Welcome to the Rick Hansen Foundation blog! We post regularly on a range of topics and issues in the disability and accessibility community.

Explore past posts to read personal experiences of disability, tips for how to improve accessibility in your community, what you can do to be more inclusive, and more.

How can we move towards meaningful access for all?

November 27, 2017

Today, one in seven Canadian adults identifies as having a mobility, vision, or hearing disability; that’s about 3.8 million Canadians.

Rick Hansen Foundation Fall 2017 Newsletter

November 20, 2017

The latest updates on Rick Hansen Foundation programs and initiatives for Fall 2017.

How art helped me heal after an SCI

October 30, 2017

Before my injury I had the world by the tail, so to speak. Active, healthy lifestyle. Fancy car. Family and friends and great relationships. Successful business.

Employment tips for people with disabilities

October 23, 2017

Did you know that October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month?

Ambassador Spotlight: Kuen Tang

October 2, 2017

Read this post in French.

Five ways to make society more inclusive

September 25, 2017

What can be done to make our society and world a more inclusive place? Here are five ways.  

September Disability Reading List

September 18, 2017

It’s time for our quarterly reading list! Below is a curated list of articles about the Deaf experience, community and culture.

Coping with vision loss in a sighted world

August 28, 2017

It’s hard to watch your mother struggle. It’s even hard to write about.

Meet RHF’s 2017 Difference Makers of the Year!

August 21, 2017

Read blog post in French.

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