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.

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Yue-Ting Siu

CATT-NW Coordinator


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Sam Fields

Operations Manager - CATT-NW


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Leslie Edmonds

CATT-NW AT Trainer for Low Vision Tech and Extensive Support Needs


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Eli Sanchez

CATT-NW AT Trainer for Nonvisual Tech


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