About SVRI

Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures

SVRI is located at the University of Wisconsin–Stout in Menomonie and provides solutions to positively impact the future of persons with disabilities and others in the community through services, training, and research.

Service areas consist of Assistive Technology, Benefits Analysis, Employment Services, and Evaluation Services.

SVRI Open House

April 16, 2015 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Cost: Free
Credits: 1 CRC
Where: Room 101 Lobby Area, Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute

Professional development session will be offered, starting promptly at 9:00 AM, 1 hour length. Guided tours of our labs will follow the presentation at 10:15 AM.
For questions, contact Casey at lubinskyc@uwstout.edu or Erika at petersoneri@uwstout.edu.

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Session Title: Vision Loss Technology

During this presentation, you will learn about the variety of assistive technology devices available for individuals who have low vision or blindness. We will review simple techniques to accommodate low vision, as well as review the different low-tech and high-tech solutions.  This interactive presentation will give you a chance to trial different types of assistive technology.


SVRI is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facility (CARF) in services including Vocational Evaluation, Assistive Technology Support and Services, and Comprehensive Benefits Planning. http://www.carf.org/home/


Additional Information about SVRI:

Our Mission

SVRI serves as a leader to advance innovative programs and practice in disability and employment through partnerships in research, training, education, and services.

Our Vision

SVRI will be the premiere resource for state-of-the-art knowledge, innovation, and services to positively impact people's health, employment, and economic stability. 

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SVRI Contact Information

101 Vocational Rehabilitation Bldg
221 10th Avenue East
Menomonie, WI 54751
Phone: 715-232-2513
Toll Free: (800) 228-5457
Email: svri@uwstout.edu

Map and Directions to SVRI
Staff Directory

Wheelchair Clinic 

April 14, 2015
Call Tom Tozier (715) 232-4037 for additional information.
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Online Training

Dual Sensory Course Coming Soon!

CRC Exam Preparation Workshop
January 8 - March 5, 2015

May 14 - July 9, 2015
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