Letter of Commendation to the Department of Transportation

2019-08-21T11:55:34-04:00August 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

My Blind Spot, in partnership with American Airlines, is leading a coalition of like-minded organizations endorsing the Department of Transportation's guidance on Emotional Support Animals aboard airplanes. Read the full letter below: Full Letter to the Department of Transportation August 9, 2019 The Honorable Elaine L. Chao Secretary U.S. Department of Transportation 1200 New Jersey

Notes on my Appearance at TEDxMidAtlantic 2019

2019-04-11T11:13:36-04:00April 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

by Albert J. Rizzi I was honored to speak at the recent TEDxMidAtlantic 2019 “Unbreakable” event held at the end of March in Washington, D.C. It was jam-packed with many distinguished speakers offering their views, including Representative Elijah Cummings and U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams as well as an up and coming future leader, Ethan

MBS is in the running for the $25,000 Holman Prize

2019-03-18T13:22:16-04:00March 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

My Blind Spot is competing with other organizations and individuals for the $25,000 Holman Prize. The Light House for the Blind and Visually Impaired started the Holman Prize to “support emerging adventurousness and the can-do spirit of blind and low vision people worldwide.” Please take a moment now to enjoy the video we created to

Join us for TedxMidAtlantic: My Blind Spot Founder and CEO Albert J. Rizzi speaks about being “Unbreakable”

2019-03-14T13:15:17-04:00March 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Join Albert Rizzi, United States Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams, and many other notable speakers for the TEDxMidAtlantic “Unbreakable” event in Washington, DC on March 29 and 30. Overcoming a life-threatening illness is liberating. But then waking up from such a trauma totally blind can leave anyone feeling broken. Thirteen years ago, Albert Rizzi lost

When it comes to employment, we failed to live up to the promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act

2019-01-17T15:01:54-05:00January 17th, 2019|Accessibility, Albert's Thoughts, Employment, Uncategorized|

In response to The New York Times op-ed, My Blind Spot's Albert J. Rizzi says Ted Kennedy Jr.'s recommendations for true inclusion need to include digital equity in the 21st century workforce. On December 27th, former Connecticut State Senator and board member of the American Association of People with Disabilities, Ted Kennedy Jr. wrote an