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How can FAAST Help with Back to School?

How can FAAST Help with Back to School?

FAAST can help your student go back to school prepared. While we always recommend going through your school’s procedures with the development of an IEP, or Individualized Education Program, a document under United States law that is developed for each public school...

Wheelchair users to host a town hall

Wheelchair users from across the country will host a virtual town hall meeting on Aug. 13 at 7 PM EST.  The purpose of the town hall is to educate the public on HR 2708 Ensuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Technology Act.  A press release for the event...

Are changes coming to the iBudget?

The Agency for Health Care (AHCA) and the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) have started developing an alternative delivery model for home-and community-based services, commonly referred to as the “iBudget waiver.” The Florida Legislature directed the...

FAAST Approves 2020 State Legislative Priorities

FAAST Approves 2020 State Legislative Priorities

During its July meeting, the Florida Assistive Technology Advisory Council’s Public Policy Committee approved its initial list of 2020 State Legislative Priorities.  The Council feels it is imperative to begin working on its state legislative platform because the next...

21st Annual Family Cafe

21st Annual Family Cafe

 The Annual Family Café is the Nations largest Cross-Disability Event! Since 1998, The Annual Family Café has brought together thousands of individuals with disabilities and their family members for three days of information, training, and networking. The 21st Annual...

How to Enable Accessibility Features in OS X

How to Enable Accessibility Features in OS X

With everything being connected in some way or another, accessibility is even more important than ever. Being accessible means that information is readily available no matter what a person’s abilities are. Mac's OS X El Capitan comes with several accessibility options...

New Autism Focused Programs at the FSU College of Education

New Autism Focused Programs at the FSU College of Education

Our friends over at FSU have added a number of programs to help prepare individuals who plan to work with both children and adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. These programs include both an online and on-campus Master's program as well as an online...

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