Minspeak

OnQ focuses on a language developed by a Pittsburgh-area man that helps physically and mentally challenged people lead fuller lives. Minspeak allows people to independently communicate a large vocabulary more quickly and efficiently than in similar devices.


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Gwen Elliott, the first black woman to become a commander in the Pittsburgh Police department, has died after her battle with brain cancer. The former Pittsburgh Police commander will be remembered for her dedication to the community which included starting "Gwen's Girls" a group home that aims to give at-risk girls the education, training and services to support themselves and their children.


There is more help available than most people realize. Featured guest Ray Ort is the Director of Consumer Services with the Pittsburgh Office of the Pennsylvania Insurance Department. Mr. Ort has information to help consumers choose wisely and learn about available health insurance options.


Dave & Dave travel to Butler County to check out an amazingly detailed miniature circus created by a World War II veteran.


The Kiski School for boys in Saltsburg, Indiana County is now home to a unique collection of art worth thousands of dollars, donated by alumnus actor David Conrad.


This WQED documentary follows the emotional story of a Pittsburgh-area mother who lost her 16-year-old son to suicide. Kathy O'Hern Fowler would emerge as one of the region's best-known advocates for "Survivors of Suicide." The program also focuses on Pittsburgh research into suicide risk factors. Producer: David Solomon; Camera & Editing: Paul Ruggieri


What's being done to curb patient errors and hospital acquired infections? OnQ's Michael Bartley reports on the nationally respected efforts here in western Pennsylvania.


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