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Control Your Home, Control Your Life

Smart Home Technology is Helping People with Disabilities Live with Greater Independence These days, most of us are using some form of generic smart home technology to help manage our… [ Read Control Your Home, Control Your Life ]

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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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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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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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Jobs and Homes Aren’t Enough: The Missing Link in Promoting Independence for People with Disabilities

A lot of progressive work has been done over the last several years to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace and in housing. Legislation like Employment… [ Read Jobs and Homes Aren’t Enough: The Missing Link in Promoting Independence for People with Disabilities ]

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Planning an Accessible and Inclusive Event

Written by Brian Rogers, PATF Funding Assistance Coordinator and Community Accessibility Coordinator at LVCIL Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living (LVCIL) is in the process of planning its 5th annual… [ Read Planning an Accessible and Inclusive Event ]

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Resources to Support Farmers and Agricultural Workers

Written by Abbie Spackman, PATF Funding Assistance Coordinator “In winter’s chill or summer’s heat… farmers and ranchers work so the world can eat.” – Unknown AgrAbility PA assists farmers and other… [ Read Resources to Support Farmers and Agricultural Workers ]

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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? ]