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11 Memorable Quotes from Crip Camp

11 Memorable Quotes from Crip Camp

It's not often that a film comes out on Netflix that accurately portrays lived experience of disability. Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution is a powerful documentary that recounts the ties of a Catskills summer camp to the birth of the American disability rights...

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How To Host a Netflix Party

How To Host a Netflix Party

Now more than ever do we see how technology is critical in providing access for all. Everyday tasks and activites that would require a physical presence are shifting to online spaces. There are tools to work with your team, visit a museum, and get your groceries from...

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Maayan Ziv’s Accessible Day-trip Guide to Tel Aviv

Growing up, I spent every summer visiting family in Israel, so I’ve watched Tel Aviv flourish into a technology hub with a buzzing startup ecosystem. For me, as an entrepreneur, it’s an inspiring place full of life and energy. Jaffa is where you feel the heartbeat of...

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IDPD 2019

IDPD 2019

To everyone celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities today, here’s to the future of accessibility: envisioning a world that empowers and connects us all.

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Peace out 2017!

Peace out 2017!

It's the last day of 2017, and we are counting our blessings. We've had a wonderful year building community and connecting with incredible allies and advocates from around the world. Together we shared information about thousands of places in cities all over the...

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8 Accessible Beaches in Canada

8 Accessible Beaches in Canada

If there is one thing we know for sure its that wheelchairs and sand are a bad combination. Unless you're prepared to dig yourself out of a deep sandy ditch, it can be pretty tricky to access beaches and waterfronts. With the addition of new pathways, boardwalks, and...

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11 Accessible Attractions in Canada

11 Accessible Attractions in Canada

Yesterday we ventured across the country to take in the natural sights of Canada's accessible parks and trails. Today we are exploring the best of arts and culture, history and more. With tons to offer, Canada is rich with a wide spectrum of museums and galleries, and...

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8 Accessible Parks and Trails in Canada

8 Accessible Parks and Trails in Canada

Today marks the beginning of National AccessAbility Week in Canada. Yes, thats right, an entire week focused on creating awareness and change for accessibility across the country. Province to province, this time is intended to promote and encourage opportunities for...

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Why we need to stop saying “Special Needs”

Why we need to stop saying “Special Needs”

The term "Special Needs" is one of those cringe-worthy, euphemistic, ways to speak about people with disabilities. For years I couldn’t put my finger on what it is about this phrase that bothers me so much…but this PSA for World Down Syndrome Day perfectly illustrates...

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What a year it has been! ?

What a year it has been! ?

Hands down, 2016 is a monumental year for us at AccessNow. We are counting our wins this season and have much to be thankful for. AccessNow was named Best Product for Social Good from Azure Magazine, was chosen for a cash prize at the Social Venture Pitch Competition...

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AccessNow x VICE

AccessNow x VICE

"Accessibility can be sexy" - just one of the many memorable statements from our new feature with VICE. At AccessNow we are passionate about changing the conversation about accessibility. For too long now, access has been associated with a medical model, and we are...

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