Michael's New Van!
I heard so many different noises when I drove our ten-year-old wheelchair van that I couldn’t tell if I was hearing the rattling of the ramp, the roar of the muffler, or the flapping of the running board. ...Michael's New Van! - READ FULL STORY
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
This brief video highlights the importance of assistive technology, how it works for people, and how PATF can help Pennsylvanians.New PATF Video - Assistive Technology Works - READ MORE