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Governor Wolf’s Proclamation: November Assistive Technology Awareness Month in PA

Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) hosts #ShowUsYourTech Photo Contest, with a $500 Grand Prize, to raise awareness for Assistive Technology! To celebrate Governor Tom Wolf’s proclamation declaring November Assistive Technology… [ Read Governor Wolf’s Proclamation: November Assistive Technology Awareness Month in PA ]

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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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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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Our Guiding Principles

In light of everything happening in our community right now, we have been thinking a lot about our core values here at Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation. We wanted to share… [ Read Our Guiding Principles ]

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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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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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2019 Show Us Your Tech Photo Contest Winners

November was Assistive Technology Awareness Month in Pennsylvania, and to celebrate we hosted our fifth annual photo contest. We asked assistive technology users to Show Us Your Tech! by uploading a photo of… [ Read 2019 Show Us Your Tech Photo Contest Winners ]

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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 ]