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Top 5 Funding Resources for Assistive Technology for Children with Physical Disabilities

When someone calls us looking for help getting their assistive technology (AT), one of the first questions we ask is whether they are enrolled in a waiver – that is,… [ Read Top 5 Funding Resources for Assistive Technology for Children with Physical Disabilities ]

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Increased Access to AT within the Community HealthChoices Waiver

A new amendment to the Community HealthChoices (CHC) waiver program which is retroactive to January 1, 2021 will give increased access to assistive technology (AT) for people with a developmental… [ Read Increased Access to AT within the Community HealthChoices Waiver ]

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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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Our Guiding Principles

In light of everything happening in our community right now, we have been thinking a lot about our core values here at Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation. We wanted to share… [ Read Our Guiding Principles ]

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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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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 ]