REGIONAL CENTER

TechOWL creates partnerships with other organizations to make sure we are available to all Pennsylvanians. This is one of the organizations we partner with to get you the tools and technology you need.

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PIAT – PA’s Initiative on Assistive Technology

1755 N. 13th Street Student Center Suite 411S Philadelphia, PA 19122

Telephone
Voice: 215-204-1356
Voice: 800-204-PIAT (7428), in state
TTY: 866-268-0579, in state
TTY: 215-204-1805

Counties Served

Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia

Pennsylvania’s Initiative on Assistive Technology (PIAT) is in Philadelphia. PIAT is a regional center for southeast Pennsylvania and is also the main organization for TechOWL. PIAT facilitates the activities of all of the other regional centers and reports to the state and federal agencies that fund our work.

We help people get they tools they need to live well.

PIAT strives to enhance the lives of all Pennsylvanians with disabilities, older Pennsylvanians, and their families, through access to and acquisition of assistive technology devices and services, which allow for choice, control and independence at home, work, school, play, and in their neighborhoods.

Center Events

Arc Youth Transition Fair

By Tom DiAgostino | May 8, 2019
The conference is aimed to explain opportunities and resources for transitioning youth in a variety of capacities as they prepare to enter into adulthood. Presentations and discussions focused on secondary education, employment, assistive technology, transportation, housing, healthy living, social justice and self-advocacy, financial management, and neurodiversity.

Senior Chat and Chew from Representative Morgan’s office

By Tom DiAgostino | May 9, 2019
This event is a senior event run by state rep Morgan’s office. The program will be a presentation about TechOWL programs and TDDP. The goal is to also schedule some demos after the presentation.

OEC’s One Day of Wonder

By Tom DiAgostino | May 16, 2019
The presenter will give a series of 25-minute presentations to several groups of ~25 students of various ages. Age ranges for groups include K-2nd grade, 3rd-5th, and 6th-8th. School staff members will be present to assist and for classroom management purposes.
Two young women looking at an iphone together

AAC Community Meet-Up

By Kim Singleton | May 21, 2019
Need support or troubleshooting with your AAC device? Looking for social opportunities with other AAC users and friends? Are you over 14 years old? Would you like someone to help you troubleshoot your AAC or just hang out with cool…

Presentation for Seniors at Philadelphia Corporation of Aging

By Tom DiAgostino | May 21, 2019
Lunch will be provided by PCA and begin at 12:15, Presentation starts at 1 pm until 2 pm.
1-hour workshop related to the following topics:
(1) TechOWL and what we do
(2) Special Phones
(3) Smart Home and AT
(4) AT for the blind and visually impaired

Two young women looking at an iphone together

AAC Community Meet-Up

By Kim Singleton | June 25, 2019
Need support or troubleshooting with your AAC device? Looking for social opportunities with other AAC users and friends? Are you over 14 years old? Would you like someone to help you troubleshoot your AAC or just hang out with cool…

IM4Q Conference

By Tom DiAgostino | July 16, 2019

Center Staff

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Kim Singleton

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Sandra McNally

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Stacy Phillips

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Kathryn Helland

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Jule Ann Lieberman

Katie Fetteroff

Katie Fetterolf

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Laura Cantagallo

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Laura Grassia

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Tom DiAgostino

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