Journeys: Season 3, Episode 21 - Michael Hingson

M4G Advocacy Media

May 29 2023 • 1 hr 8 mins

We talked in-depth with Michael Hingson - Chief Vison Officer at accessiBe - about accessibility, inclusion and how he turns perceived weaknesses into strengths!

00:00 Intro

03:13 Mike's Journey

14:00 A Disability Unknown

16:04 Humble Beginnings of PC Based CAD

17:00 A Drastic Change of Plans on 9/11/2001

20:18 Understanding Safety Measures and Routes

21:05 Becoming A Keynote Public Speaker And Ira

23:12 An Unlimited World Found With accessiBe

24:04 Working with accessiBe and Starting a Podcast

26:04 Terminology Is Evolving, Negative Connotations

32:53 Disability Characteristics

34:16 Quit Justifying Negative Stigmas

36:00 Turning A Perceived Liability Into An Asset

39:39 Valued Accessibility = A Better World

41:45 accessiBe Explained

49:24 A Welcomed Collaboration

52:50 Frontiers Of Accessibility

55:41 The Artificial Intelligence (AI) Advantages In Accessibility

59:35 Unapologetic Advancement

1:02:03 Don't Repeat History, Do Your Research

1:04:28 Mike's Website & Contact Info


Michael's Website -

Michael's Facebook Page -

AccessiBe's Website -

Michael's E-Book -

Unstoppable Mindset Podcast -

National Federation of the Blind -

Running with Roselle -



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