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Residential Care

Residential care is an important aspect in the lives of those persons with disabilities who, by virtue of their severe disability, are unable to live independently.  While the aim is always for persons with disabilities to live independently, this is not always...

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Peer Support

Peer Support
  None of us are willing to listen to advice given from someone who has never been in our shoes. How can they possibly know what they are talking about if they have never had the same experience?   The same applies...

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Transport

Transport
Suitable and affordable accessible transport for persons of all disabilities remains a challenge and is one of the largest barriers to the independence of persons with disabilities. There are many rural areas of the Western Cape which do not have public transport,...

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Awareness

Awareness
A large portion of our work is raising awareness of disability and working towards creating a society that recognises persons with disabilities as equal citizens.  Our awareness projects are aimed at educating the public on all aspects of disability. Persons with disabilities...

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Services to Branches

Services to Branches
WCAPD supports APD Branches in a continuous process of evaluating, planning and implementing action to solve problems and achieve their goals. In this way, new skills are transferred which contribute to the expansion of knowledge and efficiency of staff on all levels....

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Social Development

Social Development
  Disability can happen to anyone at any time, usually when least expected. In our experience, most people are overwhelmed by the new situation in which they find themselves, and have no idea where to find help or advice. They are completely...

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Work & Employment

Work & Employment
The ability to work, earn an income and create a support one’s family is something many of us take for granted. Work is the means by which an individual can escape poverty and secure the necessities of life. It also plays an...

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Day Care

Day Care
Early stimulation and development activities and the opportunity to play with and form friendships with peers are vital for ALL children in order for them to flourish and grow. For children with severe and profound disabilities these opportunities are often very limited....

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Education

Education
Every child has a right to education… this includes children with disabilities!   The values and principles of inclusive education underpin our work in helping children with disabilities and their parents access this right. Children with disabilities should as far as possible,...

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