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The Significance of Being ABLE to Save

The passage of the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE) by Congress, and signed by President Obama, promises to make the most significant positive difference in the lives of… [ Read The Significance of Being ABLE to Save ]

PATF Releases 2014-15 Annual Report

We are pleased to release our 2014-15 PATF Annual Report: Loans That Change Lives. This Report highlights how PATF’s financing has made it possible for 176 people with disabilities to… [ Read PATF Releases 2014-15 Annual Report ]

Serving Vulnerable Populations through Proactive Partnerships

Last Thursday, PATF’s executive director, Susan Tachau, traveled to Harrisburg to present at the 2015 Pennsylvania Housing Forum. Together with Roberta Schwalm of the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) and… [ Read Serving Vulnerable Populations through Proactive Partnerships ]

Guess who is ABLE to work?

Like most Americans, Michael values work. He has a community college degree and an inquisitive mind. He wants to work, but he isn’t working. While Michael isn’t alone in being… [ Read Guess who is ABLE to work? ]

New PATF Video – Assistive Technology Works

This brief video highlights the importance of assistive technology, how it works for people, and how PATF can help Pennsylvanians. Click Here to Watch ItWorks

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Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health Fall 2014 Newsletter

Twenty-five years can seem like the blink of an eye, a long time or even a lifetime. In the case of the Clinic for Special Children in Strasburg, Pennsylvania, no… [ Read Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health Fall 2014 Newsletter ]

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PA AgrAbility Fall Newsletter

From outside the fence line, John McConnell’s family farm looks like any other well-tended farm in hilly western Pennsylvania. The land has been owned by successive generations of McConnells for… [ Read PA AgrAbility Fall Newsletter ]

Help People With Disabilities Tap Their Abilities

Rocco has a job. For some that might not seem like a big deal, but for Rocco it is because traveling to work is more challenging because he has a… [ Read Help People With Disabilities Tap Their Abilities ]

PATF Receives a Generous Grant

The Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) has just been awarded a $700,000 grant through the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).  The funds will be used to expand our zero percent… [ Read PATF Receives a Generous Grant ]

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PA AgrAbility Newsletter – Spring 2014

For the first time since 2010, AgrAbility for Pennsylvanians received a USDA-NIFA grant to provide services to farmers and agriculture workers with disabilities so that they can remain in production… [ Read PA AgrAbility Newsletter – Spring 2014 ]