What is FAAST, Inc.?

The Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology, Inc. serves Floridians with disabilities by providing free access to information, referral services, educational programs, and publications in accessible formats on topics such as disability rights, laws, and policies.  We also provide assistive technology (AT) device loans as well as funding opportunities for AT.

What is Assistive Technology (AT)?

AT is any item, piece of equipment, software, or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the function of individuals with disabilities.

Learn more about FAAST, Inc. or view our programs.

 

FAAST News

FAAST Access is the official publication of FAAST, Inc.  FAAST Access is a source of information on assistive technology trends, news, education, FAAST programs and services, engaging dialogue and resources for self-advocacy, inspiring stories...

The Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology, Inc. and our six Regional Demonstration Centers provide assistive technology to individuals with disabilities through our statewide and six regional assistive technology device loan programs. Periodically, FAAST conducts a needs...

Mark your calendars!  Please join us in celebrating Disability History and Awareness Weeks October 1-10, 2014. Disability History and Awareness Instruction (Section 1003.4205, Florida Statutes) was signed into law in 2008. It requires school districts to designate the first two weeks of October...

iBudget Florida

The Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) filed an iBudget emergency rule on September 3. The iBudget emergency rule is in effect for 90 days...

 

 

PHOTO TAGGED Dan Casady and Emily Wilson

Dan Casady, a former director of the Florida Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center, tests writing instruments during a recent visit to the FAAST office with program specialist Emily Wilson. FAAST celebrates its...

The Right Service at the Right Time is an online resource used to connect people who have a need for social and government services with the organizations which provide those services. The Orange County Library System started this project in 2009 in an effort to reach the portion of the...

EdcampAccess International

ATIA is proud to support edcampAccess International.  

 

What is edcampAccess International?

Carrying on the tradition started by edcampAccess/Boston and...

American Association on Health and Disability 

 

Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability

Deadline: November 15, 2015

Award Ceiling: $1,000

http://www.aahd.us/initiatives/...

November 5, 2014

11:00am-12:00pm EST

Marriot Courtyard Coconut Grove

2649 South Bayshore Drive

Miami, Florida 33133

 

"This is an opportunity to share your success story or concerns with Council Members. Give us your thoughts and comments...

Florida First to Help Military Families with Waivers
State will Provide Services to those Transferred to Florida Stakeholders Applaud Addition

TALLAHASSEE, FL —Florida is...

Special World Magazine

 

There are over twenty-one thousand words about special education and disability in our first 'Special World' Magazine. There are nine features; eleven news items from ninecountries and...

PRC is excited to announce NuVoice 2.00 software for Accent devices. NuVoice 2.00 incorporates a variety of new display configuration options, including new skins and skin options, resizable keys and grids, and some new feedback options for scanning. They have also introduced several new...

Peyton Blodgett, 8, had been missing since midday Saturday, October 25, 2014. He has been reunited with his family and is now recovering in the hospital. Go on over to the NEWS4JAX webpage and read all about it!

 

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Find a Regional Demonstration Center Near You

FAAST, Inc. provides short-term loans where consumers and professionals throughout the state can borrow Assistive Technology (AT) devices for a period of up to 30 days from their designated RDC.