Access Miami

Independent Living

8630 Fenton St., Ste.930, Silver Springs MD 20910
1.301.608.8912 TTY
Objective information on assistive technology products and rehabilitative equipment.

Agency for Persons with Disabilities
401 NW 2nd Ave., S., Tower 811, Miami 33128

Canine Companions for Independence
PO Box 446, Santa Rosa, CA 95402
Exceptional dogs for exceptional people – providing trained services, skilled companions.

Center for Independent Living of South Florida
6660 Biscayne Blvd., Miami 33138
Provides programs and services such as job placement, pre-vocational skills, minor home repairs/ramp project, computer literacy, peer support, loan closet of adaptive equipment, free furniture, home furnishings when available, benefits counseling, housing & transportation assistance, ADA compliance and much more.

Comprehensive Rehabilitation Consultants (CRC)
11428 SW 109 Road
Miami, FL 33176
Phone: 305-595-8232
Fax: 305-273-4556
is a case management company whose goal is to help individuals become as independent and as self-sufficient as possible. The CRC team evaluates an individual’s abilities and limitations and analyzes this information to identify medical, therapeutic, vocational, educational, or other services that would be beneficial. They collaborate with physicians, therapists, teachers, families, and other professionals to compile the best recommendations possible for our clients based on what they can do on their own, what they can do if they receive the care they need, what they can do, but not without possibly causing harm or secondary complications, and what they cannot do and need someone to do for them.

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services & Technology (FAAST)
The South Florida Regional Office for FAAST – University of Miami Mailman Center for Child Development, Room 2018
1601 NW 12th Ave.
Improves 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 (AT). The South Florida Regional Office for FAAST offers information and referrals, AT demonstrations and technical assistance, a free online course: Interdisciplinary Fundamentals in Adaptive and Assistive Technology, and an assistive technology demonstration lab with a free short-term device loan program.
FAAST Main Office – Tallahassee, FL

Housing & Assistive Technology, Inc.
80 NE 40 St. (rear), Miami 33137
Solutions for independent living through assistive technology and accessible housing designs.

International Association of Assistance Dog Partners
Provides resources and information re: the assistance dog field.

MDC Disability Services & Independent Living (DSAIL)
1335 NW 14th St., Miami 33125
305.324.5281 TTY
Direct services: adaptive aids, counseling, crisis intervention, personal assistance, skills training, group therapy, interpreters; assistance with employment placement, accessible housing, accessible transportation, benefits, & equipment. Community services: training for Braille, basic American Sign Language classes, parenting classes, transferring documents to accessible formats, disabled parking enforcement program, ADA technical assistance, accessibility surveys and information, sensitivity/awareness training & other services.

Self-Help Devices
Sources for assistive technology information:

Spinal Cord Living-Assistance Development Inc. (SCLAD)
221 E 2nd Ave., Hialeah, 33010
Facilitates independent living, economic self-sufficiency, full community integration for people with disabilities by providing and coordinating support services, employment, vocational opportunities and the development of barrier-free housing.