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Advocating for Assistive Technology - Funding Source: Medicare

Dec 11, 2018
11:00 AM Eastern Time

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Gaining funding of assistive technology (AT) is a very frustrating process. FAAST has developed a series of webinars to make this process easier. These webinars will cover four major funding sources for AT in Florida. Each webinar will discuss one of the four successful strategies for acquiring AT by focusing on the FAAST FIRST process. For more information, please email faast@faastinc.org or call 1-844-FL-FAAST (353-2278)....

Advocating for Assistive Technology - Funding Source: Medicaid

Nov 13, 2018
11:00 AM Eastern Time

Webinar Link

Gaining funding of assistive technology (AT) is a very frustrating process. FAAST has developed a series of webinars to make this process easier. These webinars will cover four major funding sources for AT in Florida. Each webinar will discuss one of the four successful strategies for acquiring AT by focusing on the FAAST FIRST process. For more information, please email faast@faastinc.org or call 1-844-FL-FAAST (353-2278)....

Advocating for Assistive Technology - Funding Source: iBudget Medicaid Waiver

 

Oct 16, 2018
11:00 AM Eastern Time

Webinar Link 

Gaining funding of assistive technology (AT) is a very frustrating process. FAAST has developed a series of webinars to make this process easier. These webinars will cover four major funding sources for AT in Florida. Each webinar will discuss one of the four successful strategies for acquiring AT by focusing on the FAAST FIRST process. For more information, please email faast@faastinc.org or call 1-844-FL-FAAST (353-2278).

The iBudget Waiver covers AT but refers to it as Durable Medical Equipment, Environmental Accessibility Adaptations, Personal Emergency Response Systems, Personal Supports, and Transportation Services. This webinar will teach participants how to utilize the iBudget Provider Handbook Service Requirement sections to ensure all administrative steps are followed when requesting AT.

 

 

 

 

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Advocating for Assistive Technology - Funding Source: Division of Vocation Rehabilitation (DVR)

 

Sep 18, 2018 
11:00 AM Eastern Time

Webinar Link 

Gaining funding of assistive technology (AT) is a very frustrating process. FAAST has developed a series of webinars to make this process easier. These webinars will cover four major funding sources for AT in Florida. Each webinar will discuss one of the four successful strategies for acquiring AT by focusing on the FAAST FIRST process. For more information, please email faast@faastinc.org or call 1-844-FL-FAAST (353-2278).

Want to get or maintain a job, but you feel you need assistive technology to achieve your goal? This webinar will provide a step-by-step approach to accessing AT through DVR. From the initial request, worksite assessment, delivery and set-up, and if necessary appealing a denial.

 

 

 

 

 

Information & Assistance

The FAAST Information and Assistance program, one of our core services, receives questions from all over Florida about our programs, services, and the field of assistive technology.

The FAAST I & A program is accessible through:

·       Telephone - 1-844-353-2278
·       Email - info@faastinc.org
·       US Mail - 820 E Park Ave D-200, Tallahassee, FL 32301
·       Text - (850) 320-7948

To better assist the people we serve, in addition to our programs and services, we keep an updated database of information related to disabilities and available resources. This program is essential to our organization, it provides people with the assistance necessary to make informed decisions with assistive technology.

FAAST's I & A Program strives to be the first and last call for any assistive technology needs. We are here to help.