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Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources (WATR)|Wyoming Institute for Disabilities

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Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources (WATR)
Dept 4298, 1000 E University Ave.
Health Sciences Bldg. Room 151
Intersection of 9th and Clark, across from Turtle Rock Coffee & Cafe
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-6187
Toll Free: 1-888-989-9463
Email: watr@uwyo.edu
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Training and Events 

WATR DEMO DAYS EXPOStanding man with purple shirt and grey vest by table with equipment on it. Using the Magic Cube Keyborad with laptop computer.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

noon - 4 p.m.

Laramie County Community College (LCCC)
Center for Conferences & Institutes (CCI) building
1400 E. College Drive, Cheyenne, Wyoming  

Curious about assistive technology (AT)? Wondering if AT could help with your transition into employment?
 
Visit WATR’s Demo Days Expo at
Laramie County Community College's Senior Day!

Learn about and experience assistive technology devices through hands-on demonstrations from WATR’s loan library. Demo Days Expo is targeted at alternative access for studying, learning, communicating, and more!

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Plan to attend WATR's Breakout Session at 2 p.m.

Reading and Writing Technology for Transition

Presenters: Barbara Locke, ATP and Felicia Arce, AT Program Specialist 

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Want to purchase some AT? WATR will have some items from our reuse program available for low-cost purchase.

For more informaiton, please contact WATR staff: watr@uwyo.edu or (307) 766-6187.
  

Assistive Technology (AT)

and

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Professional Development Courses

Academic Year 2016-2017

SEMESTER

COURSE

REGISTRATION DATES

COURSE DATES

COST

Fall 2016

Assistive Technology:

Augmentative and Alternative   Communications (AAC) Foundations 1

May 15, 2016  

to

September 15, 2016

August 29, 2016

to

December 9, 2016

$275

Fall 2016

Assistive Technology:

Theory and foundations

May 15, 2016

to

September 15, 2016

August 29, 2016

to

December 9, 2016

$275

Fall 2016

Assistive Technology:

Early intervention

May 15, 2016

to

September 15, 2016

August 29, 2016

to

December 9, 2016

$275

Spring 2017

Assistive Technology:

Ensuring continuity of use in Transitions

September 15, 2016

to

 January 15, 2017

January 23, 2017

to

 May 5, 2017

$275

Spring 2017

Assistive Technology:

Applications for reading and writing success

September 15, 2016

to

January 15, 2017

January 23, 2017

to

May 5, 2017

$275

Spring 2017

Assistive Technology:

Augmentative and Alternative   Communications (AAC) Foundations 2

September 15, 2016

to

January 15, 2017

January 23, 2017

to

May 5, 2017

$275

Note: For classroom support for Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) contact Felicia Arce, WIND AT Program Specialist at farce@uwyo.edu or 766-5770.

Registration will open the week of May 9. Please check back for registration information.


WATR Open Lab schedule

Thursdays, 1-4:30 p.m.

Open Lab is online!

Please join any scheduled Open Lab via Zoom technology from your PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/547279238. Code 547 279 238.

Call to schedule a login time between 1 and 4 p.m. MST

April 28: Tools for Transition

May 5: Vision and hearing devices

May 12: Employment and learning aids

May 19: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices

May 26: Eye gaze and head tracking technology, featuring training by Sesame Enable: Touch free control for Android devices at 1 p.m. (MST)

June 2: Caregiving and assistive technology

June 9: Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) devices and services

June 16: NO OPEN LAB

June 23: Reuse equipment for sale

June 30: Recreation and leisure equipment

SPECIAL: Visit WATR during any of our open lab hours and receive a 25% discount on any reuse item! A reuse item is a lightly-used assistive technology device which is for sale at an affordable price! 

By visiting our open lab you can see what equipment WATR offers through our short term loan program as well as view what items are available for sale in our reuse program. WATR has communication devices and assistive technology to aid in daily living, vision, hearing, and learning. Open lab hours are scheduled on Thursdays between 1-4:30 p.m. (closed holidays). WATR is located at the intersection of 9th and Clark streets, in the University of Wyoming Health Sciences Building, room 151.

Great for assistive technology users, students, instructors, community members, or anyone who wants to learn more about assistive technology and WATR resources!

For questions, contact WATR at watr@uwyo.edu | (307) 766-6187.


AT and AAC assessments in your area

2015-2016 REGIONAL ASSESSMENT SCHEDULE

Location

Date

Enroll with paperwork by*:

Torrington

April 20-22, 2016

April 6, 2016

WATR offers fee for service AT Assessments and AAC assessments, all conducted by assistive technology specialists or a speech language pathologist.

*Paperwork must be received by the deadline in order to secure your assessment. Space is limited to ten assessments at each location.

Contact:

Barb Locke, B.A., ATP     (307) 349-3547   |  Blocke@uwyo.edu

Darcy Regan M.A.,CCC-SLP     (307) 766-2932   |  DRegan1@uwyo.edu


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WATR training cancellation policy

For all WATR trainings, the last opportunity for a full refund requires cancellation 10 days prior to the event. For a half refund, you may cancel up to five days before the event. No refund will be issued with less than a five day notice. Please call 1-888-989-9463 or E-mail watr@uwyo.edu to let us know if you are unable to attend a training.

Join Open Lab via Zoom Video Conferencing!

***MEETING ID: 547 279 238*** Join Open Lab (1-4:30 p.m.)through Zoom Video Conferencing - 1) From a PC, Mac, iOS or Android using the direct meting link below. 2) Join by phone:+1 646-558-8656 (US Toll) or +1 408-638-0968 (US Toll). Or join from a H.323/SIP room system: H.323: 162.255.37.11 (US West) or 162.255.36.11 (US East) Meeting ID: 547 279 238 SIP: 547279238@zoomcrc.com

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