FAAST provides training activities that enhance the knowledge, skills, and competencies of individuals which may include:
#FAASTFact: In 2020, FAAST trained a total of 9,093 participants.
Training or technical assistance can be provided to individuals, professionals, employers, or other persons who provide services to, employ, or are otherwise substantially involved in the major life functions of individuals with disabilities.
Training activities are instructional events, usually planned in advance for a specific purpose or audience that are designed to increase participants’ knowledge, skills, and competencies regarding AT. Such events can be delivered to large or small groups, in-person, or via telecommunications or other distance education mechanisms. Examples of training include classes, workshops, conference sessions, and presentations that have a goal of increasing skills, knowledge, and competency.
#FAASTFact: 16K Services Provided to Individuals FAAST provided an estimated 15,994 assistive technology services to individuals throughout Florida.
1. What size groups do you offer training?
We can provide training to individuals and any size groups.
2. Can you come to my home, office, or school for the training?
You can schedule a training at your office and school by contacting your local demonstration center for their availability.
3. Do you provide virtual training?
We provide both in-person and virtual training. To schedule a training session, contact your local demonstration center. We also offer bi-monthly assistive technology webinars. These are free live webinars with topics that range from products to funding. We post the recording of these webinars on our YouTube channel.
4. Can I pick the training topic?
If there is a specific topic you would like more training on, we are happy to provide on-demand and customized assistive technology training.
5. Can I receive training on FAAST Services?
If you want to know more about FAAST and the resources we provide, we can schedule a presentation for you.
How Can You Get Services From FAAST? Contact the Regional Demonstration Center that services your county. That’s it… No formal referral is necessary. Anyone may utilize services. Services provided at no cost.