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language educator , writer

Elizabeth A. Schwimer Morrissey, American language educator, writer. Recipient Citizen Ambassador invitation Alexander Graham Bell Association, China, 1995.


Morrissey, Elizabeth A. Schwimer was born on November 20, 1937 in S.I., New York, United States. Daughter of Peter William and Margaret M. (Kane) Schwimer.


Bachelor in Speech, English, Notre Dame College/St. John's University, 1958. Master of Arts in Speech Pathology, Columbia University, 1960. Certified deaf teaching, St. Mary's School Deaf, 1961.

Master of Education, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1962.


Demonstration teacher deaf Gallaudet University and Kendall School, Washington, 1961—1962. Speech pathology, direct language United C.P.- Easter Seals, Staten Island, 1962—1965. Speech pathologist Smith Field Special Service and Gordon School, East Providence, Rhode Island, 1986—1991.

Teacher deaf, speech pathology library Boston School Deaf and Aphasics, Randolph, Massachusetts, 1991—1992. Teacher English Allied School Court Reporting, Cranston, Rhode Island, 1994—2000. Teacher, specalist language laboratory Oak International, Warwick, 1997.

Independent speech/language/hearing contractor, since 2000. Presenter in field.


Volunteer What's Cooking radio reading program for blind and visually impaired Insight Radio, Rhode Island, since 1991, terminally ill and dying Hospice Valley Pawtucket (Rhode Island) Visiting Nurse Service, since 1996. Member American Speech and Hearing Association (certified), Rhode Island Speech, Language and Hearing Association(president elect since 2005, member commission deaf and hard of hearing 2006).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, gardening.


Married Ronald James Morrissey, September 18, 1965. Children: Ronald Peter, Patrick Francis, James Eugene, Maria Grace.

Peter William Schwimer

Margaret M. (Kane) Schwimer

Ronald James Morrissey

Ronald Peter Morrissey

Patrick Francis Morrissey

James Eugene Morrissey

Maria Grace Morrissey