Lancaster, PA Support Group
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Posted on April 16, 2011 in Classes/Support Groups | Short Link

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Lancaster County invites interested families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing to join a newly formed Listserv. Families of Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing of Lancaster County *Be informed about events in Lancaster County and beyond. *Communicate with other families. *Share your […]

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Biased landlords reject deaf, test finds
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Posted on April 11, 2011 in Helpful Info, Housing | Short Link

Even if they qualify, impaired lose out

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Support for Parents
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Posted on May 14, 2010 in Parenting, Topic of Interest, Videos | Short Link

820 Most children who are Deaf or hard of hearing are born into families with hearing parents. Therefore parents are often not prepared to deal with the issues and decisions that they must face about their child. Decisions about the best school, language, amplification modality, or peer group for the child can be daunting.
Get involved!
Join a support group or create one!
It can really help you and your child and family to hear what others have been through.

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Newly Diagnosed Infants and Babies with Hearing Loss
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Posted on June 17, 2009 in Helpful Info | Short Link

Support Group for Newly Diagnosed infants and babies with hearing loss July 21, 9:30 – 11:30: Baby & Parent Group. An education and support group for parents and their infants with hearing loss. DePaul School for Hearing and Speech, 6202 Alder Street, Pittsburgh 15206. Contact ll@depaulinst.com or call 412-924-1012.

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For Deaf people: Are you feeling alone at home?
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Posted on February 3, 2009 in Social Programs | Short Link

Are you feeling alone at home? No communication at home? Do you want meet old or new friends? Come and join Deaf social events and also check out the calendar events on the website. Pittsburgh Association of the Deaf Clubhouse – Social/activities. TTY/VP: 412-566-7778 Western Pennsylvania Deaf Senior Citizen (WPDSC) – Senior Citizen Deaf Club. […]

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Hearing Loss Association of America Meeting
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Posted on January 25, 2009 in Classes/Support Groups | Short Link

Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) has a Pittsburgh chapter (Hearing Loss Association of Pittsburgh) with meetings held at DePaul School for Hearing and Speech in Shadyside on the third Saturday of each month except June (Chapter Picnic), July, August and December (Chapter Holiday Party). At the meetings, which start at 10AM, the first 30 […]

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Fair Housing Study regarding Discrimination
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Posted on November 10, 2008 in Housing | Short Link

Testing Reveals High Levels of Discrimination Against Deaf Attached is the PDF newsletter by Fair Housing Partnership which contains an important summary on page 1. The study outlines an audit of the Greater Pittsburgh area for discrimination against blind and deaf house seekers. Sent to us by friends at Fair Housing Partnership. If you cannot […]

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Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing
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Posted on September 7, 2008 in Local and State Government Agencies | Short Link

Other Advocacy Organizations: Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing ODHH provides three primary services, represented by the acronym AIR. We ADVOCATE for people with hearing loss who are not receiving proper services from government or private agencies. We distribute INFORMATION and answer questions on issues relevant to people with hearing loss. We REFER people […]

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Disability Rights Pennsylvania
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Posted on September 7, 2008 in Local and State Government Agencies | Short Link

Other Advocacy Organizations: Disability Rights Pennsylvania The mission of the Disability Rights Pennsylvania is to advance, protect, and advocate for the human, civil, and legal rights of Pennsylvanians with disabilities. Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP) is a statewide, non–profit corporation designated as the federally-mandated organization to advance and protect the civil rights of adults and children […]

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Family and Mental Health Consumer Organizations
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Posted on September 7, 2008 in Local and State Government Agencies | Short Link

Advisory Board on Autism and Related Disorders (ABOARD) Address: 35 Wilson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15223 E-mail: support@aboard.org Website: aboard.org Phone: 412-781-4116, toll free: 1-800-827-9385 National Alliance on Mental Illness, Southwestern Pennsylvania (NAMI) Address: 105 Braunlich Drive, McKnight Plaza, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 Phone: 412-366-3788, toll free: 1-888-264-7972 Email: info@namiswpa.org Website: namiswpa.org

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