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How to use VRS (Video Relay Service)
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Posted on February 14, 2018 in Helpful Info, Tips for Communication | Short Link

VRS is a free, 24/7 service which guarantees citizens who are deaf (or hard-of-hearing) and use American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate, access to prompt, professional and accurate communication through a certified ASL (American Sign Language) interpreter via a high-speed internet connection and a video relay solution (or VRS call option). VRS is provided through […]

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How to use PA relay

Posted on February 14, 2018 in Helpful Info, Tips for Communication | Short Link
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To use VRS to receive a call, #3, I recommend including something in regards to “not hanging up”. Often times callers who receive this kind of call hang up instantly thinking it is a scam call or whatever. It is nice to remind them to not hang up when they hear this is a relay call.

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Consolidated Waiver

Posted on December 19, 2017 in Behavioral Health, Helpful Info, Housing, Topic of Interest | Short Link
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Do you know a person who is Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of hearing who also has an intellectual disability? The Office of Intellectual Disability in Pennsylvania has established different waivers or strategies to meet the multiple needs of these people.

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Alcohol And Your Holidays

The holiday seasons are a time of community & family gatherings. Drinking or drug use may be a part of many holiday parties. Read below for more information. Please enjoy your celebrations safely.

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Talking With My Doctor

Posted on October 29, 2017 in Topic of Interest, Videos, Wellness | Short Link
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Prepare for your appointment: Use this document to organize your thoughts and information before you go.

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ASL video series about Usher syndrome

Posted on September 25, 2017 in Health Education, Physical Health | Short Link
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As many of you know, if you have ever searched the internet for information about Usher syndrome in American Sign Language (ASL), you won’t find much. You may find videos by individuals, sharing their personal stories but you won’t find a basic, educational series of videos about Usher syndrome all in one place. Right now, the […]

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What does an Audiologist do?

Posted on September 1, 2017 in Health Education, Topic of Interest, Videos | Short Link
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Learn what an audiologist does and different ways that they can help people who are Hard of Hearing or Deaf

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Working with Individuals who are Deaf-Blind course for Mental Health Professionals

Posted on August 30, 2017 in Providers | Short Link
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Helen Keller National Center is pleased to announce a new online course aimed at preparing mental health professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to support individuals who are deaf-blind. Working with individuals who are Deaf-Blind: A course for Mental Health Professionals This course provides mental health professionals with information and resources that will help […]

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CCAC: ESL for Students who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing

Posted on June 18, 2017 in Careers, Employment Needs, OVR, Videos | Short Link
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If you or someone you know is Deaf of Hard-of-Hearing and would like to practice English reading and writing in a bilingual ASL/ESL classroom environment: there is a new community education class just for you at CCAC! The class is called English as a Second Language (ESL) for Students who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing, and […]

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Domestic Violence

838 Are you or someone you know being hurt by someone you love or by someone you live with? Domestic violence is a hidden but common problem faced by people who are Deaf, DeafBlind or hard of hearing. Find out more about it and locate resources in your area to get help.

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