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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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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? ]

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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? ]

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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! ]

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Students with Disabilities Deserve Better Financial Education

Students with Disabilities Deserve Better Financial Education Written by Hilary Hunt, Financial Education Consultant Did you learn the basics of money management in school? Do you wish you had learned… [ Read Students with Disabilities Deserve Better Financial Education ]

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The Road Travelled, The Road Ahead

The Road Travelled, The Road Ahead Transition, Pre-Employment and Assistive Technology Recently, we had the chance to sit down with a past borrower whose son just turned 18. Years ago, this family took… [ Read The Road Travelled, The Road Ahead ]

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Applauding PA ABLE Becoming Law

Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) and The Arc of Pennsylvania applaud Governor Wolf for signing SB 879, PA ABLE, into law as Act 17 of 2016. Act 17… [ Read Applauding PA ABLE Becoming Law ]

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Pennsylvania is ABLE – Press Release from The ABLE Advocacy Coalition

Harrisburg, PA: As we approach the one-year anniversary of the federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, The ABLE Advocacy Coalition is asking Pennsylvania legislators to put a bow… [ Read Pennsylvania is ABLE – Press Release from The ABLE Advocacy Coalition ]

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? ]