Community Programs & Resources : Assistive Technology

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST)

FAAST is a non-profit organization funded by the U.S. Department of Education Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) through the Assistive Technology Act of 2004 and the State of Florida Department of Education Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.

The FAAST 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 FAAST main office is located in Tallahassee with 6 regional demonstration centers throughout the state. The South Florida Regional Demonstration Center is located at the Mailman Center for Child Development. As the SFRDC we serve 8 counties: Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Collier, Hendry, Lee, and Charlotte.

The FAAST website www.faast.org offers several resource guides with self help information for family members, caregivers, and individuals with disabilities of all ages, including:

For more resources, visit the FAAST website.