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 Donation Portal

Job Announcement! FAAST Assistive Technology Coordinator Needed

 

CTTAP offers an AT Exchange at www.getATstuff.com – an online classifieds where you can find new and used AT devices for sale or for free. You can also post AT devices that you no longer need or use.To search our listings (in Connecticut or throughout New England) or to post an AT device, visit getATstuff. - See more at: http://cttechact.com/reutilization/#sthash.sNPozgAD.dpuf
CTTAP offers an AT Exchange at www.getATstuff.com – an online classifieds where you can find new and used AT devices for sale or for free. You can also post AT devices that you no longer need or use.To search our listings (in Connecticut or throughout New England) or to post an AT device, visit getATstuff. - See more at: http://cttechact.com/reutilization/#sthash.sNPozgAD.dpuf
CTTAP offers an AT Exchange at www.getATstuff.com – an online classifieds where you can find new and used AT devices for sale or for free. You can also post AT devices that you no longer need or use.To search our listings (in Connecticut or throughout New England) or to post an AT device, visit getATstuff. - See more at: http://cttechact.com/reutilization/#sthash.sNPozgAD.dpuf
CTTAP offers an AT Exchange at www.getATstuff.com – an online classifieds where you can find new and used AT devices for sale or for free. You can also post AT devices that you no longer need or use.To search our listings (in Connecticut or throughout New England) or to post an AT device, visit getATstuff. - See more at: http://cttechact.com/reutilization/#sthash.sNPozgAD.dpuf

FAAST News

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Make connections.

Connecting what your child already knows while she reads sharpens her focus and deepens understanding. Show her how to make connections by sharing your own connections as you read aloud. Maybe the book mentions places you...

BrailleNote Touch Snapshot Video Tutorial No.6

Connecting to Wi-Fi

This snapshot video demonstrates just how easy it is to connect your BrailleNote Touch to a Wi-Fi network. A few keystrokes and you will be online!
The future is so close,...

Fitness trackers routinely measure physical activity such as running and cycling and encourage people to stand up and walk around throughout the day. But if you're in a wheelchair, you're out of luck.

Apple wants to change that with an upcoming Apple Watch feature announced Monday....

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OrCam - See for Yourself

An intuitive wearable device with a smart camera designed to assist people who are visually impaired.

OrCam was founded in 2010 with a clear mission – harness the power of artificial vision to assist people who are visually impaired....

The next generation UbiDuo 2 Text to Speech (TTS) is finally here.

sComm has advanced face-to-face communication technology again with the revolutionary introduction of the UbiDuo 2 Text to Speech (TTS). This breakthrough communication device is the world’s first...

HumanWare is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Romeo 60 and Juliet 120 Braille embossers from Enabling Technologies.

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- For parents with children with disabilities, or Floridians living with disabilities, the future can be uncertain when it comes to work and finances. Now, a first of its kind savings plan hopes to alleviate those fears.

Jenn Sikora has worried about her son Sean’s...

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E-Learning Resources  - Zyrbotics

Check out our e-learning resources and accessible technologies that  keep kids engaged and motivated to learn.

Learn more here

 

APD provider rate changes and other information

Specific Appropriation 259 of the Legislative Conference Report on Appropriations authorizes the following rate increases effective July 1, 2016:  • 
•    Personal Supports; • 
•    Residential Habilitation;   • 
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Support and Resources for Parents


Parents are often baffled by the problems presented by a child with learning disabilities. Often this “invisible disability” does not become obvious until a child reaches school age. Even then, difficulties may be subtle and hard to recognize...

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.