all you have […]

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Unemployment Rate for People with Disabilities

Unemployment rate for people with disabilities is 50 percent higher than able-bodied people. People with disabilities now have more employment opportunities due to SETAs and their training providers. At Action, we use adaptive technology for advanced computer training. A physical disability is defined as something that affects a “major life activity” of a person, such […]

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Jobs that Suit People With Disabilities

Jobs that suit people with disabilities are limitless. We understand the term disability as a person who cannot carry out all the normal and physical and mental tasks. People who have a disability can channel their skills and work on things they are capable of doing. Disability cannot drag a person down and they can […]

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Call Center Training for The Blind in Johannesburg

Call center training for the blind and disabled available now in Roodepoort. The call center industry is the ideal environment for the blind and disabled. At Action, we ensure that call centers gain capable and efficient employees.  Visually impaired people do not need to be held back. With the correct accommodations, these employees are set […]

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JAWS For People With Vision Loss

JAWS for people with vision loss is designed to promote independence. At Action for the Blind and Disabled Children, we are passionate about what we do and we are committed to the blind and disabled community. Our JAWS for people with vision loss classes covers an introduction to terms and the elements related to computers, […]

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People With Vision Loss Face Barriers to Employment

People with vision loss face many barrier to employment. People with vision loss have dreams, hopes and talents just as sighted people do. Employment rates among people with vision loss are high.  Action for the Blind and Disabled Children do see their potential and strive to empower the visually impaired youth so that they can […]

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SETAs – Things You Need To Know

SETAs are the way to go in South Africa. Skills are in high demand in our country where the unemployment rate is so high. Only 50 percent of school leavers get employed in our country. The rate is even higher for youth with disabilities. SETAs help by empowering the youth in our country. What is […]

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Inclusive Workplace for People Who are Blind

Inclusive workplace for people who are blind bridges the social gap. Employees who are blind can be as capable as sighted people if given the right tools. If you are considering working with someone who is blind or visually impaired, here are a few workplace inclusions to consider:  #1.  Allow Everyone in the Room to […]

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Set Up A Learnership With Action

Set up a learnership with Action 4 the Blind and Disabled and you wont be disappointed. As an employer you will need to apply for a learnership grant. Once you have done this you can set up contracts and learnership agreements with learners. Setting up a learnership in 9 steps: #1. Choose a Learnership Employers […]

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Disability Equity Training That Works

Public and private sector bodies have realized that their work practices and policies do not fulfill the needs of people with disabilities. Disability equity training is key to helping employees understand what disability actually is and how to implement changes in the workplace.  We at Action highly suggest using our organization to help you with […]

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Hiring People with Disabilities Advantages

Hiring people with disabilities is good for small businesses. These small businesses are not exempt from improving hiring practices and encouraging recruitment of people with disabilities. Hiring disabled workers can offer a few important financial, branding and growth advantages for small businesses. Here are a few advantages for hiring people with disabilities #1. Tax Benefits […]

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Students Who are Blind or Visually Impaired Need Help

Students who are blind or visually impaired work best when given the correct training. Action for the blind and disabled children offer top notch computer training for students who are blind or visually impaired, preparing them for the workplace. we offer training with adaptations suited to the workplace including assistance for learnership training and preperation. […]

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Challenges Blind Job Hunters Face

Challenges blind job hunters face are many. Discrimination among the visually impaired has increased recently. This is no new topic or even surprising to many in the blind community. There are jobs for visually impaired people but only if you have at least 50 percent vision. Where does this leave those who have total blindness? […]

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People in The Workplace with a Disability

Visually impaired and disabled students come from all backgrounds and ages. Disability doesn’t discriminate. There are gardeners, farmers, musicians and teachers. We at Action believe that our students have many abilities and are capable of achieving great things, This goal is possible with the help of businesses and the community assisting with funds or learnership […]

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Unemployed and Disabled training

Unemployed and disabled is at an all time high. Although government legislation encourages employers to make reasonable workplace adjustments, this is being ignored. Even just a small adjustment and some openmoindedness can help people with disabilities gain employment. A disability grant is barely enough to help a learner gain independence, confidence and a purpose in […]

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On-the-job Training in Johannesburg

On the job training in Johannesburg is available when a learner enters into a learnership. On-the-job training in Johannesburg is a sure bet when you need employees who are experts at their jobs. When there is a specific skill needed in a company, there is on-the-job training given. At Action, we believe in guiding our […]

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Opportunities for Learners After Learnership

Opportunities for learners after learnership are plenty. If an employer is impressed with your work performance and ability during a learnership, they may just employ you. This is more likely to occur if there is a spot open for you in their company. Another option would be that the employer could enroll you in more […]

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Learnership Requirements for The Disabled Youth

Learnership requirements for youth that have a disability starts with some computer skills. At Action we believe that South African businesses should assist youth with disabilities to enter into the workspace. Employers should help employees reach their goals and they should welcome people from the community to partake in a learnership program. Companies must select […]

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Pottery For Students Who Are Visually Impaired

Pottery for students who are visually impaired is great for enhancing the sense of touch. Working with clay is the best way to allow students to use their sense of touch and be creative.  Action offers these classes as it may even be used as a source of income for blind students.  Their art work […]

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Employment for The Blind Available

Employment for the blind available. There are many training opportunities and various types of employment available throughout South Africa. However, people who are visually impaired or have low vision are a small group compared to other disability groups. Sadly, there is little to no support in most rural communities. There is employment for the blind  […]

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The Roles Of a SETA for Skills Training

The roles of a SETA for skills training is empowerment based. As we know, our beautiful country is not equipped with skills required for employment and social development. South Africa lies at the bottom of a list of countries for eduction, unemployment, economic literacy and skilled workers. At Action we are bridging the lack of […]

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Blind Students Can Learn Seeing Jobs

Blind learners learn using their senses as they have insufficient sight for visual learning. We have to distinguish between the those who have some sight and those who have never seen. Here are a few questions to ask: How much sight does the student have and how useful is it? How competent is the student […]

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Blind People Can’t Be Employed, Or Can They?

Blind people can’t be employed, or can they? Many employees are not aware of the abilities of people who are blind or visually impaired. There is a valid reason for this. Its not common thing to know a co-worker or have had experience with one that is visually impaired. The prevalence of blindness and visual […]

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Training for Young Blind Students in Roodepoort

Training for young blind students is vital for them to gain skills and experience needed to enter the employment space. At Action, we focus on training for young blind students to compete against able bodied persons. “we teach learners not just the required skills prescribed by SAQA and the NQF, we teach them to DISregard […]

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Tips to Support Employees with Disabilities

Support employees with disabilities by making changes in the workplace. This would come with a few hurdles and you would need to be creative and goal orientated. It is important to implement specialized technology that will benefit all staff future and present.  You wouldn’t want to spend too much on something that will just become […]

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Benefits of Employing a Disabled person

Benefits of Employing a Disabled person Benefits of employing a disabled person and profit.  Employees with disabilities are affordable but there are many other benefits besides your bottom line. People with disabilities are creative when adapting to a given task or environment. They are brilliant at problem solving skills, flexibility and perserverance.  They are always […]

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Unemployment is High for People with Disabilities

Unemployment is high for people with disabilities.  According to a study by the International Labour Office (ILO) young people with disabilities struggle to find employment due to a lack of social skills such as work attendance. Without social skills there is no job stability and reduced job capability. Action focuses on communication skills within the […]

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Learnership Programme Scams in South Africa

Learnership programme scams are sadly on the increase in South Africa. We at Action suggest that all job-seekers respond only to learnership, bursary, job adverts and internships if they are advertised by recognized publishers or organizations.    Action for the blind and disabled children ensures that we advertise legitimate learnerships and training. We are transparent […]

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Skills Development in South Africa

Skills development in South Africa is a process of indentifying skills gap and developing or enhancing skills. It is vital as your skills will determine whether you are capable to do the work. As the time is approaching for many students attempting to enrol in Universities and colleges and being turned away, we have a […]

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Training Learners is Good for Business Branding

Training learners is good for business branding and presents a prime opportunity to increase the knowledge and expertise of possible employees. In this day and age, the development of employees is costly to the company.  It is better to have in house training as employees/interns miss out on work time when they attend seminars etc. […]

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Accredited Training Service Provider in Gauteng

Accredited Training Service Provider in Gauteng Accredited training service provider is important when you want to develop skills within the workforce. An accredited training provider is vital for companies as they include: SETA grants and SARS tax rebates Training that is of the highest quality SETA approved courses BEE compliance and points A recognized qualification […]

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The Unemployment Rate for Workers with Disabilities

The Unemployment Rate for Workers with Disabilities The unemployment rate for workers with disabilities is high in South Africa.  Disability organizations and communities devote a lot of time and energy to improve the development of workers who have a disability.  The unemployment rate for workers with disabilities can be minimized when we bridge the gap […]

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A Learnership For People with a Disability

A Learnership For People with a Disability A learnership for people with a disability leads to a qualification. This qualification is registered on the National Qualifications Framework. It is designed to provide technical and work specific skills, as well as communication and teamwork skills. A contract is drawn up by the employer, learner and training […]

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Computer Training for Partially Sighted Students

Computer training for partially sighted students in both basic and advanced skills is implemented by Action 4 the blind and disabled children in Roodepoort. Our training center is equipped to teach partially sighted students on how to use a computer independently. The main goal is to support students and enhance and develop their computer know-how. […]

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Computer centers for Visually impaired

Computer centers for visually impaired use special software “JAWS” for all communities.  With correct training, there is a wide scope of employment opportunities available for the visually impaired.  Action is one of the computer centers for visually impaired that goes over and beyond for learners who reside in rural and urban areas. Now the visually […]

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