Your eyes are valuable!
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Posted on September 13, 2010 in Health Education, Physical Health, Topic of Interest, Videos | Short Link

845 Persons who are Deaf or Hard of hearing rely very much on their eyes. It is important to schedule yearly checkups with an eye doctor to be sure that your eyes are healthy and to be sure that you know about any early signs of eye disease. An eye doctor can screen for early signs of changes in your eyes related to diabetes or high blood pressure. They can check for signs of glaucoma or retinitis pigmentosa that can lead to visual loss. Your eyes are important! Take good care of them!

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How to Find (and Keep) a Good Dentist
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Posted on June 13, 2010 in Physical Health | Short Link

Achieva offers information about how to access dental services for persons who need specific accommodations including American Sign Language. ACHIEVA brochure: Dental English Version (PDF file) If you cannot open or see the PDF document above, you will need to download and install the Plug-In by clicking on the Get Adobe Reader Icon below:

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Hearing Aids and Assistive Devices
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Posted on April 12, 2009 in Health Education, Physical Health, Providers | Short Link

Living your life with a hearing loss can create special challenges. When a hearing loss is detected, an audiologist may recommend the use of hearing aids. Correctly adjusted hearing aids can help many people. You should be aware that there is an adjustment period which may be a month or two, for the ears and […]

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Hearing Aids and Assistive Technology for Children
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Posted on April 6, 2009 in Physical Health, Providers | Short Link

What if my insurance does not cover hearing aids or assistive technology for my child? There is a federal law that requires Pennsylvania to pay for all medically necessary health care for children under 21 that is not covered by another insurance. Part of the services required for children includes seeking out and screening children […]

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