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Assistive Technology Program

 

Some of the services include:

This program is available to Floridians with disabilities, family members and service providers. Some devices require that a person experienced with the device is available to assist you and assess your needs.

FAAST Inc. Classifieds: Search the new online classified system where you can find new and used AT devices for FREE or a reduced price

Funding Information and Strategy Techniques:  This guide was modeled after “The Buck Starts Here – A Guide to Assistive Technology Funding in Kentucky”, published in 1991 by the Kentucky Assistive Technology (KATS) Network.

Statewide Device Loan ProgramThe FAAST Device Loan Program is a way for people with disabilities of all  ages to try out different assistive devices to best determine those most  helpful for them.

Computer Recycle Program: Project Empower of Northwest Florida Coalition: Project Connect refurbishes computers from businesses or individuals and make them  available to assistive technology users who cannot afford to buy a new computer.  Contact:  850-503-6090 or email: Victor Smith 

Ramp/Home Modification Program:

Assessments and referrals to appropriate funding sources for consumers who are in need of home modifications and/or ramp for their home. Consultation with licensed contractors.

Automobile Modification Program:

Assessments and referrals to appropriate funding sources for consumers who are in need of automobile modifications. Consultation with licensed contractors.

Loan Locker:  

Free short-term loans of equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, canes, shower benches, bedside commodes, and other items as available. Long term loans available on request.