Podcasts

I Spark Change Podcast


Published: Monday May 9, 2022
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Alycia Anderson sitting in wheelchair with black pants and leopard shirt with a statement saying widening the doors for all of us to have the life that we choose

When Autumn Comes Podcast


Published: Monday May 9, 2022

Episode 54: Alycia | Widening Doors I had the amazing opportunity to be a guest on the When Autumn Comes podcast last week, an organization that provides a place for special needs parents to share hope, stories and resources to other families of children with varying abilities, in different phases of their journey. This is … read more

A Woman’s Take on Intersectionality Through the Lens of Disability


Published: Monday March 28, 2022
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I was honored to deliver my speech called “A woman’s take on intersectionality through the lens of disability” to Abercrombie & Fitch in celebrating Women’s History Month and I highlighted the many women of our past who also have disabilities in common like me.  Women such as: Frida Kahlo, Maya Angelou, Helen Keller, and Judy … read more

Thank you to Abercrombie & Fitch Co. for inviting me back!


Published: Monday March 21, 2022
Alycia sitting in studio giving virtual speech to A&F Co team. She is smiling and wearing a tan vest with hair in a high bun.

HUGE thank you to Abercrombie & Fitch Co. for inviting me back for the 2nd time! HUGE honor to be the keynote speaker celebrating Women’s History Month. Loved sharing my speech A Woman’s Take on Intersectionality Through the Lens of Disability. Grateful for having the opportunity to share the stories of some of the stellar … read more

Kicking off 2022 with Club 21 Learning and Resource Center!


Published: Monday January 31, 2022

I had the super awesome opportunity to be invited to speak at Club21 Learning and Resource Center yesterday to kick of my 2022 bookings! What is Club 21? Great question! Club 21 provides the educational tools and resources that enable individuals with Down syndrome to be fully included. Their goal is for every individual with … 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

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

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

It’s Invisible Disabilities Awareness Week!


Published: Sunday October 17, 2021
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Monday marked the first day of Invisible Disabilities Awareness Week! A week to educate society about the progress we still need to make towards acceptance of all disabilities including the invisible ones. “About 25% of U.S. adults have a disability, and most invisible disability metrics in the U.S. say that roughly as high as 20% … read more

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