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.

Self-care for partner caregivers

August 22, 2016

This post was originally published in the Spring 2

Breaking down barriers: The Rick Hansen Foundation designs a fully accessible office

August 15, 2016

Imagine not being able to work because you can’t enter an office building, use a standard desk, or see or read a computer screen.

10 ways to make your business more accessible

August 8, 2016

If you own or operate a business, chances are you’ve tried different ways to attract more customers and increase your sales.

We are "dateable": A discussion on dating, intimacy and disability

July 25, 2016

As people with obvious physical disabilities, we grew up rarely seeing ourselves represented accurately in pop culture.

Simple tips for booking the best wheelchair accessible hotels

July 18, 2016

Booking a hotel is often one of the most important and difficult decisions you’ll make when it comes to organizing your vacation.

Puppy love: How canine therapy can improve lives

July 4, 2016

The first face I see every morning is a fuzzy one. It belongs to my dog, Abe. Like many people, I can’t imagine my life without my pet.

Ambassador Spotlight: Jennifer Gabrysh

June 28, 2016

Jennifer Gabrysh grew up in Saskatchewan – an active person who loved sports, the outdoors, and spending time with her family and friends.

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday by giving the gift of accessibility!

June 24, 2016

June 24, 2016 – We are excited to announce that the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) is launching

Working with a disability: How to maximize your employment potential

June 20, 2016

People with disabilities have traditionally been underrepresented in the Canadian workplace, but that’s changing.

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