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Recent Episodes

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Together Achieving Dreams with Kathryn Webster

March 21, 2023

Founder and President of the Together Achieving Dreams (TAD) Foundation, Kathryn Webster, stops by to share her unbelievably unique sight loss journey and the humbling moment she became comfortable with herself. Kathryn expl…

Accessibility Interview Technology Employment

NSITE a Vision for Talent

March 7, 2023

Director of Strategic Partnerships, Billy Parker, stops by to explain how NSITE is a one-stop-shop for blindness employment. A spinoff of the National Industries for the Blind (NIB), NSITE works with employers to identify po…

Guest: Billy Parker
Accessibility Entrepreneurship Interview Technology VIP

James Warnken and Online Accessibility

Feb. 21, 2023

James Warnken stops by to share about his journey with progressive vision loss due to the rare eye disease, Genetic Retinal Dystrophy, which typically leads to blindness. He discusses some of the challenges he faced during h…

Guest: James Warnken
Artist Interview Music Retinitis Pigmentosa VIP

Mark Erelli and Lay Your Darkness Down

Feb. 14, 2023

During a performance in summer 2020, Mark Erelli looked down at his guitar neck and couldn’t believe what he saw. Or rather, what he couldn’t see: his fingers on the frets. Soon after, a diagnosis of Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP…

Guest: Mark Erelli
Artist CoMO Interview NMA Meningitis Parenting

Meningitis Stories with Painter Sam

Feb. 7, 2023

Fellow survivor, Samantha Bennett, stops by to share her meningitis experience that begins as a 10-month-old baby and how the fast action of her family and an ER doctor helped her beat the odds. She recalls the countless mon…

Interview Parenting Retinitis Pigmentosa Speaker VIP

Neva Fairchild and the Motorola Q

Jan. 31, 2023

The great Neva Fairchild stops by to share her unique sight loss story with Cone Rod Degeneration (a form of Retinitis Pigmentosa) and how she was set on a path to success by her parents. Neva recalls her time at Esther’s Pl…

Accessibility Entrepreneurship Interview Speaker Employment

Lukas Simianer and Clusiv

Jan. 24, 2023

Founder and CEO, Lukas Simianer, stops by to illuminate some staggering employment statistics of the blind and visually impaired community. He shares the origin story of Clusiv, the world’s first e-learning platform built fo…

Accessibility Entrepreneurship Interview Parenting Speaker VIP

Kirk Adams and Innovative Impact

Dec. 20, 2022

Kirk Adams stops by to share his sight loss story and journey learning to advocate for himself and how his work with the Seattle Lighthouse for the Blind lead him to the CEO position at The American Foundation for the Blind …

Guest: Kirk Adams
Author Entrepreneurship Interview Speaker

Build Your Own Table with Jackie Summers

Dec. 13, 2022

Entrepreneur and founder of Jack From Brooklyn, Jackie Summers shares how a health scare caused him to reevaluate his priorities, create a liqueur company, and build his own table. While creating Sorel, a modern twist on a 5…

Brewing Friend Music

Join Me For An Eggnog

Dec. 6, 2022

John and Erin welcome back long-time compadres, Chris and Heidi Elder all the way from Germany, for some season’s eatings and Alton Brown’s version of aged eggnog. As homemade eggnog experts, Chris and Heidi discuss the simp…

Guests: Chris Elder , Erin

Recent Blog Posts

The Book Project - Making Progress

It's been almost a year and a  half since my first post on the book project. "For quite some time it has been a dream of mine to share my story in …

Q: What are some takeaways you've had from the first two y…

Q:  What are some takeaways you've had from the first two years of the podcast. A:  For me, the Ambiguously Blind podcast has proven the power…

CoMO Advocacy

Today is World Meningitis Day and I'm very excited to announce that I am officially onboard with the Confederation of Meningitis Organizations (CoMO) to …