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Oh my GAAD

Oh my GAAD

We’ve heard the facts – people with disabilities around the world have dramatically lower employment rates than non disabled people. It’s not because disabled people aren’t smart enough or qualified enough, but because we still face a wide range of...
2020: A Year In Review

2020: A Year In Review

While 2020 was pretty shit for most of us and brought a lot of challenges with it, this year also blatantly highlighted changes that can and need to be make within our society. These days we are all living with a sense of limited access, whether you have a disability...
AccessNow wins Governor General Award

AccessNow wins Governor General Award

I’ve often said that the work we do at AccessNow is not about me but about enabling and empowering our entire community of people with disabilities, activists, advocates and allies to do more and reach new heights. Our platform is about vocalizing the needs and rights...
How to be an ally for the disability community

How to be an ally for the disability community

There are 1.5 billion people on the planet with disabilities, and allyship is an important part of making the world more accessible and inclusive.  Whether you are already doing your part or have never thought about these issues before, here are 8 legit ways to show...
How we fought American Airlines and won

How we fought American Airlines and won

photo credit: John Morris Signatures social media impressions ACT OF CHANGE Over the past few weeks we have worked hard to rally together after American Airlines announced a new discriminatory policy that banned wheelchairs weighing more than 300lbs from their...