The following article appeared in Pharmacy Today with our Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jason Barrett. The full article is below and more information can be found at: https://www.pharmacytoday.org/article/S1042-0991(21)00935-X/fulltext People with disabilities experience significant barriers when accessing medications and even basic health care. While this is nothing new for those living with a disability, the pandemic has brought many of these
Before losing his eyesight unexpectedly to a misdiagnosis of fungal meningitis in 2006, Albert Rizzi was the Executive Director/Principal of a pre-K afterschool program in the South Bronx, serving 250 children and their families. After losing his vision, Rizzi became the inspirational founder and president of My Blind Spot (MBS), an organization that focuses on online accessibility for people of
Congratulations to our co-founder and Chief Marketing & Accessibility Officer Dr. Alex Cohen on being named to the Susan Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame! The National Disability Mentoring Coalition (NDMC) has named 52 individuals and 4 organizations as Class of 2020 inductees into the Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame. The Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame was established
Check out this great article, which mentions us, from the Los Angeles Times! Will Butler breezed through the entrance of the Silver Lake Trader Joe’s, bypassing a small line of shoppers waiting to get in. An employee monitoring access said nothing as Butler swept a white cane to find his way inside. Butler had no idea he’d cut in front.
To get a deeper dive and statistical evidence as to how much ScripTalk can help individuals who are visually impaired with medication safety, En-Vision America commissioned an independent study to be done with ScripTalk patients.The study results show that while 35 percent of ScripTalk users reported experiencing a medication error prior to using ScripTalk, no one experienced a medication error
The National Federation of the Blind, America’s civil rights organization of the blind, responded today to a recent survey finding accessibility barriers on forty-eight of fifty state websites that provide critical information about the coronavirus pandemic. The survey was commissioned by The Markup and conducted by Web AIM, a widely respected web accessibility organization. Web AIM tested the sites with