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  1. The Shoprider Hall of Fame: Historical Biographies – Franklin D. Roosevelt

    The memory of Roosevelt’s life is not of him confined to a wheelchair. In fact, people often forget that he was disabled. In this Shoprider bio, we are interested in his public life that has made him well renowned, as well as his everyday life with a disability.

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  2. Electric Wheelchairs - We ALL Love to be Beside the Seaside

    Sunny South Africa is renowned for its diverse coastline (about 2400km), beautiful beaches, and wonderful weather. A day at the beach is easily accessible for most visitors, but not for the mobility impaired - especially those confined to manual and electric wheelchairs. Our constitution embraces complete inclusivity for one and all, and so it is exciting to see innovative measures emerging for wheelchair beachgoers. 

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  3. Wheelchair Ramps - Making the World More Accessible

    The term ‘accessibility’ is a buzz word in the world of wheelchair mobility, but what

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  4. Shoprider – Shining the Spotlight on those with Wheelchair ‘Super-Powers’

    November 2019 has become a proudly South African month. Alongside all fellow South Africans, Shoprider is basking in the victorious aftermath of our boys bringing home the Rugby World Cup trophy with a power and presence beyond the sport. This has closely been followed by the excitement of our very own Anrune Weyers taking South Africa’s first gold for the women’s 400m track event at the 2019 Para-athletics championships in Dubai. 

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  5. Wheelchairs – ‘No Child Left Behind’

    How often, during your day-to-day routines, do you notice, interact or engage with a child with a disability? If you are a parent, do your children have any contact with peers dependent on manual or electric wheelchairs? Are healthy and respectful awareness conversations taking place around your dinner table about children with disabilities?

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