Pennsylvania's Assistive Technology Lending Library
General Contact Information
Mailing Address/Physical Address:
Institute on Disabilities at Temple University
1755 N. 13th St.
Student Center, Room 411S
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6090
Voice: 800-204-PIAT (7428)
Staff members involved with program aspects of Pennsylvania's Assistive Technology Lending Library:
Lending Library email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Katie is the Program Coordinator for Pennsylvania's Assistive Technology Lending Library. She is responsible for processing all lending library device loan request forms both onsite and centralized (from the Hiram G. Andrews Center) in the surrounding Philadelphia region. She communicates on a daily basis with the Assistant Coordinator of the Hiram G. Andrews Center, making sure all equipment arrives and is returned to the correct location successfully. She works with all the assistive technology resource centers in Pennsylvania, making sure certain tasks involving their region is done in a timely manner. Other responsibilities include: updating the lending library website, retrieving all missing/overdue equipment, and performing other selected activities involving the lending library.
Kim is directly responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Lending Library activities at the Institute on Disabilities and for coordination of activities with those of the Hiram G. Andrews Center (HGA). She coordinates the selection and purchasing of assistive technology devices to be added to the inventory. She interacts with the Department of Labor and Industry and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, regarding daily operations. Kim works with Hiram G. Andrews project staff to oversee the development and implementation of policies and procedures.
Jule Ann Lieberman
Information & Referral email and phone number: ATinfo@temple.edu 800-204-7428
Jule Ann provides information and assistance to consumers of Pennsylvania's Initiative on Assistive Technology (PIAT). She provides additional information and assistance to consumers who have borrowed, or are looking to borrow, from our lending library. Jule Ann also conducts assistive technology (AT) demonstrations and training and is responsible for public awareness activities to promote the PIAT's service goals. Performs other selected PIAT activities as assigned.
Demo Email: ATdemo@temple.edu
Sandi McNally is Assistant Director, Community Services at the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University. She is Program Director for PA's Initiative on Assistive Technology (PIAT). She also coordinates the AT trainings and demonstrations for the southeastern region as well as statewide with our AT Resource Centers. Contact Sandi if you want to host or conduct AT related training events, or have other questions regarding AT training.
Who's Who at the Hiram G. Andrews Center (HGA)
General Contact Information
727 Goucher Street
Johnstown, PA 15905-3092
800-762-4211, extensions 8506 or 8266
814-255-8200 (voice/TTY) 814-255-8357 fax 877-722-8536 (toll-free)
Staff members involved with circulating equipment and maintaining the Lending Library inventory:
814-254-0432, Toll Free: 800-762-4211 x0432, Fax: 814-254-0438
Helen is Assistant Coordinator of Pennsylvania's Assistive Technology (AT) Lending Library. She is responsible for the day-to-day shipping and receiving of assistive technology available through PA's AT Lending Library. She processes requests and maintains the database of assistive technology inventory. Helen works closely with the Assistive Technology Resource Centers to approve extensions, send call tags, and ship equipment.
Greg is the HGA Information Technology Technician. He is the technical support person and assistive technology technician for Pennsylvania's Assistive Technology Lending Library. He is responsible for checking, charging and repairing the equipment to ensure that it works properly before and after the loan period. Greg also provides phone support to users of assistive technology.