Latest News

image Things get festive
We recently celebrated not one but two birthdays at the KZN Cerebral Palsy Association

[posted 12 March 2015]
 
image Guardian Angels were watching over our children
A truck’s brake’s failed and collided into the back of our vehicle while taking the children home last Friday

[posted 17 February 2015]
 
image Christmas happenings
Get those diaries out and jot down these important dates

[posted 18 November 2014]
 
image Hope and help for little Tayla Grace
When the mother of a four year old with Cerebral Palsy wrote to the Big Favour for help‚ Damon Beard of East Coast Radio turned to us.

[posted 7 November 2014]
 
image Cerebral Palsy Awareness Week
From 25-31 August‚ we focus attention on families of young children with Cerebral Palsy.

[posted 22 August 2014]
 
image Diary Dates
Coming soon - the Browns’ School fete and the annual Pevensey Place fete

[posted 11 July 2014]
 
image Pevensey cricket team tops!
The annual ‘Jocks and Crocks’ Cricket match took place at Pevensey Place recently

[posted 11 July 2014]
 
image Beautiful fun!
The girls at CREST and CWAC were recently spoilt with a Pamper Party

[posted 11 July 2014]
 
image Almost ready!
New classrooms at Reunion School are almost ready for occupation and the children are very excited.

[posted 7 November 2014]
 
image Annual National Cerebral Palsy Conference: Report Back
Paula Van Eeden‚ our Centres Manager‚ attended the NAPCP Annual Conference from 19-21 May 2014 at the Tropicana Hotel in Durban

[posted 25 May 2014]
 
image Classrooms near completion
Phase III of the building project at Reunion School will provide learners with four brand new senior academic classrooms.

[posted 29 April 2014]
 
image The Easter Bunny visits
An exciting day for both the children and staff

[posted 14 April 2014]
 
image A voice for Lindelani
Thanks to modern technology‚ a young man with Cerebral Palsy is now able to express his thoughts through a tablet.

[posted 13 April 2014]
 
image Wheelchair-bound Daniel gets wings
Thirty year old Daniel Ngcobo‚ who has Cerebral Palsy‚ was liberated from his wheelchair and all physical constraints as he ‘flew’ through the Durban sky in a tandem skydive

[posted 10 March 2014]
 
image ‘Today my youngest sister turns 40’
Jacquetta (Ket) was a member of CREST for many years and her sister‚ who lives in California‚ wrote this tribute for her 40th birthday

[posted 7 February 2014]
 
image Christmas Concert with a difference!
A ‘fashion show’ ... visit from Father Christmas ... gifts and a well deserved party - sincere thanks to everyone who gave joy to our members this Christmas.

[posted 9 December 2013]
 
image Honorary Life Membership for Mrs Burdett
Long time supporter and past Chairman of the KZN Cerebral Palsy Association‚ Sharon Burdett‚ has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the Association.

[posted 20 November 2013]
 
image Browns’ School Fete: Bigger and Better!
Don‘t miss this popular annual Pinetown event

[posted 23 August 2013]
 
image Achievements celebrated at AGM
Our Annual General meeting on Tuesday 13 August was a a most enjoyable evening.

[posted 15 August 2013]
 
image Mandela Day = Fun Day at Reunion School
Gold Reef Specialty Chemicals treated the children at Reunion School to a morning full of fun.

[posted 19 July 2013]
 
image Victor Daitz Foundation sponsors new Autistic Unit at Reunion School
Sincere thanks to the Victor Daitz Foundation ‚ which has a long history of involvement with the school.

[posted 11 July 2013]
 
image A mother writes
Our dear friends Bev and Bronwen visited us recently from the USA where they now live. Bev writes ...

[posted 4 July 2013]
 
image Nielsen global Impact Day: 13.6.13
Children at the Reunion School were privileged to be the beneficiaries of the Nielsen Global Impact Day.

[posted 14 June 2013]
 
image Every swipe means R1 more for children with Cerebral Palsy
In celebration of Youth Day‚ MySchool Card is donating an extra R1 to the beneficiary organisation every time the card is swiped at participating stores.

[posted 13 June 2013]
 
image Swings and roundabouts
Playground fun comes to Reunion School

[posted 3 June 2013]
 
image Valuable information shared at Annual National Cerebral Palsy Conference
Paula van Eeden‚ Centres Manager for CREST and CWAC‚ attended the National Cerebral Palsy Conference in Cape Town recently.

[posted 31 May 2013]
 
image Diary Dates
Make a note of these upcoming events you won‘t want to miss!

[posted 31 May 2013]
 
image Nurses visit our children
Five trainee nurses came to visit our Centres - and ended up staying for the rest of the day!

[posted 3 May 2013]
 
image Winners of the World CP Day 2012 Competition announced
A team from the University of Virginia School of Engineering in the USA won first prize for their solar powered wheelchair

[posted 3 May 2013]
 
image Official opening of the new Afrisun House at Reunion School
The new boarding hostel was officially opened by the Honourable Judge Vuka Tshabalala‚ Mr Vivian Reddy and Mrs Penny de Vries‚ Chairperson of the KZN Cerebral Palsy Association.

[posted 26 April 2013]
 
image Organic vegetable tunnel donated
Children at Reunion School are growing organic vegetables to supplement their diet.

[posted 18 April 2013]
 
image Welcome back Sli
Four months after her hip operation‚ Sli is back at our Centres and getting around with the help of a walker.

[posted 9 March 2013]
 
image Inspiring autobiography by a Cerebral Palsied woman
June Neuhoff’s book, The Real Me is the true story of her painful journey through prejudice and ridicule to acceptance. A ‘must read’ for everyone.

[posted 27 February 2013]
 
image Splashing good times
The Members at our CREST and CWAC Centres are keeping cool this summer with their weekly water activities.

[posted 14 February 2013]
 
image Share the love on Valentine’s Day
You are invited to our Valentine’s Day Concert

[posted 8 January 2013]
 
image Mega thanks to Megaforce
Bikers rally support for our children and adults with Cerebral Palsy.

[posted 7 December 2012]
 
image A visit from Santa
There was great excitement at CWAC and CREST when Santa put in an unexpected appearance after the Christmas concert on Wednesday 21 November.

[posted 24 November 2012]
 
image UKZN Edgewood student chooses CREST members for case study
Improving Limb Movement in Children with Cerebral Palsy is the theme of a case study by 3rd year teaching student, Seshni Naidu.

[posted 19 November 2012]
 
image Solar powered wheelchair best idea on World CP Day
In celebration of World Cerebral Palsy Day on 4 September, people were invited to submit ideas that would make life easier for those with CP.

[posted 14 November 2012]
 
image New classrooms go up at Reunion School
Our building project at Reunion School is going full steam ahead ...

[posted 14 November 2012]
 
image Brave Sli recovering well after operation
One of the children at CWAC recently underwent surgery on her left hip and leg to help her walk better.

[posted 10 November 2012]
 
image QACCS for CWAC
A group of golfers from the building industry recently raised money for the Cerebral Palsied members of CWAC.

[posted 10 November 2012]
 
image New wheels for Nkosi
One of the children at CWAC recently received a wheelchair kindly donated by Vodacom and Game Stores.

[posted 26 October 2012]
 
image My first six weeks as a volunteer
After reading about the KZN Cerebral Palsy Associaiton in the Highway Mail, Errol called to volunteer his services.

[posted 16 October 2012]
 
image Kilimanjaro Climb
Lin Kayton reports back on the recent climb she and her friend Tracey undertook to raise funds for Reunion School.

[posted 11 October 2012]
 
image Ground breaking news
Work has begun on the new building development at Reunion School.

[posted 4 October 2012]
 
image More Gratitude
Grateful thanks to those who support us in so many ways.

[posted 4 October 2012]
 
image Our CWAC family has grown
We welcome Nkosi and Muyumba to our happy family at Children With A Challenge.

[posted 4 October 2012]
 
image Pevensey Place Fete
The annual fete took place on 22 September 2012 at the Underberg School.

[posted 4 October 2012]
 
image Keeping up with the Neadleys
Bev and Bronwen Neadley came back from America to visit recently. Bev shares the experience.

[posted 4 October 2012]
 
image Skallagrigg has a new name: Changing Perceptions
The 44th issue of our newsletter was published in October 2012 under its new name.

[posted 4 October 2012]
 
image Last chance to vote
Only a few days left to submit your idea to change the world for people with Cerebral Palsy - or to vote on those already sumbitted.

[posted 26 September 2012]
 
image Heritage Day celebrations at Reunion School
Learners, staff and invited guests were treated to traditional food, song and dance in celebration of Heritage Day.

[posted 21 September 2012]
 
image Today is World Cerebral Palsy Day
On 4 September 2012 the first ever Wold Cerebral Day will be celebrated with the theme of Change my world in 1 minute.

[posted 4 September 2012]
 
image Browns’ School Annual Fête
Bigger and better than ever - the annual fête took place on Saturday 1 September 2012

[posted 4 October 2012]
 
image Good luck Lin and Tracey
Two Durban women are climbing Kilimanjaro to raise funds for a school bus to transport Cerebral Palsied learners at Reunion School.

[posted 15 August 2012]
 
image Brand new wheels fit for a princess!
Thanks to the generous assistance of Rotary Club Durban Kingsmead, a six year old child with Cerebral Palsy is now mobile.

[posted 3 August 2012]
 
image A gift from heaven
After her death, Chez-Lynn’s wheelchair brings new life to another child with Cerebral Palsy.

[posted 3 August 2012]
 
image Best wishes to the Blade Runner at the Olympics
The members of CREST and CWAC are getting into the Olympic spirit and wishing their hero, Oscar Pistorius, everything of the best.

[posted 27 July 2012]
 
image Reunion School celebrates Mandela Day
Thanks to generous sponsors, Boxer Store Isipingo and Gold Reef Chemicals, the children at Reunion School had a wonderful day!

[posted 20 July 2012]
 
image A rose by any other name ...
After 20 years, we have decided to find a new name for our Skallagrigg Newsletter - and we are inviting you to help us!

[posted 20 July 2012]
 
image Thank you and goodbye from Lulu and Mpilo
Mpilo’s mom writes after her son ‘graduates’ from our CWAC Centre

[posted 20 July 2012]
 
image Huge changes in Bronwen’s life ...
From the quiet serenity of Pevensey Place in Underberg to a new life in Florida, USA - Bronwen takes life’s challenges in her stride.

[posted 20 July 2012]
 
image Reunion School embarks on huge new building project
Over the past 18 years, our Reunion School has grown to serve 162 learners ... and with the help of our wonderful donors, the school is now poised for even greater development.

[posted 16 July 2012]
 
image Sli finds a sponsor
Her monthly transport costs paid - and beautiful new pyjamas and a gown ... what more could a little girl ask for?

[posted 11 July 2012]
 
image Are you making full use of your tax breaks?
Taxpayers with disabilities, or who have disabled family members, are probably not making full use of the tax deductions to which they are entitled.

[posted 15 June 2012]
 
image Happy Father’s Day
Most of our children with Cerebral Palsy can’t speak ... so they made cards to get the message across to their dads.

[posted 15 June 2012]
 
image Open Day at KZN Cerebral Palsy Association
On Thursday 24 May, we hosted an Open Day at our CREST and CWAC Day-Care Centres

[posted 1 June 2012]
 
image National Cerebral Palsy Conference
Centres Manager, Paula van Eeden reports back on the Conference which took place from 14-16 May 2012 at Hope School, Johannesburg

[posted 29 May 2012]
 
image A dream comes true
There was great excitement and jubilation at the official opening of our new Therapy Centre on 21 March 2012.

[posted 23 May 2012]
 
image A shout out to all Dads
With Father’s Day just around the corner, many dads will be planning some fun with the kids.

[posted 25 May 2012]
 
image Thank you ... thank you ... thank you!
We couldn’t miss this opportunity to say a special thank you to some of our many wonderful supporters who recently went the extra mile for us.

[posted 23 May 2012]
 
image Against all odds
One of our ‘old girls’, Sarah Shannon, reports back on what she’s been doing over the past few years.

[posted 25 May 2012]
 
image Therapy dogs bring joy
We’ve recently added PAWS for People to the regular activities at our Centres - much to the delight of our Cerebral Palsied children and adults.

[posted 25 May 2012]
 

News & Events


Get email updates









Email Marketing by VerticalResponse

Skallagrigg Newsletter

Download Edition 50 in pdf format

Download Edition 49 in pdf format

Download Edition 48 in pdf format

Download Edition 47 in pdf format

Download Edition 46 in pdf format

Download Edition 45 in pdf format

Download Edition 44 in pdf format

Download Edition 43 in pdf format

Download Edition 42 in pdf format

Download Edition 41 in pdf format

Download Edition 40 in pdf format