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Read my lips – a face mask to help the deaf

Lauren Neilson, a fourth-year speech and language pathology student, began making lip-reading masks when she realised how hard it was to communicate with deaf people when wearing a conventional mask. A Cape Town occupational therapist who turned her love of sewing into a self-run business, and a Durban entrepreneurial speech therapy student are unmasking lips …

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Making reasonable adjustments to the workplace

It is well documented that hiring people with disabilities is good for business, the economy and your company’s morale. That said, employers have a responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to the workplace so that an employee with a disability can do their job effectively. Previously referred to as a ‘reasonable adjustment’, a workplace adjustment is a change to a work process, …

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