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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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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Interviewing Skills
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Posted on July 31, 2012 in Careers, Videos | Short Link

This video will focus on the skills you need to have a successful interview. In addition we will discuss why people do not get hired so you can avoid these common mistakes.   Credit with permission to use the video: Livingston County Michigan Works Career Alliance of Genesee County Deaf Employment & Business Solutions, LLC […]

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Services for Pennsylvanians who are DeafBlind
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1137 DeafBlind Services for Western Pennsylvanians and other national resources – Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh (BVRS) is a nonprofit agency that provides services for individuals who are blind, visually impaired, or who have other disabilities. Learn more about resources for Indiviudals who are DeafBlind in the attached video.

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Let’s talk about Equal Access
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Posted on March 22, 2012 in Advocacy, Housing, Relevant Laws, Topic of Interest, Videos | Short Link

Discrimination is illegal in Pennsylvania. Get the facts about equal opportunity from the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission.

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Using Interpreter For An Interview
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Posted on January 16, 2012 in Careers, Videos | Short Link

Have you ever wondered when and how to inform an Employer that an ASL interpreter is needed for an interview? This video explains when, how, and why you should arrange your accommodation needs before the interview. Credit with permission to use the video: Livingston County Michigan Works Career Alliance of Genesee County Deaf Employment & […]

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Contraception/Preventing Pregnancy
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Posted on August 14, 2011 in Physical Health, Topic of Interest, Videos | Short Link

1056 Healthbridges website offers information about self advocacy and tips for empowerment in the health care setting. Learn more about birth control options as a way of taking control of your health and your future from Christine Gannon who is from the Sexuality Program for the Deaf at Planned Parenthood in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

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