Financing Your Assistive Technology: What is an Alternative Financing Program?
Written by Josephine Tramontano, PATF Development Director At the recent Assistive Technology Financing Meeting 2018 last week, representatives from 18 different Alternative Financing Programs (AFPs) from across the nation met… [ Read Financing Your Assistive Technology: What is an Alternative Financing Program? ]
ABLE – Why does it matter?
Imagine for a moment that you are 23 years old. You’ve just finished your undergraduate degree and you’ve secured your first job! Imagine, also, that you were born with a… [ Read ABLE – Why does it matter? ]
Our Favorite Financial Tips
To kick off Financial Literacy Month in April, we asked each of our board and staff members the following question: What is your favorite piece of financial advice? Their answers may… [ Read Our Favorite Financial Tips ]
20 Accomplishments in 20 Years!
This month marks the 20th anniversary of the first step Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) took as an organization toward becoming one of the strongest state Alternative Financing Programs (AFPs) in… [ Read 20 Accomplishments in 20 Years! ]
Credit: What is it, why is it important, and how do you manage it?
We talk a lot about credit around here at PATF. After all, we extend loans for assistive technology. But what exactly is credit? And why does your credit score matter? And once… [ Read Credit: What is it, why is it important, and how do you manage it? ]
Money Club West
Written by Sue Davis, PATF Program Specialist If you were to make a list of the skills needed to be successful at living independently, understanding how to manage money would be… [ Read Money Club West ]
Vanessa Wins #MyLifeWithAT2017 Photo Contest!
Congratulations to #MyLifeWithAT2017 Facebook Photo Contest Winner, Vanessa! For this contest, we asked people to share a photo that captures something they’re doing or have done that they care about… [ Read Vanessa Wins #MyLifeWithAT2017 Photo Contest! ]
Reflections on a Week of Assistive Technology in Costa Rica
Written by Sandra Masayko, Director of Assistive Technology at Easterseals of Southeastern Pennsylvania Almost a year ago, Susan Tachau and I were invited by Connie Del Rosario Zúñiga, a teacher… [ Read Reflections on a Week of Assistive Technology in Costa Rica ]
#MyLifeWithAT2017 Photo Contest!
In celebration of Assistive Technology Awareness Month in PA, we’re hosting our Third Annual Photo Contest, #MyLifeWithAT2017 throughout the month of November. Show off some of the amazing things you’ve done with… [ Read #MyLifeWithAT2017 Photo Contest! ]
Smart Homes Made Simple
We’re excited to announce a new project we’re embarking on here at PATF: Smart Homes Made Simple. Earlier this year, we received a generic technology grant from the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities… [ Read Smart Homes Made Simple ]