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May 4, 2005

CULTURAL NEWS at Making mental health services more accessible

From: i711 Relay - May 4, 2005


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Is the Deaf community at a crisis point when it comes to mental health services? In this week's "Cultural Perspectives," author Trudy Suggs looks at a compelling need, and considers some accessible alternatives in receiving counseling services. Check out this latest edition of Suggs' bi-weekly column, now on

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Bits Bytes and Baudot: Video Relay Service (VRS) is the fastest growing version of relay, in use by thousands of people across the country. But is it accessible to all potential relay users? Author Lisa Goldstein looks at VRS for oral deaf consumers.

Employment Matters: In the second in a two-part job search series, author Kevin McLeod explores "videoblogging" and how it can be used by deaf consumers to set themselves apart when searching for a job.

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