Melissa & Mark Riccobono

Melissa & Mark Riccobono

We believe in living the American dream. We believe that our blindness does not make us either exceptionally talented or exceptionally limited.

We also believe that too many people who experience blindness are told, directly or indirectly, that blind people need to be more “realistic” about their dreams. In other words, we are limited while others are limitless. That is why we have dedicated our lives to changing that misconception and helping blind people build their dreams.

Through our participation in the National Federation of the Blind, we continue to expand our own horizons—from parenting to professional pursuits—while helping others do the same. Here is a brief interview about us, our perspectives, and how we live normal everyday lives…