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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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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 ]

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Understanding The Federal Debt Limit Debate

There are many stories in the news lately about the federal debt limit and many discussions about whether it should be raised and what the consequences of raising or not… [ Read Understanding The Federal Debt Limit Debate ]

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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 ]

PRESS RELEASE: PATF elects Philadelphia-based journalist and disability advocate Lisa Bryant to Board of Directors

During PATF’s Annual Board Meeting on June 21, 2022, long-time disability advocate, Lisa Bryant, joined PATF’s Board of Directors after a unanimous vote. KING OF PRUSSIA, PA – Philadelphia-based journalist… [ Read PRESS RELEASE: PATF elects Philadelphia-based journalist and disability advocate Lisa Bryant to Board of Directors ]

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Governor Wolf Proclaims: November is Assistive Technology Awareness Month

Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) hosts 7th Annual AT Photo Contest, “Show Us Your Tech,” with two $500 Grand Prizes and ten $100 Runner Up Prizes, to raise awareness for Assistive Technology (AT)!   PENNSYLVANIA – To… [ Read Governor Wolf Proclaims: November is Assistive Technology Awareness Month ]

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Press Release: Susan Tachau receives Ned Gramlich Award for passionate advocacy and pioneering finance work with disability community

Tachau’s work as CEO of Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation has provided vital low-interest loans and supports to more than 15,000 Pennsylvanians with disabilities Washington, D.C. — Disability rights advocate and… [ Read Press Release: Susan Tachau receives Ned Gramlich Award for passionate advocacy and pioneering finance work with disability community ]

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PATF Awarded Non-Profit Organization of the Year with 2021 Excellence In Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award

We are excited to share that Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) has received the Non-Profit Organization of the Year 2021 Excellence In Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award from the Institute… [ Read PATF Awarded Non-Profit Organization of the Year with 2021 Excellence In Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award ]

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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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Press Release: New Micro-Financing Program to Help Pennsylvanians with Disabilities and Older Adults Purchase Assistive Technology During COVID-19

Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation launches one-year pilot program to expand access to assistive technology that increases independence, safety, and health KING OF PRUSSIA, PA – On Monday, January 18, 2021… [ Read Press Release: New Micro-Financing Program to Help Pennsylvanians with Disabilities and Older Adults Purchase Assistive Technology During COVID-19 ]