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Press Release: New Micro-Financing Program to Help Pennsylvanians with Disabilities and Older Adults Purchase Assistive Technology During COVID-19

Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation launches one-year pilot program to expand access to assistive technology that increases independence, safety, and health KING OF PRUSSIA, PA – On Monday, January 18, 2021… [ Read Press Release: New Micro-Financing Program to Help Pennsylvanians with Disabilities and Older Adults Purchase Assistive Technology During COVID-19 ]

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Smart Homes for the Holidays

6 Ways to Use Your New Smart Speaker for Greater Independence Smart home technology is earning an important place among the ranks of assistive technology. There are a variety of… [ Read Smart Homes for the Holidays ]

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2020 Show Us Your Tech Photo Contest Winners

November was Assistive Technology Awareness Month in Pennsylvania, and to celebrate we hosted our sixth annual photo contest. We asked assistive technology users to Show Us Your Tech by uploading a photo of… [ Read 2020 Show Us Your Tech Photo Contest Winners ]

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2021 AARP Purpose Prize Winner: PATF’s CEO & Disability Advocate Susan Tachau

AARP Purpose Prize Honors Extraordinary People Age 50-Plus Who Give Back, Tackle Major Societal Challenges On Tuesday, October 20, AARP announced its 2021 AARP Purpose Prize award recipients and fellows, the… [ Read 2021 AARP Purpose Prize Winner: PATF’s CEO & Disability Advocate Susan Tachau ]

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Grants Available for Eligible Homeowners with Disabilities in Rural Western PA

Kevin Huwe, Administrator of Community Resources at Disability Options Network (DON), is also a PATF Funding Assistance Coordinator for the Southwestern region of Pennsylvania. Kevin has been providing support for… [ Read Grants Available for Eligible Homeowners with Disabilities in Rural Western PA ]

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5 Types of Assistive Technology You Didn’t Know You Needed Until COVID-19

Contributors to this blog include PATF Funding Assistance Coordinators Katie Krum, Katherine Reim, and Carmella Rynearson As we adjust to our new reality during this pandemic, one thing is certain:… [ Read 5 Types of Assistive Technology You Didn’t Know You Needed Until COVID-19 ]

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Control Your Home, Control Your Life

Smart Home Technology is Helping People with Disabilities Live with Greater Independence These days, most of us are using some form of generic smart home technology to help manage our… [ Read Control Your Home, Control Your Life ]

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Social Isolation and Kids with Autism: How Technology Can Help

Written by Bonaia Rosado, PATF’s Senior Program Manager I am a parent of a six-year-old with autism, and I was just starting to (finally) feel like I had a semi-handle… [ Read Social Isolation and Kids with Autism: How Technology Can Help ]

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Assistive Technology Spotlight: Captioned Phones Help with Communication During Quarantine

Unprecedented times. Pandemic. Hysteria. Headlines are littered with words grasping to embody what we are experiencing today. In our homes, we are more likely to be using words like isolation,… [ Read Assistive Technology Spotlight: Captioned Phones Help with Communication During Quarantine ]

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Our Guiding Principles

In light of everything happening in our community right now, we have been thinking a lot about our core values here at Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation. We wanted to share… [ Read Our Guiding Principles ]