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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 

 

Assistive Technology (AT)

Professional Development Courses

Academic Year 2016-2017

SEMESTER

COURSE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

COURSE DATES

COST

Fall 2016

Assistive Technology:

Theory and foundations for student success

Thursday, September 15, 2016.

August 29, 2016

to

December 16, 2016

$275

Fall 2016

Assistive Technology:

Roles in early childhood learning

Thursday, September 15, 2016.

August 29, 2016

to

December 16, 2016

$275

Spring 2017

Assistive Technology:

Ensuring continuity of use in Transitions

January 23, 2017

January 23, 2017

to

 May 5, 2017

$275

Spring 2017

Assistive Technology:

Applications for reading and writing success


January 23, 2017

January 23, 2017

to

May 5, 2017

$275

These AT professional development courses are online distance learning courses and are asynchronous. Assignments can be done at any time during each week, but will require on average 3-4 hours of participation per week. Course credit hours are 3 hours per course.

Note: For classroom support for Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) contact Felicia Arce, WIND AT Program Specialist at farce@uwyo.edu or (307) 766-5770.

Click here to register for Fall 2016 courses


WATR Open Lab schedule

When: Scheduled Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m.

Where: WATR Lab, Health Sciences, Room 151 (intersection of 9th and Clark Streets, across from Turtle Rock Cafe).

Assistive Technology (AT) is any item, piece of equipment, software, or product system used to increase, maintain, or imporve functional capabilities of persons with disabilites.

By visiting Wyoming Assistive Technology Resource (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.

We welcome AT users, students, instructors, community members, or anyone who wants to learn more about AT and WATR resources!

Open Lab is online!

Cannot attend in person? Join any scheduled Open Lab via Zoom distance technology from your PC, Mac, iOS or Android using this Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/547279238. Code 547 279 238.

Please call to schedule a login time between 2 and 3:30 p.m. MST at (307) 766-6187 or E-mail: watr@uwyo.edu.


Wed. August 31/Thurs. September 1 - Caregiving and assistive technology: Respite and relaxation, handy apps to decrease caregiver stress.

Wed. September 7/Thurs. September 8 - Accessible Educational Materials (AEM): Learn about what services AEM offers students.

Wed. September 14/Thurs. September 15 - Daily living and environmental adaptations: Learn about Amazon ECHO and meet Alexa!

Wed. September 21/Thurs. September 22 - Writing aids: See the new OSMO Monster in action to support writing creativity.

Wed. September 28/Thurs. September 29 - Assistive Technology for grades K-12: Come learn about assistive technology to support school releated roles. 


REUSE 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!

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

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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.

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