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Dive into PATF’s New Financial Education Publications

We have published two new editions of our fully accessible financial education guides – Cents and Sensibility: A Guide to Money Management, 7th Edition and the Educator Companion Manual, 2nd… [ Read Dive into PATF’s New Financial Education Publications ]

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President Biden signs ABLE Age Adjustment Act into law

Exciting news! President Biden signed the ABLE Age Adjustment Act on December 24, 2022. This bill passed Congress with bipartisan support. The ABLE Age Adjustment Act will increase the number… [ Read President Biden signs ABLE Age Adjustment Act into law ]

Assistive Technology for Hearing Loss and How to Fund It

In November 2022, PATF Outreach Director Wendy Davis hosted a webinar, Assistive Technology for Hearing Loss and How to Fund It, for the HLAA (Hearing Loss Association of America) Chapters… [ Read Assistive Technology for Hearing Loss and How to Fund It ]

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How to Access Funding for Sports Equipment

All people, including people with disabilities, should have the opportunity, if they choose, to play sports. We recently reached out to Keith Newerla to talk about how to access adaptive… [ Read How to Access Funding for Sports Equipment ]

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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 ]