Healthcare is a topic that has been in discussion a lot lately in our political climate. Whether you are on one side or another of the debate, we all can agree that healthcare is something we all wish to have easy and affordable access to. Paying attention to our health is vital to our personal care. Thinking about my role… Continue Reading The Need for more Inclusive Health Care
Written by Rosemary Musachio, Chief Accessibility Officer (CAO) at Ruh Global Communications A few months ago, the local news program did a piece on a man with a disability getting married to a woman without a disability. Why is that news, I thought. Thousands of couples marry each day, yet their nuptials aren’t featured on the six o’clock news. Like… Continue Reading Disability and Romance – Quite An Interlude
Written by Rosemary Musachio The media always has had a tremendous impact on molding public view about persons with disabilities (PWD). Until twenty years ago, the media portrayed us as helpless, heroic, or mean. It did not show us as people who held jobs, were in romantic relationships, or raised families. These portrayals are based on Dark Ages perceptions of… Continue Reading The Media Shines Brighter Spotlight on Persons with Disabilities
By David Pérez Rueda “In the year 2000, 189 countries came together to face the future.” This phrase references the Millenium Summit where civil society, advocates, and state representatives came together to produce a set of goals that could help the world overcome perennial problems such as famines, droughts, wars, plagues, and poverty. The most important outcome of the summit… Continue Reading Sustainable Development Goals a Golden Opportunity for Inclusion and Accessibility in Developing Countries.
By David Pérez Rueda Every time you find an article explaining why brands and corporations should be tapping into the market of people with disabilities (PWD) you encounter the argument that this market influences over a trillion dollars in disposable income. I know the number is shocking, but I am going to explain where this money is coming from and… Continue Reading Disability influences a trillion Dollars in Disposable Income?