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Preservation of Mental Health Services for Deaf People in an Integrated Health Care


Posted on November 6th, 2016, in Behavioral HealthHealth Education

A group of selected specialized service physicians and counselors developed this position paper of best practice guidelines for mental health/behavioral health services together with the National Association of the Deaf in this attached document page.

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Transition from High School: A Time Line for Success


Posted on September 7th, 2016, in Health EducationHelpful InfoParentingTopic of InterestVideosWellness

Preparation for adulthood services requires incredible planning; any process that lessens the stress for students, families and systems should be encouraged.

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Hearing Highway Safety Project


Posted on May 17th, 2016, in AdvocacyTips for CommunicationTopic of InterestVideos

The Hear Fayette Program has designed a card to place in the visor of your car to minimize communication breakdown if you are pulled over by a police officer. Learn more about the project and order your own copy of the card today.

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Communication Access & Accommodation Card


Posted on April 7th, 2016, in Accomodation CardHealth EducationTopic of Interest

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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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National Problem Gambling Month


Posted on March 13th, 2016, in AddictionsBehavioral HealthTopic of InterestVideos

1386Do you or someone you love have problem gambling? Learn more in the article below.

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First Responder’s Handbook


Posted on March 9th, 2016, in AdvocacyVideos

Pittsburgh City Planning posted the video about First Responder’s Handbook. Video posted by ADA PGH on YouTube.

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Disabilites Resource Center


Posted on February 7th, 2016, in AdvocacyProvidersTopic of InterestVideos

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If you are a person with a disability who will be a patient at a UPMC facility and will need an accommodation; then view this brief video

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First Responder Communication with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Citizens


Posted on January 29th, 2016, in AdvocacyTips for CommunicationTopic of Interest

Deaf and Hard of hearing persons and first responders such as police officers and emergency medical personnel often have great difficulty in communicating on their first encounter. This may be a time of high stress for everyone. Learn more about how to safely communicate in a video borrowed on permission from a workgroup in Spokane, Washington.

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Advanced Directive Care


Posted on November 16th, 2015, in Physical HealthTopic of InterestVideos

1003 Advance Care Planning is the process of making decisions now for what you would want in the future if you get sick. Dr. Julie Childers from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center discusses this topic in the following health segment which is available in English and American Sign Language.

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What is Trauma?


Posted on May 3rd, 2015, in Behavioral HealthHealth EducationTopic of InterestVideos

1825 Learn how bad events can change your life. Find help for yourself if such a trauma has happened to you.

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