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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
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Training and Events 

WATR Demo Days Expo

in collaboration with

Wyoming Indian High School's "Native American Careers Day"

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Wyoming Indian High School, 636 Blue Sky Hwy, Ethete, Wyoming

Curious about assistive technology (AT)? Wondering if AT could help with your transition into college or employment? Find out how AT can support you after high school. Visit WATR’s Demo Days Expo! 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!  Want to purchase some AT? WATR will have some items from our reuse program available for low-cost purchase.

WATR Fall 2015 Open Lab schedule

Thursdays, 1-4:30 p.m.

October 8: NO OPEN LAB

October 15: Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) devices and services

October 22: Aging and Daily Living aids

October 29: NO OPEN LAB

November 5: Vision and hearing devices

November 12: Reuse equipment for sale - receive 25% off during Open Lab hours!

November 19: Assistive Technology (AT) for grades K-12

November 26: NO OPEN LAB

December 3: NO OPEN LAB

December 10: Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) devices and Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) devices and services

December 17: Reuse equipment for sale - receive 25% off during Open Lab hours!

December 24 and 31: NO OPEN LAB

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 (6 week) 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 | (307) 766-6187.

AT and AAC assessments in your area




Enroll with paperwork by*:


November 4-6, 2015

October 21, 2015

Rock Springs

January 27-29, 2016

January 13, 2016


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.


Barb Locke, B.A., ATP     (307) 349-3547   |

Darcy Regan M.A.,CCC-SLP     (307) 766-2932   |

2016 Spring/Summer online courses

More information will be posted at a later date on WATR's 2016 Spring/Summer online distance learning courses. These courses are asynchronous.  Assignments can be done at any time during each week, but will require on average 3-4 hours of participation per week.  

2016 topics include:

  • Assistive Technology: Applications for reading and writing success (Spring 2016)
  • Assistive Technology: Consideration and Inclusion in the IEP (Summer 2016)

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 to let us know if you are unable to attend a training.

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