Category: Blog

2023 #Amplify!


Published: Friday January 6, 2023
Alycia wearing black pushing wheelchair across the street with caption I love dreaming big and taking daily action on the scary things. Goal setting is the path way to possible. 2023 Amplify

The last few years I have chosen a Word Of The Year! This word has proven to drive growth personally and professionally. It keeps me motivated and on track. It is what I use to craft my daily/weekly affirmations and tasks to complete. It’s my goal off the box. It’s a path forward to reach for my … read more

Employment is a basic human right.


Published: Monday October 31, 2022
ID: Alycia wearing all black with a bun in hair smiling pushing her wheelchair up a ramped hill.

Employment is a basic human right. Accessibility is a basic human right. Earning a Livelihood is a basic human right. Inclusion is a basic human right. And because of Ableism somehow it’s been acceptable through milenia to not offer basic human rights to those with Disabilities (invisible or visible) in the Workplace. This is an uphill battle and there is so much room to … read more

Voting Accessibility


Published: Monday October 24, 2022
ID: Alycia wearing a brown hate and white striped shirt with her I voted sticker on her shirt smiling.

I support Equitable Access to vote! People with disabilities face a ton of barriers in Voting Accessibility. Barriers such as a total lack of Accessible Polling locations and machines or restrictions on absentee voting practices. Imagine making your way to vote and there is no access to enter the polling station with your assistive devices such as your wheelchair or … read more

Celebrating October NDEAM with Abbvie!


Published: Wednesday October 19, 2022

ID: Alycia sitting in her studio wearing black and white on a split giving her speech “Disabling Ableism” to the Team! Thank you Abbvie DEI Counsel for inviting me to share my Heart of Inclusion message 🎤 and for shining a light on the value of Disability Inclusion the workplace during #NDEAM2022 Dana K. your a true ally of the impact these … read more

 #Accessibility features!


Published: Tuesday October 4, 2022

Can anyone say #Accessibility features!? Well done #Subaru for doing what you say and saying what you do! This is the most #Accessible car and #Inclusive car buying experience, I have EVER experienced! Like ever! ✅ Adaptive #Tech (ease of use game changer!) ✅ Adaptive driving tools (wow incredible) ✅ Adaptive hatchback settings (literally life changing!) ✅ Rebate for my hand control installation (never happens!) … read more

Oh yeah! National Disability Employment Awareness Month(NDEAM)! 


Published: Monday October 3, 2022

Oh yeah! It’s October and that means it’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month(NDEAM)!  October is a month to raise awareness of the employment needs and contributions of individuals with all types of disabilities that can be carried on throughout the year! It’s a month to educate and empower employers and employees about the need for … read more

Beyond Compliance: Accessibility in Multifamily


Published: Wednesday August 24, 2022
grace hill website screenshot of alycias article beyond compliance

In the multifamily industry, we have all heard of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We have policies in place for it. It is referenced, stated, and explained in our training courses,onboarding materials, and development plans. And we all understand we have a social and legal responsibility to uphold the ADA in our business. However, … read more

Happy 32nd Anniversary ADA!


Published: Tuesday July 26, 2022

It’s been 32 years since the passing of The Americans with Disabilities Act. This legislation and the story behind it, is right up there with the historical stories about human freedom we all know of including, The Civil Rights Act and Woman’s Suffrage. The ADA activists paved the way for the first opportunities of inclusion … read more

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2022


Published: Thursday May 19, 2022

In celebration of the 11th Global Accessibility Awareness Day. One cannot help but to ponder, what does accessibility really mean?  Why should we be aware of it, and how should we celebrate our awareness of it? The organizers who marked the official celebration of this day have intended it to focus on the “digital access … read more

A hello and reintroduction to me and my business!


Published: Monday March 14, 2022

Hi friends & colleagues, new and those who are always there consistently! Thank you! Lots of new faces recently so Im wanting to introduce or reintroduce myself and business. I’m Alycia, a TEDx motivational speaker, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility corporate consultant and the founder & CEO of The Alycia Anderson Company, LLC. Back in the … read more