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.

Rick Hansen Foundation Spring 2017 Newsletter

April 26, 2017

The latest updates on the programs at the Rick Hansen Foundation for Spring 2017.

Ambassador Spotlight: Michael Saunders

March 31, 2017

Meet Michael Saunders, one of 15 people with a disability who trained to become an RHF Ambassador in Atlantic Canada in March 2017.

March Disability Reading List

March 24, 2017

Looking for something new to read? Here’s a few great articles on the personal experience of disability.

The upside of accessible and inclusive communities

March 6, 2017

What does it mean when we say a community is accessible? An accessible community is barrier-free and doesn’t limit anyone’s participation in everyday life.

Making history accessible for today and the future

February 27, 2017

Thirty years ago, I was wheeling through the Canadian Prairies on the last leg of my Man In Motion World Tour.

"My disability is an unspoken thing."

February 21, 2017

Djami Diallo has had to overcome many obstacles.

Universal Design 101

February 6, 2017

Confused by the term “universal design” and what it's all about? Today, let’s chat about what it really means and why it’s important.  

The dos and don’ts of disability sensitivity

January 31, 2017

Do you find yourself feeling unsure of how to act around people with disabilities?

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