Personal Stories

My First Story Video

Published: Monday November 15, 2021
alycia looking up at the buildings on the streets of denver

“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! ♥️

Published: Friday November 5, 2021
alycia holding her appreciation trophy from accessibility plus 2021

My first speaking award! ♥️ Thank you so much 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.

“Magic is believing in yourself”

Published: Friday September 3, 2021
alycia holding her phone wearing a shirt that says making magic happen

“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.

Published: Saturday August 28, 2021
alycia pushing up a hill in work out clothes with her hands on her wheels

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

COMING SOON: Disabling Ableism

Published: Friday August 20, 2021
picture taken from behind alycia delivering her tedx south lake tahoe speech to the crowd

“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!

Published: Sunday August 1, 2021
masha filming alycia in her short my story documentary

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!

Disability Pride Month

Published: Friday July 30, 2021
very young alycia hitting a ball with her tennis racquet over a net

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

Happy 31st BDay ADA!

Published: Monday July 26, 2021
alycia holding her hands above her head in front of a mural of wings painted on a wall

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!