Access Miami

Independent Living

ABLEDATA
8630 Fenton St., Ste.930, Silver Springs MD 20910
1.800.227.0216
1.301.608.8912 TTY
www.abledata.com
Objective information on assistive technology products and rehabilitative equipment.

Agency for Persons with Disabilities
401 NW 2nd Ave., S., Tower 811, Miami 33128
305-377-1478
www.apdcares.org

Canine Companions for Independence
PO Box 446, Santa Rosa, CA 95402
1.866.224.3647
1.800.572.2275
www.cci.org
Exceptional dogs for exceptional people – providing trained services, skilled companions.

Center for Independent Living of South Florida
6660 Biscayne Blvd., Miami 33138
305.751.8025
www.soflacil.org
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
E-mail: casemanagement@crcmiami.com
Website: www.crcmiami.com
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.
305.243.5706
www.faast.org/programs/regional-demo/south
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
1.850.487.3278
1.888.788.9216
www.faast.org

Housing & Assistive Technology, Inc.
80 NE 40 St. (rear), Miami 33137
305.572.9005
1.866.956.8880
www.hatfl.com
hatfl@bellsouth.net
Solutions for independent living through assistive technology and accessible housing designs.

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

MDC Disability Services & Independent Living (DSAIL)
1335 NW 14th St., Miami 33125
305.547.5445
305.324.5281 TTY
www.miamidade.gov/dhs/elderly_disability_services.asp
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:
www.abilitiesexpo.com

Spinal Cord Living-Assistance Development Inc. (SCLAD)
221 E 2nd Ave., Hialeah, 33010
305.887.8838
www.sclad.org
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.