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The Able Trust's Florida High School/High Tech (HS/HT) Program and the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST) have awarded free Dell laptop computers to several deserving students with disabilities throughout the State of Florida. The Able Trust's Florida Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a four-day leadership and social training event for high school students with disabilities.  2013 delegate Ioana Zanchi was presented the Joey Alvord Spirit Award for exemplary leadership and character. The Able Trust's Florida Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a four-day leadership and social training event for high school students with disabilities.  2013 delegate Ioana Zanchi was presented the Joey Alvord Spirit Award for exemplary leadership and character. Florida High School students with disabilities are receiving free, fully-loaded Dell laptops thanks to The Able Trust and The Florida Alliance for Assistive Services & Technology (FAAST). During the summer of 2012, 192 Florida High School High Tech students participated in summer internships. Grant funding by The Able Trust has helped Lighthouse Central Florida provide education, independent life skills, and job training and placement for people with sight impairment. The Key Clubhouse of South Florida received grant funding from The Able Trust to assist citizens with mental illness find employment through a variety of skill-building services. The Key Clubhouse of South Florida received grant funding from The Able Trust to assist citizens with mental illness find employment through a variety of skill-building services. Hope Haven Children’s Clinic and Family Center in Jacksonville received a grant award from The Able Trust for its Project SEARCH program, which helps clients find employment by matching their skill sets to employer needs. Thanks to a partnership between The Able Trust and The Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST), 40 high school students with disabilities across the state of Florida received refurbished laptops loaded with all the latest software. The Able Trust Florida Youth Leadership Forum hones the leadership potential of young people with disabilities. As a result, these students take leadership, citizenship, and social skills into their lives as they reach adulthood.

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The Able Trust, also known as the Florida Endowment Foundation for Vocational Rehabilitation, is a 501(c)(3) public-private partnership foundation established by the Florida Legislature in 1990. Its mission is to be a key leader in providing Floridians with disabilities opportunities for successful employment. Since its establishment, The Able Trust has awarded more than $31 million throughout Florida, enabling approximately 2,000 Florida citizens with disabilities to enter the workforce each year. The Able Trust youth programs provide career development and transition to almost 2,000 students with disabilities annually, helping to reduce the dropout rate and prepare young adults for life beyond high school.

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