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Learning to Use an Augmentative Communication Device

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By Rosemary Musachio Although I’ve been communicating with a manual communication board with letters and words since I was eight, speech therapists have been trying to help me use electronic augmentative assistive communication (AAC) devices.  I had never been thrilled with the idea until recently. Back in the 1980’s, AAC devices had robotic sounding voices that some people couldn’t even… Continue Reading Learning to Use an Augmentative Communication Device

PR: Ruh Global Communications Announces Rosemary Musachio Chief Accessibility Officer

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Rockville, Virginia — Ruh Global Communications, a global leader with corporate inclusion strategies, accessibility advocacy and corporate inclusion industries, announces today it has named Rosemary Musachio Chief Accessibility Officer. Ruh Global Communications, an international leader in strategic disability inclusion and accessibly policies, programs and marketing, announced that it has named Rosemary Musachio as Chief Accessibility Officer (CAO).  With over fifteen years… Continue Reading PR: Ruh Global Communications Announces Rosemary Musachio Chief Accessibility Officer

A girl’s anger transformed into a woman’s advocacy

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Growing up with spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic neuromuscular disease that affects all muscles of the body, can bring social challenges for anyone.  For Alice Wong, the challenges made her angry.  Rather than the anger becoming a negative impact on her adult life, she has been able to utilize it to fight for her rights and those of others with… Continue Reading A girl’s anger transformed into a woman’s advocacy

Women with disabilities: Health care barriers by Rosemary Musachio

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Several years ago I asked my mom’s gynecologist if she could give me a routine pelvic examination.  She said she would have to put me under anesthesia to perform the exam because my cerebral palsy would not allow my body to hold still.  Although her reply was cordial, it made me feel demeaned, as if I was a second-class citizen.… Continue Reading Women with disabilities: Health care barriers by Rosemary Musachio