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PATF Board Member Shares Firsthand Experience of Being a Person With Low Vision

At PATF we believe that to best serve and support Pennsylvanians with disabilities and health conditions, we need to start from a position of firsthand experience and understanding. And we… [ Read PATF Board Member Shares Firsthand Experience of Being a Person With Low Vision ]

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A Family’s Adapted Van Makes Traveling Much Easier and Safer

Drew is seven years old, loves bright lights and music, and enjoys good food. And she needs plenty of room to roll around while playing at home. Drew was born… [ Read A Family’s Adapted Van Makes Traveling Much Easier and Safer ]

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New Video: George’s Smart Home Journey

In this video, George, who relies on an AAC (augmentative and alternative communication) device, showcases how smart home technology has transformed his life. With the help of his AAC device,… [ Read New Video: George’s Smart Home Journey ]

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Why Informed Consent Matters When Using Remote Supports

Everyone has a right to privacy, including people with disabilities who may want remote supports [1] in their home to increase their independence, health, and safety. But certain kinds of… [ Read Why Informed Consent Matters When Using Remote Supports ]

PATF AWARDED 2023 EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL LITERACY EDUCATION (EIFLE) AWARD

We are excited to announce that Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) has been awarded the 2023 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award from the Institute for Financial Literacy. On… [ Read PATF AWARDED 2023 EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL LITERACY EDUCATION (EIFLE) AWARD ]

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Great News! PATF is Committed to Keeping Interest Rates Low

For the last year, the Federal Reserve has been increasing interest rates to bring inflation under control. As a result, many Americans are paying more on their credit cards, mortgages,… [ Read Great News! PATF is Committed to Keeping Interest Rates Low ]

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A Mobility Device That Provides Newfound Independence

Anomie is a professional musician who has a passion for singing, dancing, and performing on stage. She is 34 years old and has Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), a connective tissue condition… [ Read A Mobility Device That Provides Newfound Independence ]

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Understanding The Federal Debt Limit Debate

There are many stories in the news lately about the federal debt limit and many discussions about whether it should be raised and what the consequences of raising or not… [ Read Understanding The Federal Debt Limit Debate ]

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Dive into PATF’s New Financial Education Publications

We have published two new editions of our fully accessible financial education guides – Cents and Sensibility: A Guide to Money Management, 7th Edition and the Educator Companion Manual, 2nd… [ Read Dive into PATF’s New Financial Education Publications ]

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President Biden signs ABLE Age Adjustment Act into law

Exciting news! President Biden signed the ABLE Age Adjustment Act on December 24, 2022. This bill passed Congress with bipartisan support. The ABLE Age Adjustment Act will increase the number… [ Read President Biden signs ABLE Age Adjustment Act into law ]