Mduduzi Nkosi suffers from Osteogenesis Imperfecta – also know as ‘brittle bones disease’. His bones are very weak and prone to fracturing. He is now wheelchair bound. But, far from allowing his wheelchair to limit him, Mduduzi has taken up wheelchair tennis. The sport has boosted his self-confidence and has given him a positive outlook on life. Watch this video to hear him tell his story. This video was produced by Health-e News Service for Morning Live (SABC2) and was originally broadcast on the 8th of June 2015 as part of a Youth Month series focused on adolescent health.
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The fight for inclusive education for children with disabilities is an uphill battle for parents in Atteridgeville.
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