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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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Control Your Home, Control Your Life

Smart Home Technology is Helping People with Disabilities Live with Greater Independence These days, most of us are using some form of generic smart home technology to help manage our… [ Read Control Your Home, Control Your Life ]

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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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#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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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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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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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” ]