Since its establishment in 1962 SASAPD has gone through a full circle of revolution and change. We continue to re-evaluate our position and our role in the ever changes structures of sport in South Africa and throughout the world.
The focus of the organisation is to develop and promote the sporting codes offered at Paralympic level for athletes with physical disabilities, visual impairment and blindness. We distinctly offer pathways through our affiliations with international bodies such as IBSA, IWAS and CPISRA and our annual Nedbank National Championships for Physically Disabled, as recognised steps towards Paralympic Games qualification across a variety of sports
We work and are an affiliate member of SASCOC as well as being associated members of a number of other national sporting federations.