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July 06, 2021

Kyle Coon

Photos of Kyle Coon Running

Due to a rare eye disease, Kyle Coon lost his sight at an early age, but that minor detail didn’t affect his vision for life and ability to complete some amazing athletic adventures. He is a hopeful member of Team USA  for  the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. In addition to all of that, Kyle stops by to talk about his new book, Discovering a Life Without Limits.






June 22, 2021

Ginny Owens

Ginny Owens - Ambiguously Blind Podcast

Singer and songwriter, Ginny Owens, stops by to discuss her new book, Singing in the Dark: Finding Hope in the Songs of Scripture. She also talks about her early musical influences, how she lives by faith not by sight and the bizarre favor she received in college to kick-start her musical career. We also get to hear one of Ginny’s latest songs, Don’t You Dare.




June 15, 2021

Maxwell Ivey

Maxwell Ivey - Ambiguously Blind Podcast

Internationally known as The Blind Blogger, Maxwell Ivey, stops by to share his story of transforming himself from a morbidly obese, failed carnival owner into a respected amusement equipment broker in the best health of his life. Maxwell also talks about his books, an encounter with the United States Secret Service and his podcast, What’s Your Excuse?.

His book: Leading You out of the Darkness into the Light





June 08, 2021

Walter Wittich

Walter Wittich - Ambiguously Blind Podcast

 Walter Wittich, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at the University of Montreal School of Optometry. He stops by to discuss his work at the Wittich Vision Impairment Research Lab which focuses on rehabilitation for people with vision and hearing loss as well as use and usability of assistive technology.



May 25, 2021

Amy Lyle

Amy Lyle - Ambiguously Blind Podcast

Amy Lyle is an author, comedian, actor, screenwriter, mom and like John, grew up in the heart of it all, Ohio. She stops by to discuss her Appalachian roots and the importance of humor in her life, the road to publishing her first book, The Amy Binegar-Kimmes-Lyle Book of Failures and offer John some advice on writing his story and raising children. 






May 18, 2021

Bree Klauser

Bree Klauser - Ambiguously Blind Podcast

Bree Klauser is a New York-based Actress, Voiceover Artist, Singer and Songwriter who happens to be born with low vision. Bree and John discuss the low vision spectrum and her work on the Apple TV + series, SEE, The Audible Original series, Phreaks and we hear a song from her band, Bree and the Whatevers

Phreaks | Bree and the Whatevers








April 27, 2021

Jamie Schanbaum

Fellow survivor, Jamie Schanbaum, stops by to share her meningitis story and talk about life as an amputee, the vaccine legislation she helped pass, her advocacy with the J.A.M.I.E. Group and her days as a cyclist on the United States Paralypic team. Jamie and John also discuss their experience adapting back into college life after meningitis.





April 13, 2021

Juan Alcazar

Juan Alcazar is a film maker and the creator of the YouTube channel, JC5 Productions. Juan stops by to discuss how he, as a visually impaired person, tells stories visually. Juan and John also discuss adaptive technology and the emergence of audio description in television and movies. 






April 09, 2021

National Meningitis Association Advocate

I'm very excited to announce that Erin and I are now officially National Meningitis Association T.E.A.M. members! The NMA works to protect families from the potentially devastating effects of meningococcal disease by educating the public, medical professionals and others about the disease and its prevention. Additionally, NMA raises awareness of other preventable diseases and recommended vaccines across the lifespan. 



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April 06, 2021

Remy Reilly

Budding Dallas Texas musician Remy Reilly stops by to discuss the diverse musical influences that helped to create her sound and her song writing style.






Find Remy's Music: Spotify | Amazon | iTunes | YouTube