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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 ]

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PATF Receives $25,000 Grant to Help More People with Disabilities Achieve Independence

King of Prussia, PA (June 19, 2018)— The Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) at 1004 Ninth Avenue in King of Prussia, PA has received a $25,000 grant from the House… [ Read PATF Receives $25,000 Grant to Help More People with Disabilities Achieve Independence ]

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Over 14,000 Pennsylvanians with Disabilities Helped Through Loans Valued More Than $36 Million Since 1998

Over 14,000 Pennsylvanians with Disabilities Helped Through Loans Valued More Than $36 Million Since 1998 Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation Celebrates is Twentieth Anniversary and releases its 2017-2018 Annual Report, “Funding… [ Read Over 14,000 Pennsylvanians with Disabilities Helped Through Loans Valued More Than $36 Million Since 1998 ]

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Understanding Loans, Part 3: Loan Terms Matter

This blog post is the third in a three-part series. Read Part 1: How Loans Work and Part 2: Six Questions to Ask Before Taking Out a Loan. What exactly is the difference… [ Read Understanding Loans, Part 3: Loan Terms Matter ]

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Understanding Loans, Part 2: Six Questions to Ask Before Taking Out a Loan

This blog post is the second in a three-part series. Read Part 1: How Loans Work and Part 3: Loan Terms Matter. When there is an important purchase that you need to… [ Read Understanding Loans, Part 2: Six Questions to Ask Before Taking Out a Loan ]