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AT Champions

By Tom DiAgostino | November 30, 2022
AT Champions Program Empowering young people to spread the word about Assistive Technology and local resources What is AT Champions? AT Champions is an effort to engage young people with disabilities to learn about activism, disability history, and local resources…

How to do a Switch Adapted Toy Drive

By Tom DiAgostino | September 12, 2022
Hosting an Adaptive Toy Drive A comprehensive guide to hosting your own Adaptive Toy Drive Step 1: Connect with your Community Know who your donors and creators are. Maybe you have pulled together a team with organizing and advertising skills,…
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Insights Newsletter Summer 2022

By Tom DiAgostino | July 14, 2022
TechOWL Insights Summer 2022 Pennsylvania’s designated Assistive Technology Act Program 9 regional centers across the Commonwealth of PA. Funded by the federal and state governments as well as other grants TechOWL helps Pennsylvanians find technology, tools and gadgets to live…
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Insights Newsletter Spring 2022

By Tom DiAgostino | April 18, 2022
TechOWL Insights Spring 2022 Pennsylvania’s designated Assistive Technology Act Program 9 regional centers across the Commonwealth of PA. Funded by the federal and state governments as well as other grants TechOWL helps Pennsylvanians find technology, tools and gadgets to live…
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Reach Everyone – Web Accessibility

By Kim Singleton | March 23, 2022
Reach Everyone with your Websites, Social Media, Documents, and more! This PowerPoint was designed by Kim Singelton, the Senior Director of Assistive Technology Programs at TechOWL – a program of the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University.
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Insights Newsletter Winter 2021

By Tom DiAgostino | February 4, 2022
TechOWL Insights Winter 2021 Pennsylvania’s designated Assistive Technology Act Program 9 regional centers across the Commonwealth of PA. Funded by the federal and state governments as well as other grants TechOWL helps Pennsylvanians find technology, tools and gadgets to live…
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Press about TechOWL

By Tom DiAgostino | January 25, 2022
Press about TechOWL Check out some news articles about TechOWL! Social Media “TikToker Draws Praise with Video Showing the Importance of Assistive Technology: ‘Some Disabilities Aren’t Visible” “Videos Showing the Importance of Assistive Technology Draws Praises from Millions.” “Temple Based…
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Adapted Toy Drive

By Caitlin McKenney | October 29, 2021
Adapted Toy Drive for the Holidays! We are making and giving switch-adapted toys to children with disabilities in Pennsylvania About the Adapted Toy Drive Every winter, TechOWL works with Temple University students and community partners to provide switch-adapted toys for…
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Insight Newsletter Summer 2021

By Tom DiAgostino | October 11, 2021
TechOWL Insights Summer 2021 Pennsylvania’s designated Assistive Technology Act Program 9 regional centers across the Commonwealth of PA. Funded by the federal and state governments as well as other grants TechOWL helps Pennsylvanians find the technology, tools, and gadgets to…
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Talking Devices Around Your Home

By JuleAnn Lieberman | October 11, 2021
Talking Devices Around Your Home Talking Clocks and watches are frequently the first products chosen by the blind and vision impaired.  Easy to use with talking set -up they can tell time at a simple push of a button.  In…
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The Disappearing Print

By JuleAnn Lieberman | October 11, 2021
The Disappearing Print Nationwide 7,208,700adults ages 16 to 75+ as reported in 2017 have vision loss that cannot be corrected with glasses or medical intervention. The most common complaints are the inability to read typical print in newspapers, product labels,…
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On the Move for Blindness and Low Vision

By JuleAnn Lieberman | October 11, 2021
On the Move Vision Loss and Blindness does not mean that you cannot leave home independently or travel safely. White canes are the first tool used by the blind or vision impaired. The purpose of the white cane is to…

Communication Board Project – Parks and Rec

By Hali Strickler | September 29, 2021
AACommodation CommunicATion for RecreATion Making communication in playgrounds more accessible. Communication Boards & Resources for Recreation Welcome to AACommodating CommunicATion for RecreATion!  Here you will find: Information on the project Frequently asked questions Resources about augmentative & alternative communication (AAC)…
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Let’s Talk about Sex – AAC and Me

By Hali Strickler | September 22, 2021
Let’s Talk about Sex – AAC and Me Learn and talk about sexuality, sexual expression, sexual behavior, and intimacy with AAC ACES 2021 – Let’s Talk about Sex Join us for a 6-week ACES Online Strand for AAC users.  Learn…

Donate to TechOWL

By Tom DiAgostino | September 15, 2021
Donate to TechOWL How to Donate to TechOWL The best and easiest way to donate to TechOWL is to send a check. Make the check out to: “Temple University” Write this in the memo line: “TechOWL” Mail the check to…