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Press Release: PATF Launches StudyMoney.us Website Offering Free Financial Education for People with Disabilities, and $1,000 #StudyMoneyWithUs Giveaway

Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) launches StudyMoney.us website for financial empowerment for people with disabilities with a giveaway of $200 each for 5 winners PENNSYLVANIA – On May 18, Pennsylvania… [ Read Press Release: PATF Launches StudyMoney.us Website Offering Free Financial Education for People with Disabilities, and $1,000 #StudyMoneyWithUs Giveaway ]

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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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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 ]

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Grants Available for Eligible Homeowners with Disabilities in Rural Western PA

Kevin Huwe, Administrator of Community Resources at Disability Options Network (DON), is also a PATF Funding Assistance Coordinator for the Southwestern region of Pennsylvania. Kevin has been providing support for… [ Read Grants Available for Eligible Homeowners with Disabilities in Rural Western PA ]

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Assistive Technology Spotlight: Captioned Phones Help with Communication During Quarantine

Unprecedented times. Pandemic. Hysteria. Headlines are littered with words grasping to embody what we are experiencing today. In our homes, we are more likely to be using words like isolation,… [ Read Assistive Technology Spotlight: Captioned Phones Help with Communication During Quarantine ]

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Upcoming Webinar: Understanding the Community HealthChoices Waiver Program

Upcoming Webinar: Understanding the Community HealthChoices Waiver Program Thursday, March 26, 2020 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Community HealthChoices (CHC) is Pennsylvania’s new waiver program for people with physical disabilities… [ Read Upcoming Webinar: Understanding the Community HealthChoices Waiver Program ]

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Cab Cameras for Safety and Success

Written by Abbie Spackman, AgrAbility PA Project Assistant and PATF Funding Assistance Coordinator; Dwight Heller, OTR/L, CHT; and Susie Daily, PATF Communications Director Is an injury, pain or a disability… [ Read Cab Cameras for Safety and Success ]

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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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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 ]