By Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed. When I was younger, I loved acting and performing in high school. Some of the roles I played were president of Almalou Records in “Bye Bye Birdie”, a degenerate gambler looking to play in the oldest established, permanent floating crap game in New York, in “Guys and Dolls”, and a
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
My Blind Spot, a nonprofit dedicated to advancing personal independence and societal inclusion for the blind and visually impaired, is working with Intuit to ensure that QuickBooks for Windows*, the leading small business accounting software, is usable by those with conditions that impede them from reading text on-screen. Albert J. Rizzi, founder of My Blind
Dancing Dots founder Bill McCann joined faculty members from the music school of New York's Lighthouse International this past weekend to give a workshop to teachers on how to integrate braille music and related technology from Dancing Dots into their education plans for blind music students. A reporter from the New York Daily News visited
Our own Albert Rizzi is featured in this article on Psychology Today's Website. The article, titled "What is Normal?" examines the fact that Diagnostic labels are proliferating, and mental disorders seem to be annexing ever more territory. At the same time, many people with diagnosable conditions are forging their own original takes on what's normal.