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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...

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Access From Home: Food Delivery

Access From Home: Food Delivery

Last Updated: April 15, 2020FOOD DELIVERY Uber Eats - Available in 24 countries.  Foodora - Available in Austria, Canada, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Philippines. DoorDash - Available in North American cities. GrabFood - Available in Southeast Asian countries.   Skip...

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Access From Home: Education

Access From Home: Education

Last Updated: April 15, 2020.EDUCATION Khan Academy - Free, world-class education online. Offers practice exercises, instructional videos and personalized dashboard.  edX - Free online courses from 140 leading institutions worldwide. Coursera - Free online courses top...

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Access From Home: Tech

Access From Home: Tech

Last Updated: April 15, 2020TELECOMMUNICATIONS Bell (Canada) - Online assistance, online account management. Rogers (Canada) - Online assistance, online account management. Sprint (USA) - Explore and shop products online. Online support. TECH TOOLS Microsoft - Full...

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Access From Home: Entertainment

Access From Home: Entertainment

Last Updated: April 5, 2020ENTERTAINMENT Netflix Party - Google Chrome extension for watching Netflix remotely with friends, Cineplex - Rent movies online from new releases, top rentals or countless classics.  HitRecord - Online collaborative media platform. TED -...

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Access From Home: Courier Services

Access From Home: Courier Services

Convenient parcel pickup/delivery services. Schedule a pick up online or via phone call. Last Updated: April 5, 2020PICK-UP/DELIVER FROM HOME  Canada Post  FedEx  Purolator  UPS  GrabExpress - Available in selected Southeast Asian countries. Instant door-to-door...

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Access From Home: Health

Access From Home: Health

Last Updated: April 16, 2020PHARMACY Rexall (Canada) - Virtual medical care service available via video chat or phone call, covered by health card in Ontario, Alberta and BC. Access to home delivery for patients with chronic conditions using maintenance medications....

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Introducing: Access From Home

Introducing: Access From Home

As the world responds to the outbreak of COVID-19, there is an immediate need to support each other to get through this time. We've heard from you and we know that finding access to essentials during this difficult time can be challenging. Leaning on what we know how...

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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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