AbiliTrek welcomes Alina Purcell to the team as the newest Executive Assistant. Meet Alina Born and raised in Eagle River, Alaska, Alina is currently enrolled in the Honors Program earning a degree in Exceptionality and Disability from Woodring College of Education at Western Washington University. Alina is pursuing a career in policy work and litigation.… Continue Reading Meet Alina
On International Mentoring Day, January 17, 2020, the Class of 2019–32 individuals and one organization–was inducted into the Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame for their mentoring excellence and impact regarding disability inclusion. The namesake of this award, Susan M. Daniels, was a force of nature. She achieved enormous success in creating a… Continue Reading Congratulations, Daman!
AbiliTrek has had a roller-coaster of a year. With start-up life, comes highs and lows, exciting and where-will-we-be-in-two-months moments. But we are still here looking ahead to the new year. So what have we been up to and where are we planning to go? Consulting Consulting has been our main niche this past year; from… Continue Reading Our Year in Review
My name is Cora Eddy and I was born and raised in Bellingham, Washington. Shortly after I was born, I became ill in the hospital with a Group B Strep meningitis infection and then hydrocephalus, which is known as “water on the brain”. Between the age of 21 days old and about two years old,… Continue Reading A Note From Cora, Our New Blogger
AniliTrek would like to welcome Olivia Hall to our team! She is our Community Manager! Introducing Olivia Olivia is from Seattle, Washington. Her primary hobbies include archery, traveling and dancing. However, she expresses, ‘if you whip out any board or card game, then I will join in a heartbeat, so you may not want to… Continue Reading Meet Olivia, our Community Manager
Disability. What does this word really mean? How much do you really know about disability? There is so much more to disability than just a medical diagnosis and personal physical limitations. A lack of access is what is truly disabling to people with disabilities. Access is the key to an equal opportunity. Eliminating physical… Continue Reading More About Our Training
As a small business owner, is a welcoming environment for your consumers important to you? Have you ever thought about how accessibility plays into the environment of your business? It may surprise you that accessibility is a factor in how welcoming your business is to people with disabilities. The Disability Market The disability… Continue Reading About Our Small Business Consulting
As the day of the Accessibility Awareness Event approaches, we at AbiliTrek are getting more and more excited! Details Come join us on September 29, 2018, from 1:00pm-4:00pm, at the Fairhaven Green in Bellingham, Washington. If you are not able to attend this event in person, AbiliTrek will also be streaming live, so support us on… Continue Reading A Preview: Gearing Up for the Accessibility Awareness Event
Consumers have asked us why we ask so many questions on our platform. Our Response: In developing our platform, we took into account that disability is not “one size fits all”; disability is so diverse. Blindness, deafness, as well as mobility needs are all on a spectrum; even two people with the same diagnosis… Continue Reading Why So Many Questions?
In mid-July, our CEO Daman Wandke had the opportunity to travel to Las Vegas, Nevada for the annual US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) Conference. Daman booked a flight with United for him and his Personal Care Assistant (PCA), and he knew they were staying at the Cosmopolitan once they arrived; he was ready to go.… Continue Reading At the Annual USBLN Conference