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Happy New Year!


Published: Friday December 31, 2021

Today I sit in reflection of this past year and I’m filled with gratitude and I’m compelled to sincerely thank you. Thank you to those who have invited me to share my story and have provided a stage to make a positive impact towards a better and more inclusive tomorrow. Thank for every message of … read more

Chico State News Today


Published: Monday December 27, 2021
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5 QUESTIONS WITH ALUMNA AND MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER ALYCIA ANDERSON NEESA SONOQUIEDECEMBER 22, 2021ALL STORIESDIVERSITYEXCELLENCEPEOPLEVOICES Alycia Anderson (Physical Education, ’05) is a tennis player, cyclist, and identical twin. She also was born with sacral agenesis, a congenital disability affecting her spine, and has used a wheelchair all her life. After a successful career in technology sales, … read more

Real People, Real Stories Podcast


Published: Monday December 20, 2021
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Thanks so much to the AMAZING team TPGi for inviting me to be a guest on the Real People, Real Stories Podcast. I’m proud of our conversation! You are doing really important work in #Accessibility! #Grateful Check out the conversation and learn more about ableism here: https://lnkd.in/eC75fkGU

Equal Entry – Accessibility Activists Interview


Published: Wednesday December 8, 2021
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Alycia Anderson  is an accomplished TEDx motivational speaker, published writer, corporate inclusion consultant, and founder of The Alycia Anderson Company. Alycia’s authenticity and charisma draw others to her and she naturally connects them to inspire, mentor and support. Alycia holds a European Masters Degree in Adapted Physical Activity emphasizing the benefits, practices, and principles of inclusion. … read more

Trilogy Residential Management


Published: Sunday December 5, 2021
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I’m excited to share that I will be delivering my Disabling Ableism: The Modern Pathway to Inclusion speech to Trilogy Residential Management virtually on December 6, 2021 followed by a live Question & Answer session.

My disability is who I am.


Published: Friday December 3, 2021
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I was asked in an interview recently, “how did I learn to love my disability?” Truly it is just who I am. Just like everyone else here. I did not have a say in what form of life I would be given on this Earth, and just like everyone else here, I had to discover … read more

International Day of Persons with Disabilities


Published: Friday December 3, 2021
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Honored to have my friends at Grace Hill choose to feature my message of “Disabling Ableism: The Modern Pathway to Inclusion” today in recognition of International Day of Persons with Disabilities. “Harvard Business Review defines ableism as ‘a discrimination or social prejudice against people with disabilities based on the belief that typical abilities are superior.’ It is … read more

Accessibility Matters™ interview with John M. Griffin


Published: Tuesday November 16, 2021
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I had the chance to catch up with John M. Griffin on Accessibility.com’s, Accessibility Matters podcast series, after emceeing their AccessibilityPlus 2021 event. John and I dive into my TEDx talk, Disabling Ableism: The Modern Pathway to Inclusion, that I delivered earlier in the year at TEDx South Lake Tahoe. Watch the full interview as … read more

My First Story Video


Published: Monday November 15, 2021
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“Advocating for each other is where inclusion starts.”  Here is a piece of “My Story.” A labor of love project dreamt up by my husband to help share my story with you.  Thanks to Colorfool Films a group of filmmakers who “believe stories change the world by telling stories in an authentic, cinematic and compassionate way to drive the biggest … read more

Living Full Out


Published: Sunday November 14, 2021
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Alycia’s interview runs from 15:30 ~ 42:30 ABOUT THIS EPISODE The Living Full Out Show with Nancy Solari encourages you to be open to sharing your opinions with loved ones. Maybe you want to voice a concern with your significant other but are scared of the outcome. Perhaps you would like to change your major … read more