- 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 live our best lives.
TechOWL Goes Viral on Tiktok!
TechOWL's social media platforms exploded overnight with the overwhelming support of our videos! Specifically, a video posted on August 25, 2021, by TechOWL member Alanna Raffel was viewed over 8 million times!
This video caught the attention of major news outlets who have or are writing stories about TechOWL. So far Yahoo News, In the Know, 6 ABC, NPR Pittsburgh, KYW Philly, The Sun and Univision have all written about TechOWL's growing social media influence.
Assistive Technology Lending Library
The Assistive Technology Lending Library (ATLL) has hundreds of items to choose from! The loan periods are 9 weeks long. We ship the item directly to your home and include the pre-paid return label in the box.
Create an account, add an item to the cart, and request! It's easy. Borrow a device from us today!
Free Special Phone Program
The Free Special Phone program helps Pennsylvanians with disabilities get phones for free. This program specifically works with those with disabilities that make it difficult to use a phone in a traditional way. Learn more on the TDDP page!
Don't worry, we will teach you all about the phones we have! Schedule an appointment to talk with a TechOWL staff today!
Caitlin McKenney, TechOWL AT specialist, leads the reuse program. If you are interested in receiving a used device or donating used devices, please check out our Reuse page!
Del Sordo Fund
The Del Sordo Fund is a "last resort" fund where you can apply for up to $200 to buy an assistive device. Learn more about the Del Sordo Fund here.
Are you interested in a customized or 3D printed assistive device? Check out the devices we offer on the CreATe Together Catalog
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Connect with an SLP
ACES is an annual event where young adults who use AAC come together to learn about AAC and other topics like living independently. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, this event has been online. We are now collecting interest for the next ACES titled "Let's Talk About Sex". Please submit your interest form in the link below.
Meet-ups with TechOWL
PA Assistive Technology Network
PA Assistive Technology Network meets the last Tuesday of the month at 1pm (odd months) or 7pm (even months)
PA Occupational Therapy Network
The PA Occupational Therapy Network meet-up is every first Tuesday of each month from 7:30-8:30 pm
The AAC meet-up happens every Tuesday and Thursday from 2-3pm
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