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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Domestic Violence
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Posted on August 28, 2012 in Behavioral Health, Topic of Interest, Videos | Short Link

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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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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Interactive Voice Response…What is it?
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Posted on July 12, 2011 in Advocacy, Topic of Interest, Videos | Short Link

1054 Interactive voice response (IVR) is a technology that allows a computer to interact with humans through the use of voice and keypad inputs.

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Accessible Health Care at UPMC
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Posted on April 30, 2011 in Health Education, Providers, Topic of Interest, Videos | Short Link

1011If you will be a patient at a UPMC facility you may need an accommodation (including interpreters or specific assistive technology). Also, learn what to do if your request is ignored or not accepted by the health care team in the segment below.

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