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MBS is in the running for the $25,000 Holman Prize

2019-03-18T13:22:16-04:00March 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

My Blind Spot is competing with other organizations and individuals for the $25,000 Holman Prize. The Light House for the Blind and Visually Impaired started the Holman Prize to “support emerging adventurousness and the can-do spirit of blind and low vision people worldwide.” Please take a moment now to enjoy the video we created to

Join us for TedxMidAtlantic: My Blind Spot Founder and CEO Albert J. Rizzi speaks about being “Unbreakable”

2019-03-14T13:15:17-04:00March 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Join Albert Rizzi, United States Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams, and many other notable speakers for the TEDxMidAtlantic “Unbreakable” event in Washington, DC on March 29 and 30. Overcoming a life-threatening illness is liberating. But then waking up from such a trauma totally blind can leave anyone feeling broken. Thirteen years ago, Albert Rizzi lost

Digital Accessibility and Inclusion in the Gaming World

2019-02-01T10:29:06-05:00January 29th, 2019|Albert's Thoughts, Entertainment, Technology|

Digital Accessibility in the gaming world has been and is at best clumsy. And perhaps because friends recently rekindled my interest in Dungeons & Dragons the article, “Chat Functionality in Games Released in 2019 Must be Accessible to Players with Disabilities” by Natalie Flores caught my attention; interests may be dormant, but are never forgotten.

Government Shutdown Hurts the Disability Community Disproportionately

2019-01-25T16:56:36-05:00January 25th, 2019|Albert's Thoughts, Community, Government|

Upon reading an op-ed, “Government Shutdown is Hurting Thousands of Federal Employees with Disabilities” in The Hill, I’m compelled to call on Congress and the President Trump to stop posturing and fighting for turf like the Sharks and the Jets did in West Side Story. Officer Krupsky, should the disability community be deprived because our

When it comes to employment, we failed to live up to the promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act

2019-01-17T15:01:54-05:00January 17th, 2019|Accessibility, Albert's Thoughts, Employment, Uncategorized|

In response to The New York Times op-ed, My Blind Spot's Albert J. Rizzi says Ted Kennedy Jr.'s recommendations for true inclusion need to include digital equity in the 21st century workforce. On December 27th, former Connecticut State Senator and board member of the American Association of People with Disabilities, Ted Kennedy Jr. wrote an