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Lending Library

Borrow a device from us and test it out for 5 weeks. Maximum 5 items may be borrowed at a time and everything will be shipped and picked up from your door for FREE.

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Connect with Tech

Get a free tablet, headphone set, and stylus. This program is for individuals who do not have a tablet or computer and need access to health care services or have been unable to access health care services because of their location, disability, race, gender identity/ sexuality, or income. Check out this page for more information.

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AAC Community

Check out the AAC community website. You can read blog posts about AAC, learn about AAC, and even meet other AAC users!

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Get A Demonstration

Request a one-on-one demonstration of a device with one of our Assistive Technology specialists. We want to help you make an informed decision about the technology that you will use.

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Free Special Phones

If you have difficulty hearing, talking, seeing, thinking or moving, we have a phone that could help you! Currently, we have over 20 landline phones and over 10 mobile devices that we provide to persons who qualify for our program. Apply today!

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Used Equipment Program

Do you have old assistive devices laying around? Are you in need of assistive devices? TechOWL receives donations as well as actively looks for new homes for lightly used assistive devices.

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Do you or a loved one have BOTH vision and hearing loss? TechOWL's partnership with iCanConnect provides communication access to Pennsylvanians who qualify as "deaf-blind".

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Training and Presentations

TechOWL's Assistive Technology Specialists are highly knowledgeable on a wide variety of areas within accessibility and assistive technologies for the home, community, and for all ages and abilities. We provide individualized training for professionals, students and community members in Pennsylvania on a request basis.

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Get Something Made

We 3D print and make assistive devices for FREE! With our team of makers, we design new and personalized assistive devices to meet the needs of Pennsylvanians with disabilities. Check out our catalogs and growing inventory of ready to make AT.

Who We Are

  • TechOWL is Pennsylvania's designated Assistive Technology Act Program. TechOWL is one of 56 programs in the nation.

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Office Hours

Monday - Friday  8:30 am - 4:30 pm

  • Phone - 800.204.7428
  • Email - TechOWL@temple.edu
  • Chat with the icon on the bottom right corner of your screen

ACES 2023

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ACES is a program for young adult users (18+ years) of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) located on the main campus of Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

ACES is a two-week intensive program followed by monthly meetups and ongoing social media engagement. This summer, ACES will run from July 16 - July 28, 2023.

New for 2023!

ACES 2023 will benefit from the insights and leadership of our AAC User Consultants. These full-time AAC users are working to make ACES 2023 powerful and life-changing. We are working together to design an exciting experience.