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#MyLifeWithAT2018 Photo Contest Winners

To celebrate Assistive Technology Awareness Month in Pennsylvania, we hosted our fourth annual #MyLifeWithAT2018 Photo Contest throughout November. Assistive technology users were invited to enter a photo showing what they’re doing… [ Read #MyLifeWithAT2018 Photo Contest Winners ]

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Pennsylvanians with Disabilities Commemorate Assistive Technology Awareness Month

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA—This month, Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) hosts its fourth annual photo contest to celebrate Assistive Technology Awareness Month in the state of Pennsylvania. The contest, identified… [ Read Pennsylvanians with Disabilities Commemorate Assistive Technology Awareness Month ]

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Resources for Spanish-Speaking Parents of Children with Disabilities

Written by Bonaia Rosado, PATF Program Manager Trying to find and utilize the range of services for children with disabilities can be overwhelming. Add to that a language barrier and… [ Read Resources for Spanish-Speaking Parents of Children with Disabilities ]

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Jobs and Homes Aren’t Enough: The Missing Link in Promoting Independence for People with Disabilities

A lot of progressive work has been done over the last several years to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace and in housing. Legislation like Employment… [ Read Jobs and Homes Aren’t Enough: The Missing Link in Promoting Independence for People with Disabilities ]

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Not all Disabilities are Permanent – Simple Solutions to Make Surgery Easier

Guest post written by a previous PATF borrower When you have an adult son with an intellectual disability, every day is full of surprises, especially when you factor in changes to the… [ Read Not all Disabilities are Permanent – Simple Solutions to Make Surgery Easier ]

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25 Home Modification Tips and Tricks

Making home modifications can feel like a daunting process. Sometimes you need to make them quickly and without a lot of time to plan, other times the process seems to… [ Read 25 Home Modification Tips and Tricks ]

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How Smart Home Technology Fits in with Aging in Place

Written by Brooke Schipporeit, PATF Funding Assistance Coordinator and Regional Housing Coordinator at Self-Determination Housing Project Living where you want to live can be the difference between feeling vulnerable or feeling safe; feeling… [ Read How Smart Home Technology Fits in with Aging in Place ]

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Planning an Accessible and Inclusive Event

Written by Brian Rogers, PATF Funding Assistance Coordinator and Community Accessibility Coordinator at LVCIL Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living (LVCIL) is in the process of planning its 5th annual… [ Read Planning an Accessible and Inclusive Event ]

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Resources to Support Farmers and Agricultural Workers

Written by Abbie Spackman, PATF Funding Assistance Coordinator “In winter’s chill or summer’s heat… farmers and ranchers work so the world can eat.” – Unknown AgrAbility PA assists farmers and other… [ Read Resources to Support Farmers and Agricultural Workers ]

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Pennsylvania Summer Camp Fun for Children with Disabilities

Summer is here! And if you haven’t already made plans for your child, there’s no time to waste. Earlier this spring, our Funding Assistance Coordinator, Carmella Rynearson, visited Spruce Lake…. [ Read Pennsylvania Summer Camp Fun for Children with Disabilities ]