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Sharrod Williams

Sharrod Williams

Sharrod Williams has had an amazing life.  When he was 9 years old, he contracted bacterial meningitis.  He spent months in a hospital, drifting in and out of consciousness and battling infections.  Eventually,...

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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