Personal Stories

Disability Pride Month in Reflection

Published: Saturday July 29, 2023
Alycia pushing her wheelchair with Milo on a dog walk

As we wind down the clock on #DisabilityPrideMonth2023 I’m filled with a multitude of emotions: exhaustion, amazement, and definitely pride!  It is approaching two years since I devoted my efforts to running The Alycia Anderson Company full time, and today I am filled with some senses of accomplishment, although I know that I am far from finished … read more… Disability Pride Month in Reflection

33rd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)!

Published: Wednesday July 26, 2023
Alycia sitting on grey couch with leg crossed reading Judy Heumann memoir.

Today, we come together to commemorate the 33rd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)! A day of reflection, appreciation, and celebration of the incredible progress we’ve made in inclusion and accessibility for people with disabilities. The ADA, signed into law on July 26, 1990, and was a pivotal push towards equal rights and … read more… 33rd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)!

This is the “why” for me!

Published: Wednesday July 26, 2023
Alycia and Annabelle on the red carpet meeting for the first time.

This very moment right here is the “why” for me! I had the privilege of speaking at the Rollettes Experience about one week ago. While there, I had the amazing opportunity to meet so many young girls who attended the event. Each of them making their way through discovering who they are and what they … read more… This is the “why” for me!

Be Like Josh Foundation

Published: Saturday July 8, 2023
Alycia smiling with Josh in his wheelchair

Yesterday we went to this amazing event in San Francisco, for the Be Like Josh Foundation. A nonprofit that was founded by Kimberly Elliot after she rescued Josh (cutie!) a Goldendoodle with a disability called cerebellar hypoplasia. If you follow me you on other platforms you know I post about this little guy and his … read more… Be Like Josh Foundation

An Amazing April

Published: Thursday May 5, 2022
alycia sitting in fron of a mural in phoenix arizona that says you are amazing while she is making the heart symbol with her hands

Last month was epic for my new found company’s journey into inclusion. On top of registering an official trademark for Disabling Ableism the Modern Pathway to Inclusion, I had the distinct honor to deliver five speeches to organizations that are promoting the allyship of disability inclusion in our world. It started with a speech to … read more… An Amazing April


Published: Saturday January 1, 2022
alycia at ocean lifting her hands over her head

The last few years I have chosen a word of the year. This word helps me visualize my professional goals and guides me daily, motivating me and holding me accountable throughout the year. 2019 was YES – The goal: Challenge myself to say yes to any and all new opportunities that came my way. Result … read more… #RiseUp2022

Happy New Year!

Published: Friday December 31, 2021
what a year list of achievements for twenty twenty one

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… Happy New Year!

My disability is who I am.

Published: Friday December 3, 2021
alycia sitting on steps smiling and looking at her wheelchair

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… My disability is who I am.