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Bonaia’s Blog: Sharing Tips For People With Autism

This month, we will be sharing various tips and resources for people with autism. This week, the recommendations are from PATF’s Senior Program Manager, Bonaia Rosado, who is autistic. Bonaia… [ Read Bonaia’s Blog: Sharing Tips For People With Autism ]

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Top 5 Funding Resources for Assistive Technology for Children with Physical Disabilities

When someone calls us looking for help getting their assistive technology (AT), one of the first questions we ask is whether they are enrolled in a waiver – that is,… [ Read Top 5 Funding Resources for Assistive Technology for Children with Physical Disabilities ]

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Governor Wolf Proclaims: November is Assistive Technology Awareness Month

Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) hosts 7th Annual AT Photo Contest, “Show Us Your Tech,” with two $500 Grand Prizes and ten $100 Runner Up Prizes, to raise awareness for Assistive Technology (AT)!   PENNSYLVANIA – To… [ Read Governor Wolf Proclaims: November is Assistive Technology Awareness Month ]

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Increased Access to AT within the Community HealthChoices Waiver

A new amendment to the Community HealthChoices (CHC) waiver program which is retroactive to January 1, 2021 will give increased access to assistive technology (AT) for people with a developmental… [ Read Increased Access to AT within the Community HealthChoices Waiver ]

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Press Release: New Micro-Financing Program to Help Pennsylvanians with Disabilities and Older Adults Purchase Assistive Technology During COVID-19

Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation launches one-year pilot program to expand access to assistive technology that increases independence, safety, and health KING OF PRUSSIA, PA – On Monday, January 18, 2021… [ Read Press Release: New Micro-Financing Program to Help Pennsylvanians with Disabilities and Older Adults Purchase Assistive Technology During COVID-19 ]

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Smart Homes for the Holidays

6 Ways to Use Your New Smart Speaker for Greater Independence Smart home technology is earning an important place among the ranks of assistive technology. There are a variety of… [ Read Smart Homes for the Holidays ]

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2020 Show Us Your Tech Photo Contest Winners

November was Assistive Technology Awareness Month in Pennsylvania, and to celebrate we hosted our sixth annual photo contest. We asked assistive technology users to Show Us Your Tech by uploading a photo of… [ Read 2020 Show Us Your Tech Photo Contest Winners ]

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Governor Wolf’s Proclamation: November Assistive Technology Awareness Month in PA

Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) hosts #ShowUsYourTech Photo Contest, with a $500 Grand Prize, to raise awareness for Assistive Technology! To celebrate Governor Tom Wolf’s proclamation declaring November Assistive Technology… [ Read Governor Wolf’s Proclamation: November Assistive Technology Awareness Month in PA ]

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2021 AARP Purpose Prize Winner: PATF’s CEO & Disability Advocate Susan Tachau

AARP Purpose Prize Honors Extraordinary People Age 50-Plus Who Give Back, Tackle Major Societal Challenges On Tuesday, October 20, AARP announced its 2021 AARP Purpose Prize award recipients and fellows, the… [ Read 2021 AARP Purpose Prize Winner: PATF’s CEO & Disability Advocate Susan Tachau ]

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Back to School in COVID-19: Advocacy Resources for Parents on Getting Your Child the AT They Need Right Now

As you and your child settle into the new routine this fall, whether your child is attending school virtually, in-person but physically distanced, or some combination of the two, you… [ Read Back to School in COVID-19: Advocacy Resources for Parents on Getting Your Child the AT They Need Right Now ]