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    A quiet, natural setting, a beautiful river view from the porch, and only 40 miles from Philadelphia. Sound good to you? It did to Rich Beardsley. But four months after he purchased his dream home, his...

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    The Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation

    PATF’s Mission: To provide financing opportunities to people with disabilities and older Pennsylvanians helping them to acquire the assistive technology devices and services that improve the quality of their lives.

    What is Assistive Technology?

    Assistive technology, or “AT”, is any device that helps a person with a disability achieve a more independent and productive life. AT devices may include such items as:

    • Adapted Vehicles
    • Flashing doorbells
    • Computers with special software or hardware
    • Hearing aids
    • Home modifications (ramps, showers, counter tops)
    • Scooters and wheelchairs
    • Seat lift chairs
    • Closed circuit televisions


    Help People With Disabilities Tap Their Abilities

    Sep 18

    Rocco has a job. For some that might not seem like a big deal, but for Rocco it is because traveling to work is more challenging because he has a disability. In years gone by, he might not have been able...

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