My Blind Spot Secures Approval as a “Preferred Source Vendor” in New York State

2018-12-22T15:38:50-05:00December 19th, 2018|Accessibility, Community, Government, Press Release, Technology|

Founder and CEO, Albert J. Rizzi, announced today (Dec. 19, 2018) that My Blind Spot (MBS) has been approved as a “preferred source vendor” through the New York Preferred Source Program for the Blind (NYSPSP) by the New York State Procurement Council. Through its affiliation with the NYSPSP, the MBS AccessAbility team will provide digital

SourceAmerica and WITSA Announce Policy Recommendations to Narrow the Gap in Employment for Persons with Disabilities

2018-10-23T12:05:25-04:00October 23rd, 2018|Accessibility, Employment, Press Release|

SourceAmerica and the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) published a policy statement to address the social and economic imperatives of employment of persons with disabilities and lay out a roadmap for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry to grow as leaders in supporting the employment of persons with disabilities. VIENNA, VA. (PRWEB)

MBS Statement on Aira, Intuit, and Two Blind Brothers!

2018-10-22T12:16:46-04:00October 22nd, 2018|Accessibility, Albert's Thoughts, Entertainment, Press Release|

My Blind Spot is happy to see our partners coming together for professional gains and advancements of the blind and print disabled communities My Blind Spot works with Aira on creating inclusive digital platforms, has partnered with Intuit for the past 7 years improving the usability of QuickBooks and is forging a budding partnership with

BRIDGESTONE BECOMES WORLDWIDE PARALYMPIC PARTNER

2018-10-22T08:50:55-04:00October 22nd, 2018|Activities, Community, Entertainment, Outdoors, Press Release|

WORLD’S LARGEST TIRE AND RUBBER COMPANY HAS GLOBAL RIGHTS TO THE PARALYMPIC MOVEMENT THROUGH TO 2024 TOKYO (October 18, 2018) – The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) today announced that the world’s largest tire and rubber manufacturer has become the organization’s seventh Worldwide Paralympic Partner. Already a Worldwide Olympic Partner through to

PEAPOD SHOWCASES COMMITMENT TO ACCESSIBILITY WITH PEAPOD.COM ADA MILESTONE

2018-06-05T11:39:04-04:00May 31st, 2018|Clear View News, Press Release|

Online Grocery Service Enhances Mobile and Desktop Accessibility to Meet Needs of Customers with Disabilities CHICAGO, May 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — PPeapod today announces its website and mobile app are in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations in effort to better serve its consumers with disabilities across all tablet, desktop and mobile

My Blind Spot Partners with Intuit

2016-11-10T14:33:27-05:00August 21st, 2013|Clear View News, featured, Press Release|

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

My Blind Spot Advances Accessibility in Suffolk County, NY

2016-11-10T15:05:05-05:00July 17th, 2013|Press Release|

Advocacy works. In April, Albert J. Rizzi, Founder and Executive Director of My Blind Spot, met with Suffolk County Legislator Jay H. Schneiderman (I-Montauk). The result: on June 4, 2013, County lawmakers approved a resolution that the Suffolk County government website, Internet Connection, be made accessible to the print disabled. Print-disabled individuals are those who, due