Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources

General Information

Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept 4298
Laramie, WY 82071
(307) 766 6187

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.


Gisele Knopf, Assistive Technology Associate, gknopf@uwyo.edu, 307 766 2051

Ryan Rausch, Occupational Therapist, Assistive Technology Professional, rrausch@uwyo.edu, 307 766 6187

Services Offered

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides a variety of training opportunities for professional organizations, state agencies, private industry, service providers, community groups, and consumers interested in learning more about assistive technology and services.

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides a free information and referral program.

  • 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.

  • Advocacy
    • Short-term loan of assistive technology