“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… My First Story Video
My first speaking award! ♥️ Thank you so much Accessibility.com for this cute surprise!! Thank you for all the work you do to open up opportunities for all of us because without accessibility there is no inclusion.
About me! From the time I can remember my father always encouraged hard work, disability or not. He would say on repeat “through hard work one finds value and purpose in themselves. This is an especially important thing for anyone facing a lifetime of adversity.” So, I have always worked. This was way before inclusion … read more… Labor Day and Employment for People with Disabilities
“Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Believe in yourself and all possibilities ahead of you …do that! Have an amazing day ♥️
My disability has elevated my life. It empowers me to look at life in different ways and to be proficient in ways I would not be without it. What empowers you and elevates you in your life? Please share! Let’s inspire each other! Film credit: colorfoolfilms.comSponsor @boxwheelchairs
“Everything you’ve ever wanted is sitting on the other side of fear.” George Addair A very good friend of mine has been reminding me of this all year. POWERFUL. In this I have made very deliberate and intentional choices to push through my many fears to uncover what might be on other side and it’s … read more… COMING SOON: Disabling Ableism
That’s a wrap! I had an amazing opportunity to partner with the team at Colorfool Films to shoot a short documentary film on my story and mission! This a group of filmmakers who “believe stories change the world by telling stories in an authentic, cinematic and compassionate way to drive the biggest possible impact.” YES … read more… That’s a wrap!
On the last day of #DisabilityPrideMonth I’m so PROUD to be me. I’m grateful for the journey and extremely hopeful for our future. I’m thankful for literally everything, every moment, every challenge overcome, every hardship, every beautiful opportunity I have been blessed with in this life to share #Possible. “Together we can. Together we should. Together we will. … read more… Disability Pride Month
Today marks the 31st anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act from which I have been granted my wings to fly freely along side 61 million others in United States living with a disability in this life. 26% (1 in 4) adults in the United States have some type of disability. #ADA one … read more… Happy 31st BDay ADA!
“Alycia, you can. Alycia, you should. Alycia, you will in this life. If you can imagine it, anything is possible. Now start believing and conquer the world for yourself and a tiny bit for me.” Love, Papa This speech is my gift to you Papa. I hope you’re smiling down from heaven with pride, and … read more… If you can imagine it, anything is possible.