The Weekend Play Date

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Nicole da Silva has quickly become an established on-air favourite through her shows which are fun, interesting and honest with a hint of geekiness. Her charismatic warmth and sass makes her relatable and a favourite to listen to on weekend afternoons.

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Universal Children’s day

Universal Children’s day (20 November 2018) highlights the importance of all children, including those living with a disability and to reflect on where society has failed them.

Nina Zylstra

This week we catch up with Special Kidz Editor Nina Zylstra to find out a little more about Quirk and Bravehearts for Children...


With it being Mental Health awareness Month, this week we wanted to give you all the info you needed if you or a loved one is struggling with self destructive thoughts...

Disability 360 - HiHopes

HI HOPES is the Early Intervention partner for families of deaf and hard-of-hearing babies. Hearing loss impacts all areas of development for babies, including language, socio-emotional, perceptual, cognitive and future academic performance. Early intervention is the key to typical development in all these areas

Nicole Breen

Nicole Breen- Project Leader: Information and Awareness SA Federation for Mental Health spoke to Nicole da Silva about prevention of Metal illnesses associated with drug abuse and responsible use of Marijuana.

Sibahle Collection

Nicole spoke to Khulili Vilakazi-Ofosu the Co-Founder of The Sibahle Collection, a company has created a doll with Albanism.

Albanism Society South Africa

In honor of Albinism awareness month, Nicole spoke to the Albinism Society of South Africa to find out a little more about some of the struggles people living with Albinism experience on a daily basis.

Chaeli Campaign

This week Nicole caught up with Michaela Mycroft, from the Chaeli Campaign, who in 2011 she won the International Children's Peace Prize. Listen to the full interview here...

Disability 360 - Dave's Shop

In this weeks edition of Disability 360, Nicole speaks to Dave, a young man who has down syndrome and runs his very own successful business selling party confetti...

Disability 360 - Xolani Luvuno

A Cuppa Jt speaks to Hein Venter and Xolani Luvuno. Xolani was taken in by Hein a few years ago. Xolani was living on the street, addicted to drugs and alcohol and suffering an amputation as a result of bone cancer. But he captured the hearts of thousands when he completed the Comrades Marathon on crutches earlier this year.

Disability 360 - Irene Fischer

On the 22nd of October 2009, Irene Fischer sustained a traumatic brain injury when a truck slammed into her car after skipping a red traffic light. Nicole caught up with Irene so we could hear her story...

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