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Post-school programmes for school leavers at WCCPA

Government policies and promises of an inclusive society for people with disabilities is cold comfort to parents of teenagers and young adults with cerebral palsy. As these young people left their Schools for Learners with Special Education Needs (LSEN Schools) at the...

December 2019

As an organisation dedicated to the needs of people with the debilitating effects of Cerebral Palsy, the Western Cape Cerebral Association approaches the end of 2019 reflecting on how successful we have been in improving the lives of our beneficiaries. We serve people...

Casual Day – 06 September 2019

The public’s contribution of R10 for a Casual Day sticker entitles them to express their individual interpretation of the annual theme through their outfits, which also allows them to show their support for the full inclusion and equity of persons with disabilities....

Dr Arends honoured for her work

The Western Cape Cerebral Palsy Association (WCCPA) unveiled a commemorative plaque at Red Cross War Memorial Hospital in honour of Dr Arens who spent most of her career caring for children with cerebral palsy. She published many studies on these topics and pioneered...

WCCPA Introduces new icon

The WCCPA is excited to introduce a new, more inclusive icon that will represent those diagnosed with cerebral palsy in an inclusive, empowered, mobile and active light. The message conveyed by the icon is that people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities are...

Suzy’s Retirement

Suzy has been one of the most active, on-the-ground fundraisers for the Western Cape Cerebral Palsy Association (WCCPA) for 66 years. You will remember her in your local shopping malls, wearing her blue dress and holding her red collection box and teddy bear. The doll...

ASSISTIVE BUDDIES

#25408fIndividuals that have the following conditions/injuries will benefit from assistive buddies: Cerebral palsy, strokes, arthritis, wheelchair users, arm injuries, joint replacements, back  injuries, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease and...

Recent visit to the Western Cape by Professor Faith Bischof, Vice Chairperson of the National Association for Persons with Cerebral Palsy (NAPCP)

POST SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEARNERS WITH CEREBRAL PALSY The limited post school opportunities for learners with special education needs was highlighted at a recent visit to the Western Cape by Professor Faith Bischof, Vice Chairperson of the National Association...

Annual General Meeting – 20 September 2018

Seeking to serve the needs of our clients is at the heart of everything we do. This is only possible with the dedication of our board members, staff and generous donors. We look forward to moving from strength to strength and leveraging the valuable partnerships we...

The Western Cape Cerebral Palsy Association – AGM 2018

Notice is hereby given of the 65th Annual General Meeting of the Western Cape Cerebral Palsy Association at the Village Work Centre, 11 First Avenue, Claremont on Thursday 20th September 2018 at 18:00 for 18:30 By order of the Chairperson Tel: 021 685 4150

Tekkie Tax Day – Friday 26 May 2017

The Western Cape Cerebral Palsy Association will be participating in Tekkie Tax Day on 26 May 2017. What is Tekkie Tax Day all about? The 2017 campaign is on Friday 26 May 2017 and hundreds of thousands of people participate by wearing a sticker and a pair of funky...
Post-school programmes for school leavers at WCCPA

Post-school programmes for school leavers at WCCPA

Government policies and promises of an inclusive society for people with disabilities is cold comfort to parents of teenagers and young adults with cerebral palsy. As these young people left their Schools for Learners with Special Education Needs (LSEN Schools) at the...

December 2019

December 2019

As an organisation dedicated to the needs of people with the debilitating effects of Cerebral Palsy, the Western Cape Cerebral Association approaches the end of 2019 reflecting on how successful we have been in improving the lives of our beneficiaries. We serve people...

Casual Day – 06 September 2019

Casual Day – 06 September 2019

The public’s contribution of R10 for a Casual Day sticker entitles them to express their individual interpretation of the annual theme through their outfits, which also allows them to show their support for the full inclusion and equity of persons with disabilities....

Dr Arends honoured for her work

Dr Arends honoured for her work

The Western Cape Cerebral Palsy Association (WCCPA) unveiled a commemorative plaque at Red Cross War Memorial Hospital in honour of Dr Arens who spent most of her career caring for children with cerebral palsy. She published many studies on these topics and pioneered...

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Living with cerebral palsy and the impact of physical therapy.
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Keith talks high school, bullies, dating and sports.
How cerebral palsy added to his success and his outlook on life.

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To work each day is something people with disabilities have little or no opportunity to do.
The WCCPA’s provision of protective employment each day at 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗩𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗖𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗲 is a huge blessing for many deserving people.

Specialised transport is required to give our beneficiaries an opportunity to work and expand their lives beyond the restriction of their home environment. Funding for a new bus is an urgent need for the organisation.
Please visit our website so you can read more about the work of The Western Cape Cerebral Palsy Association.

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I did it my way – Maria’s story
A great adventurer, a resourceful and independent force and a great inspirer.

Maria shares her story: ow.ly/Lmng50zmnaR
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You may remember Suzy from the days when she was found in our local shops. She spread awareness and raised funds for children with cerebral palsy. We no longer see her in the shopping areas, but she is very available online.

We all seem to be moving at a rapid pace these days, but thankfully much is just a click away! Please will you consider downloading the Donate Nation App today so you can donate to the work of The Western Cape Cerebral Palsy Association via SUZY (who is now digital!)

iOS: apps.apple.com/za/app/donate-nation/id1357031745

Android: play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=za.co.pawzapp&hl=en
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