Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept 4298
Laramie, WY 82071
(307) 766-6187 (Local)
(307) 766-2763 (Fax)
(800) 908-7011 (Toll-Free)
(307) 766-2720 (TDD/TTY)
watr@uwyo.edu
http://www.uwyo.edu/wind/watr/index.html

Brief Description

WATR is Wyoming's Assistive Technology Act Program and a resource for all assistive technology (AT) needs in Wyoming. AT may be a device or solution that enhances an individual's ability to live, play, or work independently. WATR activities include Device Demonstrations; Device Loan Center; Device Reutilization; Alternative Financing; AT Assessments and Evaluations; Training and Technical Assistance; Public Awareness Activities and Coordination and Collaboration.

Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Clients served on average per year: 500
Number of staff: 4
Geographic area served: State of Wyoming
Publications: Monthly DispATch e-bulletin and the semi-annual WAVES Newsletter. To view these publications visit: http://www.uwyo.edu/wind/watr/publications.html.

Staff

Gisele Knopf, Assistive Technology Associate, (307) 766-2051, gknopf@uwyo.edu
Ryan Rausch, Occupational Therapist, Assistive Technology Professional, (307) 766-6187, rrausch@uwyo.edu

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Advocacy
    • Short-term loan of assistive technology
  • Assistive Products
    • Maintains a demonstration center in which individuals can try out and evaluate various pieces of assistive technology including low tech and high tech devices.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides a free information and referral program.
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