Bongathini Mbatha

Biography

Bongathini Mbatha became disabled when he was a student and his disability nearly ruined his life plans. After his disability, he followed a different career path but later assessed his life and discovered he was not happy about not reaching his initial goal. This marked a turning point in his life. In I Don’t Want to Walk Again, he talks openly about changing his attitude towards disability, accepting disability and ultimately defeating disability. He uses his life story to reveal some problems that people face every day. He talks about issues such as: Accepting your condition and moving on Rediscovering yourself and planning anew Studying, job hunting and associated challenges Determination, resignation from work and the fear of adversities Perceptions about people with disabilities Bongathini’s aim is to encourage an open conversation about disability and to raise awareness about things that negatively affect people’s lives. He also uses his sad story to bring hope to all those who might be thinking that their burden is the heaviest.

Bongathini holds a National Diploma and a BTech degree in Information Technology. He is currently at the final stages of his Master's degree in Information Technology.

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I Don’t Want to Walk Again
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,700. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Special education / physical disabilities
Bongathini Mbatha became disabled when he was a student and his disability nearly ruined his life plans. After his disability, he followed a different career path but later assessed his life and discovered he was not happy about not reaching his initial goal. This marked a turning point in his life.

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