The Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST)
FAAST, the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology program, is administered through the Florida Department of Education, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and is federally funded by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) under the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as amended in 2004 (P.L. 108-364).
Since its inception in 1998, FAAST has been and continues to be a resource to provide Floridians free access to information, referral services, educational programs, and publications in accessible format on extensive topics related to disability rights, laws/policies, and funding opportunities for assistive technology.
Our Mission is to improve the quality of life for all Floridians with disabilities through advocacy and awareness activities that increase access to and acquisition of assistive services and technology.
The leaders in facilitating public private partnerships to provide assistive technology devices and services that will enable persons with disabilities full participation in all aspects of life.
We value each individual’s right to achieve their highest potential and possibilities.
FAAST – The Organization of Hope and Opportunity®
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.