Why we need to stop saying “Special Needs”

Why we need to stop saying “Special Needs”

The term “Special Needs” is one of those cringe-worthy, euphemistic, ways to speak about people with disabilities. For years I couldn’t put my finger on what it is about this phrase that bothers me so much…but this PSA for World Down Syndrome Day perfectly...
What a year it has been! ?

What a year it has been! ?

Hands down, 2016 is a monumental year for us at AccessNow. We are counting our wins this season and have much to be thankful for. AccessNow was named Best Product for Social Good from Azure Magazine, was chosen for a cash prize at the Social Venture Pitch Competition...
IDPD at Accessible Canada

IDPD at Accessible Canada

We live in one of the most exciting times. It is a time for innovation, for new ideas, for inclusion, and a celebration of diversity. We are on our way to establishing legislation that will break down barriers for millions of Canadians, recognizing the importance that...
Happy Birthday AccessNow!

Happy Birthday AccessNow!

Today we celebrate our 1st birthday and we want to say thank you. A lot has happened in this last year. AccessNow has grown to feature thousands of places in cities around the world. We have collaborated with awesome individuals and organizations and highlighted the...
Happy Holidays from AccessNow?

Happy Holidays from AccessNow?

It is the holiday season and here at AccessNow we have so much to be thankful for. We are thankful for our wonderful supporters who have pinned locations all over the map since we launched in August. We are thankful for the amazing partnerships we have made and the...