#Here2Help Resources

Entertainment and Recreation

  • Audible
    • Offering free titles for kids

Software

  • Crick Software
    • Free access to Clicker@home for schools closed due to COVID-19
  • Dolphin SuperNova
    • 3 months free access to any edition of SuperNova: Magnifier, Magnifier and Speech or Magnifier and Screen Reader
  • ReadSpeaker
  • Accessibyte
    • offering free access to its full range of apps. They want ALL students to have a remote learning option.
  • Humanware’s  Buddy App is the perfect tool to learn, teach, and interface with Humanware’s products. 

Speech/Communication

Connectedness/Virtual Platforms

Beit Issie Shapiro Webinar Series

Hello Everyone,FIU Embrace, along with Beit Issie Shapiro, will be hosting a three-part webinar series: Webinar 1: Assistive Technology and Inclusive Design: What's on the Market for People with Disabilities, Approaches and Global Trends Webinar 2: When Technology...

FAAST STRATEGIC PLAN 2020 DRAFTED

Hi friends! The Assistive Technology Advisory Council and FAAST Staff have been working hard to put together the 2020 Strategic Plan. The ATAC/Board will be approving this on a meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 29, from 9:00-10:00 a.m. EST. Specific meeting...

New Executive Director Whitney Harris

A Welcome Message from FAAST’s New Executive DirectorIt is my great pleasure to address you all for the first time in my new position as the Executive Director of FAAST, Inc. I am extremely humbled and honored to have the opportunity to advance our mission of...

FAAST’s Assistive Technology Reuse Program

The FAAST Reuse Program is a statewide network that currently consists of five Regional Reuse Centers (RRC). These reuse centers are in select Centers for Independent Living (CIL) around the state. We provide funding to these centers for the purpose of Repairing,...

How Computer-Assisted Technology Can Enhance Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

There are many challenges facing children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Depending on how their ASD presents, they may have difficulty communicating with others, understanding social cues, and even developing language. Over the past decade, advances in...

Clean your Assistive Technology

Over the past few weeks, you've been reminded daily not to touch your face and to wash your hands. What about the devices you are touching all day long, such as your communication device, switch, or magnifier? These assistive technology (AT) devices are made primarily...

Advocate for people with disabilities, Michael Phillips, Remembered

  FAAST Friends, It was with heavy hearts that FAAST learned of the news of Michael Phillips passing away Wednesday evening, March 25th.  Even with such sad news, we, along with so many others, could not keep from remembering all that Michael meant to FAAST and...

Temporary Changes to FAAST Programs, Services, and Operations

As you know, COVID-19 is in Florida. During this period of time, we will continue to offer Floridians the best service and level of care possible. To help limit the spread of the virus, FAAST offices will operate at limited capacity with a majority of team members...

Children’s Week at the State Capitol

Join thousands of Florida’s families, students, teachers, and advocates at the Florida State Capitol during the week of January 26, 2020 for a celebration of our greatest gifts – our children! Now in its 25th year, Children’s Week advocates for children’s health,...

17 New Emojis to Express Yourself

Apple added 17 new emojis to help you express yourself!   We use emojis daily to express ourselves; these little pictures can help clarify our tone or illustrate our words. They take a simple text and add meaning and emotion to it. Plus, they're just fun to use....
Beit Issie Shapiro Webinar Series
Beit Issie Shapiro Webinar Series

Hello Everyone,FIU Embrace, along with Beit Issie Shapiro, will be hosting a three-part webinar series: Webinar 1: Assistive Technology and Inclusive Design: What's on the Market for People with Disabilities, Approaches and Global Trends Webinar 2: When Technology...

FAAST STRATEGIC PLAN 2020 DRAFTED
FAAST STRATEGIC PLAN 2020 DRAFTED

Hi friends! The Assistive Technology Advisory Council and FAAST Staff have been working hard to put together the 2020 Strategic Plan. The ATAC/Board will be approving this on a meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 29, from 9:00-10:00 a.m. EST. Specific meeting...

New Executive Director Whitney Harris

A Welcome Message from FAAST’s New Executive DirectorIt is my great pleasure to address you all for the first time in my new position as the Executive Director of FAAST, Inc. I am extremely humbled and honored to have the opportunity to advance our mission of...

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