Join us each month for a new topic on financial empowerment for people with disabilities. Each interactive session will run for 45 minutes, including time for questions.

Learn more about the topics we’ll cover, register, and access past recordings and slides below:


*If you’re new to Zoom or would like a quick refresher on how Zoom webinars work, download our brief, accessible PDF instruction guide. We will also be available on Zoom 15 minutes before each webinar’s start time for a quick orientation for those who are interested.*




Top Five Funding Resources for Assistive Technology in Pennsylvania

Wednesday, December 16 from 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. **Please note the later start time.

For people with disabilities and health conditions, as well as older adults, assistive technology (AT) can greatly improve quality of life. But AT can be expensive and accessing funding can be complicated, making it difficult to get the exact device you want, when you want it, and from the vendor of your choice. Learn how to create a funding strategy, choose a funding resource, combine multiple funding resources, advocate for your wants and needs, and appeal a denial in funding.


  • David Gates, Senior Attorney, Pennsylvania Health Law Project
  • Susan Tachau, Chief Executive Officer, Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation
Learn More and Register




Insider Tips on PA ABLE

Wednesday, November 18 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. **Please note the earlier start time.

PA ABLE provides a way to save safely for your day-to-day purchases as well as larger goals, like a home or vacation. Learn the ins and outs of how to make this savings program work for you.


  • Dr. Josie Badger, President of J Badger Consulting Inc. and Director of the national RSA-Parent Training and Information Center technical assistance center (RAISE)
  • Diana Fishlock, Field Representative, Pennsylvania Treasury Department
  • Susan Tachau, Chief Executive Officer, Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation
Webinar Recording, Slides, and Transcript


This is Not a Game: Protecting Your Benefits and Money by Protecting Your Identity

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.

With scams and identity theft on the rise, learn how to protect your identity and your money.


  • Becky MacDicken, Outreach Specialist for Financial Services at the PA Department of Banking and Securities
Webinar Recording, Slides, and Transcript



Speak Up and Be Counted!

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.

With the Census and elections coming up, learn why your voice is important and how to ensure that you are heard and counted.


  • Kelly Darr, Legal Director at Disability Rights Pennsylvania
  • Katie Yost, Manager, Government & Chapter Relations at The Arc of Pennsylvania
Webinar Recording, Slides, and Transcript