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Disrupting the Failure in Accessibility

Disrupting the Failure in Accessibility

written by Ahmed Saleh from the DMZ. We liked it so much we had to share.   Looking for an industry that’s ripe for disruption? Try accessibility; or rather, the lack thereof. It’s 2016 and things have come a long way, but Canadians with disabilities still face a...

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Shifting Space airs on CBC Radio

Shifting Space airs on CBC Radio

Are people disabled or is it our environment that is disabling? - This was the question I posed to CBC Radio when they asked me what I wanted to talk about on the radio. Recently I've had the opportunity to work with CBC Radio - on Monday I'll be hosting a one hour...

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AccessNow on CTV National News

When the media shows support for us...and does this good a job at authentically telling our story -just as it is, with no ableist spin...I couldn't be more thrilled. I had so much fun working with the folks at CTV News to shoot this segment. Any day I get to bust...

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Uber Launches Accessible Service

Uber Launches Accessible Service

Maayan Ziv was the first person to test our Uber's new and improved UberWAV (Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle) service in Toronto. The company has relaunched UberWAV, partnering with private transportation companies like Dignity Transportation to add more accessible vehicles to their system and is now offering WAV rides at UberX rates.
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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...

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AccessNow’s Accessible Photowalk

AccessNow’s Accessible Photowalk

One day on my way home, I bumped into Evgeny Tchebotarev of 500px. Evgeny and I have been virtual friends for years now, chatting all things photography. We got to talking about AccessNow and 500px and soon came up with this super idea to host an ACCESSIBLE PHOTOWALK....

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International Day of People with Disabilities

International Day of People with Disabilities

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcwnxHqZL4U Today is International Day of People with Disabilities! We are celebrating with the launch of our brand new sparkly blog. We will be featuring stories about awesome movers and shakers in the accessibility world. Do you have...

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Get Involved!

Get Involved!

Want to get involved? Here are 3 ways you can join our community! Contribute to our map of places worldwide. Share your #AccessNow story What does #accessibility mean to you?

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AccessNow in the Media

AccessNow in the Media

Our founder Maayan Ziv has been marathoning through the media lately, creating awareness about accessibility! Check out some of these behind the scenes images from all the recent flurry. (Some of these features haven't even been released yet....shhhh)....

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