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Serving People Who are Deaf in Hospitals


Posted on September 14th, 2014, in AdvocacyProvidersTips for CommunicationTopic of InterestVideos

serving-health-in-hospitalsLearn how to make your hospital more accessible for Deaf people. If you are Deaf or Hard of hearing, learn where to turn to advocate if your communication needs are not being met in the hospital setting. Two health patients share their hospital experiences.

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Link: Closed Captioning and Other Assistive Technology


Posted on August 9th, 2014, in AdvocacyTips for Communication

Assistive technologies are those that assist people with disabilities. Any form of communication, electronic device, or technological tool that assists or helps the blind, deaf, vision- or hearing-impaired, or those with limited mobility falls under the category of assistive technologies. assistive technologies are those that assist people with disabilities. Visit the web address: Closed Captioning […]

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Communication Preference / Accommodation Card


Posted on July 2nd, 2014, in Health 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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Phones and Hearing Loss


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

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

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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.

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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: http://www.complianceandsafety.com/shop/hearing-conservation-training-downloads-answers-guides.html

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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.

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What is the Director’s Action Line?


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

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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?


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.

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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.

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