Tag: DisablingAbleism

Happy 32nd Anniversary ADA!

Published: Tuesday July 26, 2022
judy heumann in black and whiet speaking to congress on hearing on discrimination on the basis of disability

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… Happy 32nd Anniversary ADA!

Griffis Residential: Accessibility Beyond Compliance

Published: Thursday July 21, 2022
alycia out front of grifis residential thirty one hundred property waiving her hand up to the signage

Today I shared time and space with Griffis Residential DEI council, executives, investors and amazing team in Boulder, CO. Thank you for inviting me to share my message of #DisablingAbleism and for taking a deep dive in the conversation of disability inclusion in the workplace, in multifamily, in rental housing, in accessibility and and beyond! Today we paved further … read more… Griffis Residential: Accessibility Beyond Compliance


Published: Saturday June 18, 2022
apartmentalize marketing banner with alycia pictured along a header im speaking in san diego

I hope you can join my session “Disabling Ableism® The Modern Pathway to Inclusion in the Workplace” at NAA on June 22nd in San Diego! See you there!

RPMOne Keynote Event!

Published: Friday June 3, 2022
Image description: Alycia on stage speaking with RPM ONE sign behind her in Austin wearing black pants and pinstripes.

Thrilled to have been invited to deliver my #keynote centered around my Heart of Inclusion message at the RPMOne event last week in Austin, TX Their theme Coming Together as ONE is where to begin with INCLUSIVITY! Thank you for giving me the platform to share! So happy and thankful! ♥️

GNAA Magazine Feature!

Published: Wednesday June 1, 2022
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“The opportunity in multifamily to pave the paths forward to inclusion is there every day.” Thank you Greater Nashville Apartment Association – GNAA Magazine for this feature! Full article link below. Page 15! ?? MANAGEMENT Q&A with Alycia Anderson Who are you and what do you do? I am a TEDx speaker, founder and CEO … read more… GNAA Magazine Feature!

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
a quote from alycia during the when autumn comes podcast guest appearance

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… When Autumn Comes Podcast

Getting to Know: Alycia Anderson

Published: Wednesday March 30, 2022
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As a corporate consultant and the owner of her own company, Alycia Anderson crafts speeches and corporate policies that advocate accessibility and inclusion. (Photos by Andrew Calisterio) A Roseville-based disability advocate encourages corporate America to rethink accessibility Comstock’s Magazine MAR 30, 2022 By Vanessa Labi In the opening lines of her 2021 talk for TEDx South … read more… Getting to Know: Alycia Anderson

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

Published: Monday March 28, 2022
alycia sitting in her wheelchair in front of trees wrapped with lights

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