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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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WATR Training and Events

Professional Development Online Distance Learning Courses

Upcoming Course Offerings

Course details will be posted soon.

Fall 2017
Assistive Technology: Theory and Foundations, Part 1
Assistive Technology: Applications for Writing Success
Spring 2018
Assistive Technology: Theory and Foundations, Part 2
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Spring 2017 Course Offerings

COURSE: Classroom Supports for Accessible Educational Materials (AEM)

INSTRUCTOR: Felicia Arce, M.ED., Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, AT Program Specialist

COST: No cost, a free course

ENROLLMENT IS ON-GOING

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS: Course participants are eligible for 1 PTSB credit OR 1 UW non-degree credit (at additional cost to participant)

Classroom Supports for Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) - Participants will learn how to support the provision of Accessible Educational Materials (AEM). In this course, we will go over the qualifications of a print disability and will be demonstrating assistive technology devices and services to support the provision of AEM. This course will give educators the opportunity to learn more about Accessible Educational Materials and Assistive Technology.

This course is an online distance learning course and is asynchronous. Assignments can be done at any time during each week, but will require 16 hours of total participation.

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

To register for this course, please contact Gisele Knopf, AT Associate (307) 766-2051 or E-mail: watr@uwyo.edu.


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)

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

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.

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.


Up-To-Date Schedule

Wed. March 29/Thurs. March 30: Mouse alternatives - See what adaptive mice WATR has available for loan or reuse that you can use at your workstation, like the 3M Ergonomic Mouse.

Wed. April 5/Thurs. April 6: Equipment for children with special needs - Check out the different types of adaptive children's equipment in our loan and reuse library. 

Wed. April 12/Thurs. April 13: Low vision and hard of hearing equipment - Low vision and hard of hearing solutions to use in your daily life. 

Wed. April 19/Thurs. April 20: Bookshare and Learning Ally - Learn about these accessible online libraries.

Wed. April 26/Thurs. April 27: C-Pen Reader Pen - Trial this handheld OCR pen scanner.

Wed. May 3/Thurs. May 4: iCanConnect: Learn about Wyoming's National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program.

Wed. May 10 / Thurs. May 11: OPEN LAB CANCELLED

Wed. May 17 / Thurs. May 18: Wareable Smartwatches: Check out the Apple Watch and Samsung Gear S2.

Wed. May 24 / Thurs. May 25: Switch activited devices: Check out our switch-adapted toys!

Wed. May 31 / Thurs. June 1: Daily living and environmental adaptions: Learn about Amazon ECHO and speak with Alexa!


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.

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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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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