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Mar
2015
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Antidepressants & Common Side Effects

1 in 10 Americans take antidepressants, making them the most prescribed drugs in the US. Although the name might suggest otherwise, antidepressants are used to treat both major depression and anxiety. The chart below lists the different types of antidepressants and their common side effects. If you prefer to avoid medication and want to know how to treat depression naturally, …

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20
Mar
2015

Deaf Couples Counseling: 1 to 10 ASL Story

Dr. Candace A. McCullough took the challenge of doing an impromptu 1 to 10 American Sign Language story on Deaf couples counseling. 1 = Couple fighting, disagreeing; walking to counseling session 2 = Couple sit down side by side on couch, look at each other angrily, one looks away while the other looks at partner, then vice versa; psychologist looks …

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9
Mar
2015
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Deaf Employees and Workplace Discrimination

Facing discrimination at work? Deaf people face significantly higher than average rates of workplace discrimination. Deaf People of Color, DeafBlind people, and Deaf and disabled people face exponentially greater rates of workplace discrimination. Discrimination can mean being prevented from doing your job due to inaccessibility in any form, being treated differently than other workers, changing your job duties, not offering …

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6
Mar
2015

Deaf Woman on Colon Cancer Awareness

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Watch this ASL video of Lillian sharing her story, explaining how a colonoscopy works, and telling us why it is so important to get one. Video image description: A Deaf woman of color with light skin, signing in ASL (transcript below). She has warm brown eyes, dimples, curly brown shoulder-length hair, rectangle-shaped brown glasses, …

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4
Mar
2015
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File an ADA Complaints Online

The Department of Justice is pleased to announce that, as of today, individuals wishing to file ADA complaints with the Department will be able to fill out the form and submit it completely electronically. Filers will also immediately receive a “reference number” that can be used whenever contacting the Department about that complaint. Please visit http://www.ada.gov/complaint/ to view the new …

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25
Feb
2015
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ADARA 2015 Rochester, New York Tentative Schedule April 21-25, 2015

ADARA 2015 Rochester New York Tentative Schedule – April 21-25, 2015 Tuesday April 21 Pre-conferences 9 00 to 4 00 -Vocational Communication Assessment Steve Sligar Wednesday  April 22 9:00 – 10 30 -Opening Session -Keynote Presentation Claudia Gordon 10 45 – 11 30 ADARA Business/General Membership Meeting 1 00 – 2 30 -Executive Functioning Skills: The Impact for Individuals who …

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24
Feb
2015
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Deaf Missouri Therapist Wanted

Job Announcement: Qualified Mental Health Professional-Truman Medical Centers, Inc. If you share our passion for healthcare excellence, take your place among the best at Truman Medical Centers. Named one of the nation’s top academic medical centers, TMC is the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Health Sciences and is particularly distinguished for its care in …

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19
Feb
2015

Homeless Deaf Man Dealing with Addictions

A Video Portrayal of a Homeless Dealing with Addictions A close-up look into the life of a homeless Deaf man with alcohol and drug addictions. Mental health and substance abuse issues are often present together. If you know someone dealing with an addiction, chances are, this person is also struggling with a great deal of emotional pain. Untreated addictions can …

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