National Assistive Technology Act Data System

Annual Progress Report - Full Report

Wyoming 2021

General Information

Statewide AT Program (Information to be listed in national State AT Program Directory)

State AT Program Title:
Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources
State AT Program Title:
State AT Program URL
http://www.uwyo.edu/wind/watr/
Mailing Address:
1000 E. University Avenue, Dept. 4298
City:
Laramie
State:
Wyoming
Zip Code:
82071
Program Email:
watr@uwyo.edu
Phone:
(888) 989-9463
TTY:
(307) 766-2720

Lead Agency

Agency Name:
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities
Mailing Address:
1000 E. University Avenue, Dept. 4298
City:
Laramie
State:
Wyoming
Zip Code:
82071
Program URL:
http://www.uwyo.edu/wind/index.html

Implementing Entity

Name of Implementing Agency:
Mailing Address:
City
State:
Zip Code:
Program URL:

Program Director and Other Contacts

Program Director for State AT Program (last, first):
Root-Elledge, Sandra
Title:
Executive Director
Phone:
(307) 766-2764
E-mail:
sre@uwyo.edu
Program Director at Lead Agency (last, first):
Title:
Phone:
E-mail:
Primary Contact at Implementing Agency (last, first) - If applicable:
Title:
Phone:
E-mail:

Person Responsible for completing this form if other than Program Director

Name (last, first):
Knopf, Gisele
Title:
Assistive Technology Program Specialist
Phone:
(307) 766-2051
E-mail:
gknopf@uwyo.edu

Certifying Representative

Name (last, first):
Grant Hulme, Diana
Title:
Assoc, V.P. Research & Economic Dev Ofc
Phone:
(307) 766-6811
E-mail:
dhulme@uwyo.edu

State Financing

Did your approved state plan for this reporting period include any State Financing? Yes
Did your approved state plan for this reporting period include conducting a Financial Loan Program? Yes

Loan Applications
Area of Residence Total
Metro
RUCC 1-3
Non-Metro
RUCC 4-9
Approved Loan made 02 02 04
Approved Not made 00 00 00
Rejected 00 00 00
Total 02 02 04

2. Income of Applicants to Whom Loans Were Made

Lowest/Highest Incomes
Lowest Income: $25,185 Highest Income: $52,000

Average Income
Sum of Incomes Loans Made Average Annual Income
$140,755 04 $35,189

Number and Percentage of Loans Made to Applicants by Income Range
Income Ranges Total
$15,000
or Less
$15,001-
$30,000
$30,001-
$45,000
$45,001-
$60,000
$60,001-
$75,000
$75,001
or More
Number of Loans 00 02 01 01 00 00 04
Percentage of Loans 0% 50% 25% 25% 0% 0% 100%

3. Loan Type

Loan Type
Type of Loan Number of Loans Percentage of loans
Revolving Loans 00 0%
Partnership Loans
Without interest buy-down or loan guarantee 00 0%
With interest buy-down only 04 100%
With loan guarantee only 00 0%
With both interest buy-down and loan guarantee 00 0%
Total 04 100%

Loan Type Summary
Type of Loan Number of Loans Dollar Value of Loans
Revolving Loans 00 $0
Partnership Loans 04 $39,350
Total 04 $39,350

4. Interest Rates

Interest Rates
Lowest 4%
Highest 4%

Interest Rate Summary
Sum of Interest Rates Number of Loans Made Average Interest Rate
16 04 4%

Number of Loans Made by Interest Rate
Interest Rate Number of loans
0.0% to 2.0% 00
2.1% to 4.0% 04
4.1% to 6.0% 00
6.1% to 8.0% 00
8.1% - 10.0% 00
10.1%-12.0% 00
12.1%-14.0% 00
14.1% + 00
Total 04

5. Types and Dollar Amounts of AT Financed

Types and Dollar Amounts of AT Financed
Type of AT Number of Devices Financed Dollar Value of Loans
Vision 00 $0
Hearing 01 $4,000
Speech communication 00 $0
Learning, cognition, and developmental 00 $0
Mobility, seating and positioning 01 $1,500
Daily living 00 $0
Environmental adaptations 01 $13,850
Vehicle modification and transportation 01 $20,000
Computers and related 00 $0
Recreation, sports, and leisure 00 $0
Total 04 $39,350

6. Defaults

Defaults
Number Loans in default 00
Net loss for loans in default $0

B. State Financing Activities that provide consumers with resources and services that result in the acquisition of AT devices and services

1. Overview of Activities Performed

How many other state financing activities that provide consumers with access to funds for the purchase of AT devices and services were included in your approved state plan? 0


C. State Financing Activities that Allow Consumers to Obtain AT at Reduced Cost

1. Overview of Activities Performed

How many state financing activities that allow consumers to obtain AT at a reduced cost were included in your approved state plan? 1
Activity 1
How would you describe this state financing activity?AT Fabrication or AT Maker Program

2. Geographic Distribution and Number of Individuals Served

County of ResidenceIndividuals Served
A. Metro (RUCC 1-3)0
B. Non-Metro (RUCC 4-9)24
C. Total Served24

Performance Measure
D. Excluded from Performance Measure0
E. Number of Individuals Included in Performance Measures24

If a number is reported in D you must provide a description of the reason the individuals are excluded from the performance measure:

3. Types and Dollar Amounts of AT Funded

Type of AT Device / ServiceNumber ProvidedTotal Estimated
Current Retail
Purchase Price
Total Price for
Which Devices
Were Sold
Savings
to Consumers
Vision 000.000.00
Hearing 000.000.00
Speech communication 000.000.00
Learning, cognition, and developmental 000.000.00
Mobility, seating and positioning 000.000.00
Daily living 000.000.00
Environmental adaptations 000.000.00
Vehicle modification and transportation 000.000.00
Computers and related 241200.00120.00
Recreation, sports, and leisure 000.000.00
Total 241200.00120.00


D. Anecdote

WyTAP client in Park County, Wyoming, used WyTAP funds with his own financial contributions, to purchase a fully equipped handicapped accessible Dodge minivan from a dealership out of state. He is very satisfied with the WyTAP program and now has his own van to travel to medical appointments and areas of interest, and go about his daily activities freely.