Ambiguously Blind
Interview
Oct. 12, 2021

Mariagrazia Buttitta

Mariagrazia Buttitta stops by to share her story of growing up in Sicily with Cone Dystrophy, a rare eye disease and her work with Eye2Eye. She also discusses her book, Now I See, where she chronicles her struggles with acceptance, …

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Oct. 5, 2021

Kevin Brousard

Three-time world Shot Put and Discus champion, Kevin Brousard stops by to share how sports dramatically changed the trajectory of his life after struggling with a tremendously rare eye condition as a child. Kevin also talks about his work with …

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Sept. 28, 2021

Meditation For Everyone

Author of Meditation For Everyone, Jay W Spillers stops by to talk about the tremendous benefits of meditation and share tips and best practices for getting started. Jay also elaborates on how stillness, mindfulness and affirmations are the keys to …

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Aug. 24, 2021

Jill Wheatley

For Jill Wheatley, it was a day like any other when a sudden accident caused a traumatic brain injury. She stops by to tell her survival story of more than two years, seven hospitals in three countries. Jill also shares …

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Aug. 17, 2021

Kristin Smedley

Kristin Smedley, bestselling author of Thriving Blind and creator of the Thriving Blind Movement, stops by to share the story of her introduction to blindness and how she found her way out of the darkness to help her family and …

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Aug. 10, 2021

Catarina Rivera

Catarina Rivera, also known as the Blindish Latina, stops by to talk about her role as a disability stigma smasher. Born with Usher’s syndrome, which involves both hearing loss and vision loss, Catarina is using her life experience to speak …

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Aug. 3, 2021

Two Blind Brothers

Brad and Bryan Manning, also known as Two Blind Brothers, stop by to discuss how growing up with Stargardt’s disease, an inherited disorder of the retina, instilled some life lessons that equipped then to create their clothing line and donate …

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July 6, 2021

Kyle Coon

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 …

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June 22, 2021

Ginny Owens

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 …

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June 15, 2021

Maxwell Ivey

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 …

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June 8, 2021

Walter Wittich

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 …

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May 25, 2021

Amy Lyle

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 …

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May 18, 2021

Bree Klauser

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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