Some Disabilities Are Not Seen or Even Heard… By Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed.

2020-10-30T13:20:42-04:00October 30th, 2020|Accessibility, Albert's Thoughts, Education, Technology|

As many of you know, I am a person who just happens to be blind. For some, it is not immediately obvious that I am, in fact, totally blind and not just visually impaired. Whenever I am out and about walking with my guide dog Vaughn, I am usually asked if I am training the

Which Presidential Candidate is Good for the Disability Community? A Tale of Two Presidential Campaign Websites By Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed.

2020-08-26T14:06:06-04:00August 26th, 2020|Accessibility, Albert's Thoughts, Government|

I don’t need to remind anyone that we are in the home stretch for one of the most important general elections in my lifetime…and probably yours too. It will be Donald Trump and Joe Biden battling against each other to determine who will be sitting in the Oval Office for the next four years. Additionally,

My Blind Spot Launches AccessAbility Works Podcast Topics will focus on digital equity and authentic inclusion for people of all abilities

2020-07-23T16:09:03-04:00July 23rd, 2020|AccessAbility Works podcast, Accessibility, Albert's Thoughts, Community, Employment, Entertainment, Events, featured, Press Release, Technology|

Founder and CEO, Albert J. Rizzi, announced today that My Blind Spot (MBS) is launching a podcast called AccessAbility Works. The podcast will center around digital equity and authentic inclusion of Ability alongside Race, Gender, Orientation and Religion in both our social and corporate cultures. The podcast will focus on how important accessible, usable, and

The ADA: To Celebrate or Not to Celebrate? That Is the Question.

2020-07-22T15:45:25-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Accessibility, Albert's Thoughts, Community, Employment, Events, featured, Government|

As America celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), are we better off as a community because of it? By Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed. Happy Anniversary to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which was enacted 30 years ago July 26, 1990! I don’t know about you, but for me, I

Call Me Anything You Want but Let’s Get Digital Accessibility Done Now By Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed.

2020-06-18T11:39:20-04:00June 18th, 2020|Accessibility, Albert's Thoughts, Government|

Call Me Anything You Want but Let’s Get Digital Accessibility Done Now By Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed.   Every few months I read a blog or social media post about whether we should refer to members of the disability community as “disabled” or “a person with a disability”. I even wrote about that very subject

Axe is for Both Seasoned and Aspiring Developers Focused on Usability, Functionality and Accessibility

2020-05-28T13:56:59-04:00May 28th, 2020|Accessibility, Albert's Thoughts, Technology, Web Design|

Axe is for Both Seasoned and Aspiring Developers Focused on Usability, Functionality and Accessibility By Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed. Utilizing the new beta features in the free axe browser extension created by Deque Systems “Deque”  is the next step in  building digital equity and authentic inclusion into your development and design processes building digital equity

Technology Work to Restore Sight (Part 2)

2020-04-15T10:42:51-04:00April 15th, 2020|Accessibility, Albert's Thoughts, Employment, Government, Technology|

Advancements in Technology Work to Restore Sight (Part 2) By Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed. With the disability community being the largest minority group in the world, with over $8 trillion in discretionary income, why wouldn’t we work to include them as a valued and celebrated market base or candidate for employment? There are three reasons:

Technology Helping the Blind to See

2020-04-01T10:37:40-04:00April 1st, 2020|Accessibility, Albert's Thoughts, Employment, Government, Technology|

Advancements in Technology Work to Restore Sight (Part 1) By Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed. Every few months, I come across something on social media about the latest breakthrough that might give people who are blind the ability to see. Every now and then, I am even asked to participate. Ten years ago, I was selected