Barbara Locke, B.S.
Phone: (307) 349-3547
Barbara Locke is a project coordinator of outreach services for the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities Assistive Technology Resource Center. She has worked for WIND since July 2007 and continues to be based in Lander. Barbara is an enrolled member of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.
Barbara helps to implement use of assistive technology with Wyoming school districts, developmental preschools, and Division of Vocational Rehabilitation clients. She also provides consultations, device demonstrations, and training within the topics of implementation of assistive technology in educational or vocational settings.
Before working with WATR, Barbara served as a behavior analyst, case manager and program manager at the WY Life Resource Center (WLRC). After leaving the WLRC, she taught preschool in a fully-integrated, computer-based classroom in Ft. Washakie. She later served as the director of Region 14 of the Developmental Preschools, where she also acted as grant coordinator for a federal grant project awarded to the Eastern Shoshone Tribe from the Department of Indian Education. The project worked in conjunction with WIND to develop assessment and implementation processes for assistive technology in early childhood settings.
Barbara holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Utah and is currently a part-time graduate student at the University, Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Her interest area in C & I is emergent reading and writing for people with multiple learning challenges. She is a both a CSUN and RESNA certified assistive technology professional.
Locke, B. (October 2014). Assistive Technology for Writing. Casper College, Casper, WY.
Locke, B. (September 2014). Assistive Technology Team Consideration Process. Professional Learning Community ,via ECHO.
Locke, B. (April 2014). Low Tech Ideas to Support Reading, via ECHO.
Locke, B. (November 2013). Assistive Technology Supports for Reading. Casper College, Casper, WY.
Regan, D. & Locke, B. (2012, November). Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Assistive Technology. Sublette County School District #9, Big Piney, WY
Regan, D. & Locke, B. (2012, September). Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Casper College/University of North Dakota Therapist Training Program, Casper, WY.