To improve access to health care for people with disabilities, UPMC provides many resources at our hospitals.
Learn more about our centers, departments, and other support for our patients and visitors with disabilities.
ACEL provides in-home and one-on-one center-based help for adults with cognitive and physical disabilities.
The center's broad range of services aims to improve quality of life and allow people to remain in their homes and communities.
As a joint program of UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh, the CAT provides advanced technology to assist people with:
The UPMC Center for Audiology and Hearing Aids performs routine and specialized hearing tests.
The center also provides treatment for permanent hearing loss, such as:
This network of UPMC centers provides education and support to those living with diabetes at locations throughout western Pennsylvania.
The center serves as a resource for:
Built on a foundation of dignity and respect in the workplace and cultural competence in patient and family care, the center's mission is to ensure that inclusion is at the core of what we do every day.
The Center for Women with Disabilities at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital has been delivering state-of-the-art preventive health care to women with disabilities since 2001.
One of the first such services in the U.S., Magee — with input from women with disabilities — designed the center to meet their needs for regular exams and screenings.
Child and Adolescent Bipolar Spectrum Services (CABS) at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital is devoted to diagnosing and treating children and adolescents with mood problems.
For direct admission and transfers from other hospitals, call 412-624-2000
The center provides people with the tools they need to become strong advocates of children with Down syndrome.
The Magee Infusion Center includes an expert team that treats autoimmune disorders such as:
This Merck clinic for children specializes in assessing and treating young people who have autism spectrum disorder.
The clinic also works with children who have developmental disabilities with mental or behavioral problems.
To learn more about PACT's HIV/AIDS services — or to make an appointment call 412-647-7228 or 1-877-788-7228.
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PERC is a clinic within a clinic through the UPMC General Internal Medicine Office (GIMO) for patients with multiple complex medical conditions, technology dependence since childhood (e.g. ventilator, tube feeds, wheelchair, etc.), and/or intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Many disabilities — such as multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, and schizophrenia — can cause sleep disorders.
UPMC's sleep medicine centers diagnose and treat sleep problems of all kinds.
UPMC’s team of certified speech-language pathologists test and treat people who have:
UPMC’s Stroke Institute has several locations and provides:
Call 412-692-4724 to schedule an appointment for sickle cell care.
Call 412-692-4724 to reach the on-call nurse, available 24 hours a day to answer medical questions.
The Adult Spina Bifida Clinic at UPMC specializes in treating the unique medical needs of adults with this condition. It's one of the largest clinics in the U.S. only for adults with spina bifida.
Call 412-232-8903 to make an appointment.
The UPMC Vision Institute diagnoses and treats people with restricted vision, such as:
After an assessment, eye care experts may prescribe visual aids to help a person maintain or regain as much sight as possible.
Phone: 412-647-2200 or 1-800-446-3797 (toll-free).
UPMC Rehabilitation Institute offers expert inpatient, outpatient, and physician services for a range of conditions.
Education and Consultative Services of UPMC Senior Services can assist older adults, families, and professionals with:
Phone: 866-430-8742 (toll-free).
UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital is a national leader in treating mental health and addictive disorders in people of all ages.
The clinic has specific programs and services that address the needs of those with disabilities, such as:
Phone: 412-624-1000 or 1-877-624-4100 (toll free).
resolve Crisis Services: 1-888-796-8226.