Air travel can be challenging for people regardless of Ability. But things are changing to make the friendly skies more disability friendly.
I am eternally grateful to all those known and unknown to me who helped me on my journey. Truth be told, they may not have even been aware that they helped me.
My Blind Spot Launches AccessAbility Works Podcast Topics will focus on digital equity and authentic inclusion for people of all abilities
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
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
Many online classrooms and supportive services are not accessible or usable to students with a disability By Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed. In their “Situation Summary”, The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) offers thoughts about mitigating the ravages of the coronavirus pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus. We should acknowledge that it presents more challenges
This is not “Fake News”! Trump’s Proposed Budget Hurts the Disability Community. Politicians take notice: Ignore the disability community at your own peril By Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed. I am not here to endorse or stump for any candidate, party, or administration. However, I believe we can all agree, and endorse the notion of voting
By Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed. I am someone who happens to be gay. There was a time when if someone called me a “Queer” or a “Fag” I would have considered knocking them on their ass. As a man who happens to be blind, were you to call me disabled I would similarly take you
by Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed. For some reason, the state of New York bars individuals who happen to be blind from securing a driver license. Because of this, many of my peers and colleagues from the disability community rely on public transportation, taxis, and the kindness of strangers to get around. This means that we
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
From the CEO and Founder, Albert J. Rizzi Friends, 2019 marks My Blind Spot’s 10th year of being champions for true inclusion and digital equity for all, ensuring Ability is included alongside Race, Gender, Orientation and Religion in both our social and corporate cultures. As we look forward to the year ahead, I wanted to