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

Sending Students with Disabilities Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic Puts Them at Risk

2020-03-18T10:54:46-04:00March 18th, 2020|Community, Education|

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

Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships

2018-10-22T09:19:32-04:00October 22nd, 2018|Education, Scholarships|

Scholarships from the National Center for Learning Disabilities The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships offer financial assistance to two graduating high school seniors with documented learning disabilities and/or ADHD who are pursuing post-secondary education. The Anne Ford Scholarship was first awarded in 2002. In 2009, with a generous donation from Anne’s daughter, Allegra,