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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 ]

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Good News and Bad News… and More Good News

How Communication and Human Connection are Affected by Hearing Loss Written by Lee Williams, Hearing Loss Association of America, Pennsylvania State Office (HLAA-PA) First the good news. We are living longer…. [ Read Good News and Bad News… and More Good News ]

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Helen Doesn’t Hear “Can’t”, She Hears “Try”

Helen Doesn’t Hear “Can’t”, She Hears “Try” Written by Carmella Rynearson, PATF Funding Assistance Coordinator What do puppies, kitties, ice cream, and video editing software all have in common? Well,… [ Read Helen Doesn’t Hear “Can’t”, She Hears “Try” ]

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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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One Mother’s Experience Navigating her Child’s Autism Diagnosis

One Mother’s Experience Navigating her Child’s Autism Diagnosis Bonaia Rosado had been working at PATF as the Program Manager for two years when her daughter, Penelope, was diagnosed with autism…. [ Read One Mother’s Experience Navigating her Child’s Autism Diagnosis ]

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Video: Cuteness Alert! Penny uses Assistive Technology

Video: Cuteness Alert! Penny uses Assistive Technology Need a dose of adorable? Meet Penny, and see how she and her family are using assistive technology to help her communicate. You can also read… [ Read Video: Cuteness Alert! Penny uses Assistive Technology ]

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Working, Hunting and Fishing with an All-Terrain Wheelchair

Working, Hunting and Fishing with an All-Terrain Wheelchair Written by Rebecca Strobel, Community Supports Coordinator at the Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living, a Funding Assistance Center for PATF Hunting at… [ Read Working, Hunting and Fishing with an All-Terrain Wheelchair ]