Going out for inclusive adventures!
In a community, inclusion looks like everyone being recognized for their differences and having a true sense of belonging – not just at schools, but at establishments and events. Community inclusion is about public facilities offering the same activities to everyone, while providing support and services that accommodate people’s differences. While Pal Experiences is committed […]
What Does Accessibility Mean To You?
What does accessibility mean to you? Close your eyes and think of the word “accessibility.” What image did you see? Chances are, you saw a ramp. A vitally crucial physical accommodation that has been synonymous with accessibility for decades. At least, that’s what it was for me. Until I met a father and a son […]
What does together-ready mean?
What does together-ready mean? Pal is passionate about bringing people together and sharing experiences. Pal Places support a variety of needs so that your whole family can feel confident exploring together. We outfit our communities with the tools and resources that enable meaningful experiences in everyday adventure. Our Pal Places desire to integrate inclusivity into their way […]
Meet Buddy the Octopus!
Meet Buddy the Octopus! We are so excited for you to meet our friend, Buddy! Although Buddy is shy, he loves to explore. Whenever he leaves his cave, he brings his handy dandy tools that help him communicate, have fun, and feel safe. Buddy grabs his talky board, headphones, and fidget spinner, and is off! […]
It’s Critical for the Disability Community & Their Families to be Included in the World
You can show the world that ‘everyone gets to go’, simply by showing up. Your presence strengthens your family, and the community. Temple Gradin once said that the most important thing people did for her was exposing her to new things. Grandin, currently a faculty member with Animal Sciences in the College of Agricultural Sciences […]
How Pal is on the Journey to Better Serve Adventurous Explorers
In 2021, Pal Experiences was named Slalom‘s annual ‘Partner for Good‘. Slalom is a global, modern consulting firm that helps companies tackle their most ambitious projects and build new capabilities. Since 2014, Pal Experiences has enabled more than 100,000 families impacted by disabilities to have meaningful outings at Pal Places with customized, know-before-you-go tools. The unique relationship presented […]
Pal Experiences Advanced Inclusion for All in 2021
With 18 Pal Places on the map, families impacted by disabilities are feeling more empowered than ever to enjoy meaningful outings in the community. To date, Pal Experiences has impacted more than 100,000 individuals and families through its customized digital resources. As we continue working toward inclusion for all, we’re thrilled for every amazing opportunity […]