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2019 Show Us Your Tech Photo Contest Winners

November was Assistive Technology Awareness Month in Pennsylvania, and to celebrate we hosted our fifth annual photo contest. We asked assistive technology users to Show Us Your Tech! by uploading a photo of… [ Read 2019 Show Us Your Tech Photo Contest Winners ]

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Adaptive Cycles Available Through Free BikeShare Program, Lackawanna Heritage Valley

Written by Carmella Rynearson, PATF Funding Assistance Coordinator “It’s just like riding a bike… you never forget.” This phrase is often used in reference to activities that come easily, perhaps in… [ Read Adaptive Cycles Available Through Free BikeShare Program, Lackawanna Heritage Valley ]

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Almost $1.5M Extended in Consumer Loans to Pennsylvanians with Disabilities for Assistive Technology in 2018

Almost $1.5M Extended in Consumer Loans to Pennsylvanians with Disabilities for Assistive Technology in 2018 Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation Celebrates Its Successes in 2018 and Releases its 2018-2019 Annual Report that… [ Read Almost $1.5M Extended in Consumer Loans to Pennsylvanians with Disabilities for Assistive Technology in 2018 ]

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#MyLifeWithAT2018 Photo Contest Winners

To celebrate Assistive Technology Awareness Month in Pennsylvania, we hosted our fourth annual #MyLifeWithAT2018 Photo Contest throughout November. Assistive technology users were invited to enter a photo showing what they’re doing… [ Read #MyLifeWithAT2018 Photo Contest Winners ]

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Pennsylvanians with Disabilities Commemorate Assistive Technology Awareness Month

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA—This month, Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) hosts its fourth annual photo contest to celebrate Assistive Technology Awareness Month in the state of Pennsylvania. The contest, identified… [ Read Pennsylvanians with Disabilities Commemorate Assistive Technology Awareness Month ]

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Resources for Spanish-Speaking Parents of Children with Disabilities

Written by Bonaia Rosado, PATF Program Manager Trying to find and utilize the range of services for children with disabilities can be overwhelming. Add to that a language barrier and… [ Read Resources for Spanish-Speaking Parents of Children with Disabilities ]

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Jobs and Homes Aren’t Enough: The Missing Link in Promoting Independence for People with Disabilities

A lot of progressive work has been done over the last several years to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace and in housing. Legislation like Employment… [ Read Jobs and Homes Aren’t Enough: The Missing Link in Promoting Independence for People with Disabilities ]

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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 ]