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Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources

Wyoming Institute for Disabilities

1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 4298

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6187

Toll Free: 1-888-989-9463

Email: watr@uwyo.edu

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Weekly Open Labs, Training, and Technical Assistance

Open Lab

**Important update: Aligned with the University of Wyoming campus reopening this fall, Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources (WATR) will continue its operations using virtual meetings and phone calls until further notice. Ongoing device sanitization procedures will continue.

Please contact WATR for more information. ​

(307) 766-6187 | watr@uwyo.edu


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


ECHO in Assistive Technology-Asynchronous Learning

Enrollment Dates: Aug 20 - Jun 10, 2021 echo-assistive-technology-shadow-square.png

This course is provided for the residents of Wyoming and offers participants with the opportunity to view previously recorded UW ECHO in AT sessions from the Fall 2020-Spring 2021.

Sixteen modules will be provided. Each module contains a pre-quiz/survey, introduction to the session (description/presenter information), session materials, presenter video, a question/answer discussion board, and post-quiz. Wyoming participants who successfully complete the module activities will be awarded a certificate for 1 contact hour of continuing education per module. Participants must complete all session activities within the module and obtain a score of 80% or better on the post-quiz to be eligible for a certificate of completion.

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Augmentative and Alternative

Communication (AAC) - Implementation

Online Training AAC-5959

mother, daughter and son playing on the floor with toys and an AAC device is used by daughter.

                      **THIS COURSE IS CURRENTLY FULL. Check back for updates.**

Course Dates: March 1 - May 3, 2021

Instructor: Terri Wofford, Speech-Language Pathologist, Wyoming Institute for Disabilities

Location: This is an asynchronous, 9 week, no-cost, online course and therefore there are no set weekly meeting times for class. Participants will be required to attend one virtual class meeting using ZOOM, during week 9, as part of a required assignment.

This free online course provides information regarding the implementation of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Speech Generating Devices (SGD’s) and is designed for:

  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Speech Language Pathologist Assistants
  • Educators
  • Parents

Content covered includes:

  • Review of AAC terminology
  • Introduces three-step approach to intervention
  • Frameworks for implementation
  • User communication competencies
  • Partner skills using the AAC system/SGD
  • Population specific considerations for implementation

Continuing Education: Course participants are eligible for:

  • 21 CEUs/Certificate of Attendance
  • 1.5 PTSB credits
  • 1 UW Graduate/Distance Education credit ($50 registration fee)

Cost: The course and materials are free.

Capacity: Minimum 5, maximum 20 participants.


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 Assistive Technology Resources

Wyoming Institute for Disabilities

1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 4298

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6187

Toll Free: 1-888-989-9463

Email: watr@uwyo.edu

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