Assistive Technology Resource Center

Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC) Computer Lab

The Center for Independence has computers available for resume writing and basic software skill building practice. We also offer assistance in online job searches and internet literacy.

If you are in need of low vision or blind services visit our low vision lab for training and demonstration of low vision equipment and software options.


Please call Morgan at 970-241-0315 ext. 330 to schedule an appointment for a tour or to use the lab.

Learn Basic Computer Skills

Training is individually tailored to meet each person’s goals and needs. Our on-site staff can assist with understanding the difference between hardware and software, identifying basic usage terminology, mouse and keyboard skills, electronic maps and basic word processing skills such as resume writing.

We offer training for Microsoft Office and other computer programs including:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • Outlook
  • Powerpoint
  • Zoom
  • Google Drive

Learn Internet and Browser Education

Individuals looking for basic information about browsers, internet search systems, how to set up and use email, and how to effectively use the internet to search for information can attend classes or receive one-on-one assistance through the Center for Independence.

Adaptive Hardware/Software

The Center for Independence can provide training and resources to consumers in adaptive hardware such as ergonomic keyboards, low vision keyboards, trackball mouse, and trackman marble mouse. Software available includes JAWS, Dragon Naturally Speaking, and ZoomText.