Over half of a million people in America are homeless. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, more individuals are at risk of homelessness than ever before. Single individuals, males, and unsheltered persons are among the most impacted by this crisis. Adults with disabilities are four times more likely to be homeless in shelters than adults without disabilities. Although there are thousands of community housing and homeless shelters across America, yet only three specialize in serving the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. CaringWorks, Inc., a health and human agency based in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of them.
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Although 1 in 5 people will experience mental illness during their lifetime, everyone will face challenges to their mental wellbeing. Especially during times like this, when a global pandemic is changing life as we know it. These days, many are struggling with added stress from job loss, working while parenting full time, loneliness from being quarantined in their homes for so long.
Why stress out about shipping delays or restaurant closures when you don’t have to? Surprise the mother-figure in your life with something you or your family create. Make Mother’s Day 2020 one to remember with our list of ways to celebrate, all at a safe social distance!
The Unites Foundation is proud to support non-profit organizations that have been impacted by COVID-19. This includes organizations that are currently struggling with resources, funding shortages, or adapting their services in response to the pandemic. This week, CSD announced the six organizations within the deaf community that will receive these micro-grants to support their efforts.
Deaf Asian and Pacific Americans are important to our society. Learn more about API Heritage Month and how you can celebrate!
Over the past month we have undergone a significant amount of lifestyle changes. Principle of which has been our eating habits. Before the Coronavirus became a global pandemic, Americans ate out an average nearly 5 times a week. With restaurants closing their doors to diners, millions of people are having to use their kitchens more often to make home cooked meals – a daunting prospect for the 33% of Americans intimidated by cooking utensils.
Deaf and hard of hearing Texans are invited to join CSD Works on May 2nd, 2020 for a free virtual career expo.
Attendees will be able to participate in courses to help improve their job search skills and meet with potential employers!
Keeping your kids engaged and interested with distance learning can be a struggle. To help address that, CSD Learns and RIT/NTID have partnered together again to present an exciting live STEM event for deaf and hard of hearing middle school students to celebrate Earth Day!
The impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on our physical and mental wellbeing. Maintaining good mental health is essential to getting through this challenging period. Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social welfare. It impacts how we think, feel, and act. If neglected, it may result in a downward change in your thinking, mood, and behavior.