FAAST NEWS

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology

The Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology proudly welcomes its newest addition to the FAAST family!

Michael Daniels, named FAAST newest Executive Director, is pictured here with his son, Joey (left). 

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology

For information on FAAST Board of Directors and Board Committee meetings schedules from July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014, please visit our calendar. The current month shows by default. To view other months, simply click through using the arrows at the...

Mobi 2, featuring Mind Express

The Mobi 2 is a total solution that allows users to communicate via text or symbols - directly from person to person, via the Internet or by phone. Find out if it's available for checkout here.

Beau uses a portable magnifier.

by Nancy Mashberg, Regional Coordinator

Checking in from the FAAST Central Regional Demonstration Center in Tampa where we are usually trying to entice people to visit our Center to see the whole range of assistive technology that is available to improve quality...

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology

Your feedback is important! We results from this needs assessment survey to determine which AT devices should be added to the FAAST device lending program. Click here.

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Dr. Jennifer Kent-Walsh, Dr. Jane Lieberman and Pamela Resnick of the ARDC

Explore how AT can  transform an individual's ability to pursue employment, education and daily living activities with a disability- visit a FAAST Regional Center! Here are a few ways FAAST Centers are putting technology to work in their communities.

 

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Gulf Coast Disability Resource Center and FAAST GCRDC Celebrate the ADA

For the 13th year in a row, the CIL Disability Resource Center along with several other local agencies who serve the needs of people with disabilities, community partners, city and county dignitaries, special guests and our military personnel celebrated the anniversary of the Americans with...

High school graduation

FAAST, Inc., through support from the Florida Department of Education, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, is offering a comprehensive guide to help promote effective transition planning for students with disabilities....

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology

Tools for Financial Independence is a resource guide published by the New Horizon Loan Program. It is designed to assist individuals with budgeting, establishing and maintaining credit, repairing credit, student loans, home ownership resources, establishing and maintaining small businesses,...

Buy, sell or trade assistive technology with ATBay.

ATBay logoAn estimated 2,675,000 people in Florida have a disability. By using ATBay, you could benefit one of them directly. Visit ATBay online, and browse a variety of technology listings. Want to sell or trade assistive technology like a power wheelchair, communication device, computer or hearing and vision aids? Post your listing on ATBay, and even upload a photo. Don't worry about cost. ATBay is a free service provided by FAAST for all Floridians.

 

 

The New Horizon Fund is now the New Horizon Loan Program.

The New Horizon Loan Program offers financial loans for the purchase of assistive technology. The program provides credit opportunities to qualified borrowers while purchasing equipment and items that will improve their overall quality of life. For more information, visit www.newhorizonloanprogram.org