Assistive Technology

The federal definition of Assistive Technology (AT) describes AT as “any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially or off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.”

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National Deafblind Equipment Distribution Program

iCanConnect provides people with both significant vision and hearing loss with free equipment and training. iCanConnect is a national program with local contacts that helps people stay connected with friends, family and the world.

FAAST, or the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology, is a program designed to provide assistive technology to Floridians with disabilities and their loved ones. This program offers a range of activities, including device loans, demonstrations, reutilization, and training, to ensure Floridians have access to the latest in assistive technology. Additionally, FAAST provides information and assistance, as well as a financing program available state-wide. With a commitment to accessibility and innovation, FAAST is leading the way in assistive technology in the state of Florida.

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Teaching the ECC to the 21st Century Learner: Webinar

Participants can earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE, Continuing Education, or Professional Development credits. By registering for ACVREP, CTLE credits, Continuing Education, or Professional Development credits, you will be provided with a self-paced tutorial using video clips and other resources related to this topic, as well as an online test to assess your knowledge.