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
Date: March 6, 2014
Time: 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Laramie County School District #1 office, 2810 House Avenue, Administration Building, Room 326, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
John Paul Harris, ATS for WATR and Wyoming Accessible Instructional Materials Clearinghouse will be demonstrating smartphones, tablets and other mobile technology devices on March 6, 2014 from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. at the Laramie County School District #1 office, 2810 House Avenue, Administration Building, Room 326, Cheyenne. This will be a great opportunity to see the advancements being made in accessibility for students with visual impairments. After the demonstration there will be an opportunity to visit with John Paul and view the devices that were demonstrated, as well as look into borrowing one of the devices on a short term loan through the WATR loan program.
If you have any questions prior to this event, please contact John Paul Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org or (307) 766-5770.
Beginning fall 2013, WATR will be in your area for assessments! Please contact us to schedule an on-site assessment using the timetable below. Fee-for-service rate applies but travel costs are waived.
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Date: Thursday, May 1, 2014
Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Laramie County Library
2200 Pioneer Avenue
Cottonwood Room (1st floor/gallery area)
Learn about and experience assistive technology devices through hands-on demonstrations from WATR’s loan library targeted at alternative access for studying, learning, communicating, and more! No preregistration. This event is free.
Assistive Technology: Theory and foundations for student success will provide participants with basic knowledge about the field of assistive technology, a wide range of assistive technology devices, and the legal mandates for schools to provide technology devices and services for students with disabilities in educational settings. A confidential case-study approach will be used to examine assistive technology options for individuals who are known to class participants. The course also examines assistive technology for persons with disabilities at all levels of disability across various disability categories and ages. Although this course targets educators, any individuals interested in assistive technology will benefit from this core foundations class.
This course is a prerequisite for any additional courses offered in the Assistive Technology Series. Additional topics in 2014 are:
Location: Online distance learning courses. The 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.
Instructor: Gayl Bowser/Wyoming Institute for Disabilities
Course dates: May 19-August 9, 2014
Registration: Sign up and pay online
Cost: $325 per attendee. Course materials will be provided electronically at no additional cost to participants.
Capacity: 20 participants
Continuing education: Course participants are eligible for:
Questions: Please E-mail email@example.com or call (307) 766-5003
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know if you are unable to attend a training.