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Wyoming Institute for Disabilities

Dept. 4298; 1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2761

Toll Free: (888) 989-9463

TeleType: (800) 908-7011

Fax: (307) 766-2763

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Weekly Open Labs, Training, and Technical Assistance

Open Lab

Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2 - 4 p.m.

Located in the WATR Lab, Health Sciences Building, Room 151 (at the intersection of 9th and Clark Streets, across from Turtle Rock Cafe). Parking passes are available.

By visiting Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources (WATR) Open Lab, you can learn about and have hands-on experiences with the AT WATR offers through our short term (6 week) loan program, as well as view what AT is available for sale in our reuse program.

Due to occasional team commitments to WATR trainings or conferences, Open Lab might be canceled. Please refer to the up-to-date Open Lab schedule prior to your visit: Open Lab Schedule


Professional Development

Online Distance Learning Courses


FALL 2018 free COURSE OFFERINGS
Registration Opens August 13, 2018

Course Dates: September 10 - November 26, 2018

Cost: The course and materials are free

Location: Online distance learning courses via Wolverine, the UW learning management platform.
Assignments can be done at any time during each week, but will require on average 2 - 3 hours of
participation per week.

Instructors: Felicia Arce, M.Ed, ATP & Terri Wofford, SLP Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)

Continuing Education:
Course participants are eligible for:
• 24 CEUs or
• 1.5 PTSB credits or
• 1 University of Wyoming distance education credit (at additional cost to participant)

In Foundations in Assistive Technology, participants will:
• Be introduced to the field of assistive technology (AT)
• Develop a working definition of AT
• Learn about a wide range of AT devices that can benefit individuals across the lifespan
• Learn about the legal mandates for schools and universities to provide technology devices and
services for students with disabilities in educational and employment settings
• Use a case study approach to examine AT practice to increase individuals participation in their daily
activities, school, and employment
• Learn about an AT assessment and how it can be used to foster the implementation of AT

Participants for this course could include:
• K-12 special and general educators
• DVR counselors
• College and university support staff
• Any individual interested in AT
• Transition counselors

Capacity: minimum 6 participants

Registration: https://wind.catalog.instructure.com/  


Course Dates: September 10 - November 26, 2018

Cost: The course and materials are free

Location: Online distance learning courses via Wolverine, the UW learning management platform.
Assignments can be done at any time during each week, but will require 16 hours of total participation.

Instructors: Felicia Arce, M.Ed, ATP

Continuing Education:
Course participants are eligible for:
• 16 CEUs or
• 1 PTSB credit or
• 1 University of Wyoming distance education credit (at additional cost to participant)

Participants will learn how to support the provision of Accessible Educational Materials (AEM)
and strategies to support transition with a focus on AEM. This course will include information on:
• The qualifications of a print disability
• Demonstration of assistive technology (AT) devices and services to support the provision of AEM
• Legal requirements for transition planning for students with disabilities
• Planning AT transitions for college-bound students

Participants for this course could include:
• K-12 special and general educators
• DVR counselors
• College and university support staff
• Users of accessible educational materials or assistive technology

Registration opens August 13, 2018: https://wind.catalog.instructure.com/  


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

WATR Training Cancellation Policy:

For all WATR training's, 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.


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Wyoming Institute for Disabilities

Dept. 4298; 1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2761

Toll Free: (888) 989-9463

TeleType: (800) 908-7011

Fax: (307) 766-2763

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