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Scams: What to do When You Are Targeted

More young people (ages 20-29) are reporting losing money to fraud, according to the Consumer Sentinal (Federal Trade Commission [FTC]). However, older adults (ages 70-79) lose more money when they… [ Read Scams: What to do When You Are Targeted ]

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New Video: George’s Smart Home Journey

In this video, George, who relies on an AAC (augmentative and alternative communication) device, showcases how smart home technology has transformed his life. With the help of his AAC device,… [ Read New Video: George’s Smart Home Journey ]

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Why Informed Consent Matters When Using Remote Supports

Everyone has a right to privacy, including people with disabilities who may want remote supports [1] in their home to increase their independence, health, and safety. But certain kinds of… [ Read Why Informed Consent Matters When Using Remote Supports ]

PATF AWARDED 2023 EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL LITERACY EDUCATION (EIFLE) AWARD

We are excited to announce that Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) has been awarded the 2023 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award from the Institute for Financial Literacy. On… [ Read PATF AWARDED 2023 EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL LITERACY EDUCATION (EIFLE) AWARD ]

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Great News! PATF is Committed to Keeping Interest Rates Low

For the last year, the Federal Reserve has been increasing interest rates to bring inflation under control. As a result, many Americans are paying more on their credit cards, mortgages,… [ Read Great News! PATF is Committed to Keeping Interest Rates Low ]

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Bonaia’s Blog: Sharing Tips For People With Autism

We are sharing various tips and resources for people with autism. The recommendations are from PATF’s Senior Program Manager, Bonaia Rosado, who is autistic. Bonaia has been with us for… [ Read Bonaia’s Blog: Sharing Tips For People With Autism ]

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Resources to Support Farmers and Agricultural Workers

Written by Abbie Spackman, PATF Funding Assistance Coordinator “In winter’s chill or summer’s heat… farmers and ranchers work so the world can eat.” – Unknown AgrAbility PA assists farmers and other… [ Read Resources to Support Farmers and Agricultural Workers ]

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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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Lehigh Valley CIL Offers a Variety of Services in Lehigh and Northampton Counties

As a statewide organization, Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) has developed a great network of people who help us stay in touch with those who live in every corner of… [ Read Lehigh Valley CIL Offers a Variety of Services in Lehigh and Northampton Counties ]

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Aging in Place: What Is It and How Do You Do It?

Aging in Place: What Is It and How Do You Do It? Written by Sue Davis, PATF Program Assistant When it comes to the places we call home, what worked… [ Read Aging in Place: What Is It and How Do You Do It? ]