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Over 14,000 Pennsylvanians with Disabilities Helped Through Loans Valued More Than $36 Million Since 1998

Over 14,000 Pennsylvanians with Disabilities Helped Through Loans Valued More Than $36 Million Since 1998 Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation Celebrates is Twentieth Anniversary and releases its 2017-2018 Annual Report, “Funding… [ Read Over 14,000 Pennsylvanians with Disabilities Helped Through Loans Valued More Than $36 Million Since 1998 ]

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Financing Your Assistive Technology: What is an Alternative Financing Program?

Written by Josephine Tramontano, PATF Development Director At the recent Assistive Technology Financing Meeting 2018 last week, representatives from 18 different Alternative Financing Programs (AFPs) from across the nation met… [ Read Financing Your Assistive Technology: What is an Alternative Financing Program? ]

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ABLE – Why does it matter?

Imagine for a moment that you are 23 years old. You’ve just finished your undergraduate degree and you’ve secured your first job! Imagine, also, that you were born with a… [ Read ABLE – Why does it matter? ]

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20 Accomplishments in 20 Years!

This month marks the 20th anniversary of the first step Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) took as an organization toward becoming one of the strongest state Alternative Financing Programs (AFPs) in… [ Read 20 Accomplishments in 20 Years! ]

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Money Club West

Written by Sue Davis, PATF Program Specialist If you were to make a list of the skills needed to be successful at living independently, understanding how to manage money would be… [ Read Money Club West ]

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Reflections on a Week of Assistive Technology in Costa Rica

Written by Sandra Masayko, Director of Assistive Technology at Easterseals of Southeastern Pennsylvania Almost a year ago, Susan Tachau and I were invited by Connie Del Rosario Zúñiga, a teacher… [ Read Reflections on a Week of Assistive Technology in Costa Rica ]

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Smart Homes Made Simple

We’re excited to announce a new project we’re embarking on here at PATF: Smart Homes Made Simple. Earlier this year, we received a generic technology grant from the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities… [ Read Smart Homes Made Simple ]

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PATF Releases 2016-2017 Annual Report

PATF Releases 2016-2017 Annual Report: Making a Positive Impact on Lives One Loan at a Time Harrisburg, PA May 26, 2017 Contact: Susan Tachau, (888) 744-1938 The latest accomplishments of… [ Read PATF Releases 2016-2017 Annual Report ]

Lower Interest Rate

As of October 1, PATF’s interest rate will be lowered to 3.75%, for loans over $1,000. Applications received after October 1 will be eligible to receive this interest rate.

Rep. Kula Calls for PA Support for A.T.

At a Capitol news conference on April 27th, state Rep. Deberah Kula joined with other lawmakers and people with disabilities to encourage continued state support of the Pennsylvania Assisted Technology… [ Read Rep. Kula Calls for PA Support for A.T. ]