Communication Preference / Accommodation Card

Posted on July 2nd, 2014, in Health EducationTopic of Interest

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


Phones and Hearing Loss

Posted on May 17th, 2014, in Health EducationPhysical HealthTopic of Interest

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


Closed Doors: Domestic Violence

Posted on May 17th, 2014, in News/Events

Domestic Violence has always been a problem in the Deaf community. For many years it has been a hidden problem, secret and taboo.


Protect Your Hearing

Posted on May 6th, 2014, in Health EducationPhysical Health

Learn more about finding ways to protect your hearing in these downloadable hearing safety resources that were just published by Compliance and Safety LLC. Visit the link:


Our Beautiful son: A family statement in memory of Gianni Manganelli

Posted on April 20th, 2014, in Behavioral HealthNews/EventsVideos

This video was made to support Gianni’s Mission and to cultivate awareness about behavioral health care disparities for the Deaf community.


What is the Director’s Action Line?

Posted on April 18th, 2014, in Health EducationTopic of InterestVideos

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.


What is The Link?

Posted on February 16th, 2014, in Health EducationTopic of InterestVideos

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.


Assistive Technology

Posted on January 26th, 2014, in AdvocacyBehavioral HealthHealth EducationTips for CommunicationTopic of InterestVideosWellness

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.


Learn About Hearing Loss

Posted on January 1st, 2014, in Health EducationPhysical HealthTopic of InterestVideos

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.


ADARA Mental Health Breakout in Pittsburgh March 13-15, 2014

Posted on November 10th, 2013, in News/Events

ADARA is pleased to announce that the 2014 Breakout Conference- “Bridging Gaps in Behavioral Health Service Delivery for People who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing” will be held March 13-15, 2014 at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel in Pittsburgh. The Breakout Conference has a mental health services focus. The conference will begin on […]


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