Communication Preference / Accommodation Card
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Posted on July 2, 2014 in Health Education, Topic of Interest | Short Link

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Print your own Communication Preference / Accommodation Card to Use in Emergencies or when you visit the Doctor’s Office

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Phones and Hearing Loss
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This article outlines important things to consider about telecommunication for individuals who are Hard of Hearing.

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What is the Director’s Action Line?
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Posted on April 18, 2014 in Health Education, Topic of Interest, Videos | Short Link

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The Department of Human Services provides many different services in Allegheny County. These services include child protective services, services for seniors, mental health, food assistance and services for people who have intellectual disabilities. If you have a question or complaint about services or you need more help please contact us.

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What is The Link?
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Posted on February 16, 2014 in Health Education, Topic of Interest, Videos | Short Link

1239 The Link or the Allegheny Link to Aging and Disability Resources is a place to call for information and help if you need in-home services, employment, transportation and a variety of other services.

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Assistive Technology
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1208 - Assistive TechnologyDifferent types of assistive technology can make a huge difference in the lives of a person who is deaf, hard of hearing or deafblind. Some types of assistive technology allow a person to feel more safe in their home. Other products make communication with others more easy.

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Learn About Hearing Loss
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Hearing Loss Association of America presents information about how to identify hearing loss, possible causes of hearing loss, options for intervention and strategies to improve communication.

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Social Security, SSI, and Medicare
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Posted on May 4, 2013 in Health Education, Topic of Interest, Wellness | Short Link

We are very excited to announce that SSA’s first American Sign Language video, “Social Security, SSI and Medicare: What You Absolutely Need to Know About These Vital Programs,” can be viewed by video here.

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Behavioral Health Resource Directories – 2013 version
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Posted on February 11, 2013 in Behavioral Health, Topic of Interest | Short Link

A directory of specialized providers in Western Pennysylvania who offer behavioral health and counseling services to persons who are Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of Hearing.

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Why see your primary care doctor
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Posted on February 11, 2013 in Topic of Interest, Videos, Wellness | Short Link

What is a primary care doctor? What are the benefits of having a relationship with one doctor?

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Access to Health Care for Women with Disabilities
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Women with Disabilities including persons who are Deaf or Hard of hearing often cannot get good health care services for a variety of reasons.

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