Northwest Center for Assistive Technology Training (CATT-NW)

Northwest Center for Assistive Technology Training

The Northwest Center for Assistive Technology Training (CATT) Program is a collaboration between the American Printing House for the Blind (APH), the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind (AIDB) and the Washington State School for the Blind (WSSB).

Our mission is to provide assistive technology training to teachers of blind/low vision children, utilizing a "train the trainer" model, while also providing support/training for other professionals working with blind or low vision children as well as parents/caregivers of a child who is blind or has low vision, including those with additional disabilities.

Assistive technology options are provided through APH and training is provided through WSSB employed trainers serving a ten-state/territory region: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa.

CATT-NW Info Flyer

Spring 2024 Newsletter


Technical Assistance

Our inventory is currently on hold. We will resume accepting requests for AT by March 15, 2024. 

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Staff

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Yue-Ting Siu

CATT-NW Coordinator

360-947-3288

cattnw@wssb.wa.gov

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Sam Fields

Operations Manager - CATT-NW

360.947.3288

cattnw@wssb.wa.gov

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Leslie Edmonds

CATT-NW Trainer

360.947.3348

leslie.edmonds@wssb.wa.gov

Upcoming Events

CA Transcribers and Educators for the Visually Impaired (CTEBVI) - Apr 18, 2024

Ting's workshop: IEP Considerations for Strategic AT Implementation. Ting and Leslie's workshop: Introducing TADA! Tangible Art and Design Adventures

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