Just Like Our Paralympians, PWD Face Many Hurdles Outside of Athletic Competition

2021-08-05T10:01:18-04:00August 4th, 2021|Accessibility, Activities, Albert's Thoughts, Entertainment|

By Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed. While much of the world is riveted on the start of the 2021 Olympic Games going on in Tokyo, the use of cardboard beds for Olympians, the shorts worn by the Norwegian women’s beach handball team, and the concerns over Covid on the rise, very few people outside of the

School’s Out for Summer. But That Does Not Mean We Stop Learning…

2021-06-29T12:51:54-04:00June 29th, 2021|Accessibility, Albert's Thoughts, Education, Entertainment, Government, Technology, Web Design|

School’s Out for Summer. But That Does Not Mean We Stop Learning… By Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed. If you are a student, you are happy about the school year coming to an end. If you are a parent or guardian, maybe not so much. For approximately the last 500 days or so, the specter of

Digital Equity and Compliance Should Be as Easy as Baking A Cake By Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed.

2021-03-19T16:23:51-04:00March 19th, 2021|Accessibility, Albert's Thoughts, Technology, Uncategorized, Web Design|

There is good news and bad news when it comes to digital equity and how organizations prep for making their digital assets accessible and usable to people who have disabilities. The good news is that many organizations are beginning to appreciate everything that goes into “baking” digital equity and authentic inclusion into their design and

Biden Is In. Now What?

2021-01-06T16:20:06-05:00January 5th, 2021|Accessibility, Albert's Thoughts, Employment, Government, Technology|

Nothing about us without us! Regardless of the challenges around authentic inclusion, people who have disabilities are part of the solution. By Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed. As had been true during his campaign run, President-elect Joe Biden seems to be making good on his promise of focusing on diversity and authentic inclusion. As evidenced by

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


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