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Bonaia’s Blog: Sharing Tips For People With Autism

This month, we will be sharing various tips and resources for people with autism. This week, the recommendations are from PATF’s Senior Program Manager, Bonaia Rosado, who is autistic. Bonaia… [ Read Bonaia’s Blog: Sharing Tips For People With Autism ]

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2021 AARP Purpose Prize Winner: PATF’s CEO & Disability Advocate Susan Tachau

AARP Purpose Prize Honors Extraordinary People Age 50-Plus Who Give Back, Tackle Major Societal Challenges On Tuesday, October 20, AARP announced its 2021 AARP Purpose Prize award recipients and fellows, the… [ Read 2021 AARP Purpose Prize Winner: PATF’s CEO & Disability Advocate Susan Tachau ]

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5 Types of Assistive Technology You Didn’t Know You Needed Until COVID-19

Contributors to this blog include PATF Funding Assistance Coordinators Katie Krum, Katherine Reim, and Carmella Rynearson As we adjust to our new reality during this pandemic, one thing is certain:… [ Read 5 Types of Assistive Technology You Didn’t Know You Needed Until COVID-19 ]

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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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Practical Ideas for Health and Safety at Home with a Disability during COVID-19

Written by Susan Tachau, PATF CEO Please note: This article contains links to products mentioned for informational purposes only, and does not represent an endorsement or specific recommendation made by… [ Read Practical Ideas for Health and Safety at Home with a Disability during COVID-19 ]

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Almost $1.5M Extended in Consumer Loans to Pennsylvanians with Disabilities for Assistive Technology in 2018

Almost $1.5M Extended in Consumer Loans to Pennsylvanians with Disabilities for Assistive Technology in 2018 Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation Celebrates Its Successes in 2018 and Releases its 2018-2019 Annual Report that… [ Read Almost $1.5M Extended in Consumer Loans to Pennsylvanians with Disabilities for Assistive Technology in 2018 ]

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Just published! Funding Your Assistive Technology

Long-Awaited Assistive Technology Funding Guide for People with Disabilities and Older Pennsylvanians is Published Today, Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) is bringing clarity to the complex process of funding assistive… [ Read Just published! Funding Your Assistive Technology ]

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Not all Disabilities are Permanent – Simple Solutions to Make Surgery Easier

Guest post written by a previous PATF borrower When you have an adult son with an intellectual disability, every day is full of surprises, especially when you factor in changes to the… [ Read Not all Disabilities are Permanent – Simple Solutions to Make Surgery Easier ]

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25 Home Modification Tips and Tricks

Making home modifications can feel like a daunting process. Sometimes you need to make them quickly and without a lot of time to plan, other times the process seems to… [ Read 25 Home Modification Tips and Tricks ]

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How Smart Home Technology Fits in with Aging in Place

Written by Brooke Schipporeit, PATF Funding Assistance Coordinator and Regional Housing Coordinator at Self-Determination Housing Project Living where you want to live can be the difference between feeling vulnerable or feeling safe; feeling… [ Read How Smart Home Technology Fits in with Aging in Place ]