The New Horizon Loan Program

The New Horizon Loan Program is an alternative assistive technology finance program under the Assistive Technology Act of 2004, Section 4 (e)(2)(A). The purpose of this program is to assist individuals with disabilities finance assistive technology at reasonable interest rates.

The program also offers a telework and self-employment loan, which can assist with the funding of assistive technology and equipment for individuals for work or seeking self-employment opportunities.

While the first hope for applicants is available funding sources such as grants, benefits, and gifts. The team at FAAST understands this is not always the case.

The New Horizon Loan Program can be a great alternative in these situations and provides loans with preferred interest rates, flexible terms, and no prepayment penalties.

While the NHLP still has requirements for credit and debt to income, they are typically more flexible or lower than traditional banking requirements.


Care Credit

CareCredit is different from a regular credit card. Use it to pay for out-of-pocket expenses not covered by medical insurance, and special financing options are available that you may not be able to get with other cards.

Pay for health, and wellness care at over 200,000 enrolled providers across the nation. Once you’ve applied, you can use it again and again at any location that accepts CareCredit. With shorter term financing options of 6, 12, 18 or 24 months no interest is charged on purchases of $200 or more when you make the minimum monthly payments and pay the full amount due by the end of the promotional period. If you do not, interest is charged from the original purchase date.**Subject to credit approval. Details and Terms CareCredit also extends longer term healthcare financing for 24, 36, 48 or 60-month periods with Reduced APR and Fixed Monthly Payments Required Until Paid in Full. Purchases of $2,500 or more qualify for the 60-month offer with a 16.9% APR (24, 36 and 48 financing terms are for purchases of $1,000 or more with a 14.9% APR).**

Please call to get current Interest rates and payment plans that we offer for the product you are interested in purchasing. Thanks!


Links for Professionals

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Optometry

American Occupational Therapy Association

American Optometric Association

Assistive Technology Industry Association

Association for Education & Rehab of the Blind & VI

National Eye Institute

National Institutes of Health

The Vision Council

Links for Consumers

American Foundation for the Blind

AMD Alliance

Braille Institute



Get Eye Smart

Foundation Fighting Blindness

Macular Degeneration Association

Macular Degeneration Partnership

National Eye Institute