Without Sight but Full of Vision: A Message from Mario's Childhood Memoir
This is an in depth lecture based on Bonds’ childhood memoir, which depicts his triumphs over abuse, abandonment and adjusting to, and ultimately accepting going totally blind.
Putting the Odds in Your Favor: Choosing to Overcome Adversity
Bonds decided that his tumultuous childhood would not define him. He discusses how he made the choice to persevere and he inspires audiences to do the same.
What Disability? Redefining What it Means to be Disabled
Bonds motivates audiences with this presentation on independence, hard work and success, despite a visual impairment. People frequently say that although Bonds is totally blind, he can “do everything but drive.” This compelling presentation explains why.
Life's Box of Chocolates: Diversity, Equal Access & Inclusion
For Corporate audiences, Bonds lectures on the importance of diversity and inclusion for persons with disabilities and from varied backgrounds. He discusses technology, social etiquette, employment and more.
From Victim to Survivor: Ways to Reclaim Your Power
Bonds offers audiences an in depth look into the emotional, physical and sexual abuse he experienced as a child and teenager. With this presentation of survival, he inspires audiences to not let their “yesterday” conquer “today.” He illustrates methods he uses to heal and move forward.
World of Assistive Technology: A Blind Man's Virtual Life
Bonds takes audiences into the world of technology used by the blind. From surfing the web, word processing, reading recipes, to editing his own videos, web developing and more, Bonds has a greater sense of independence, thanks to talking computers and phones.