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Join the FAAST Access Network as we build a larger, stronger movement of people with disabilities, parents, siblings, and allies.

Be a part of the FAAST Access Network and get information about public policy issues impacting assistive technology, and know when to take timely...

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.

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Join us for a Webinar on October 10th and 12th to provide information to the parents, guardians, and all other interested parties on assistive technology as it relates to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004) 

This Training will be sponsored by the Florida...

School is starting around the country, and students are being introduced into a brand new environment. This can be scary for most, but especially so when that student has a disability. They are exposed to new sights, sounds, and heaps of new stimuli. Teachers are thrown into the mix without the...

 

A few States are asking CMS to favor new Medicaid Waivers as well as revising existing Medicaid Waivers that conceivably undercut;

  1. the Supreme Court's Olmstead choice
  2. the government direction's  “most integrated setting” order
  3. the DOJ's Statement of the...
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Gov. Rick Scott announced Saturday he was directing two state agencies to implement emergency rules for all 685 nursing homes and 3,109 assisted living facilities in the state requiring them to obtain generators and fuel that could sustain operations for at least 96 hours after a power outage....

Hearing on the Graham Cassidy Bill

As you may know, the State of Florida Finance Committee will be holding a hearing on the Graham Cassidy bill on Monday September 25, at 2 pm.  

The hearing record needs to be filled with strong statements of opposition from organizations and individuals and stories of the devastating impact this would have on people, including people with disabilities and pre-existing conditions.  

Starting around 11 am this morning, the following email address will be active for the public to submit testimony for Monday's hearing on the Graham Cassidy bill:

GCHcomments@finance.senate.gov

This is where  groups and individuals can send letters, testimony, video links, photos, stories, etc. regarding the proposed legislation. Comments to be submitted by Monday at 1 pm.

 

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