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Wyoming Institute for Disabilities

1000 E. University Ave.

Dept. 4298

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2938

Toll Free: 888-989-WIND

TeleType: 307-766-2720

Fax: 307-766-2763

Email: preETS@uwyo.edu

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Young Adults & Families


Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) and the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation have formed a strategic partnership to support students and families in preparing for transition (age 14-21).

If you are a young adult, a family member, or a part of an individual's support network, WIND can assist in connecting you with resources to assist in transition planning including:

  • Resources for career planning and exploration

  • Information about work-based learning experiences

  • School beyond high school (Post-Secondary)

  • Workplace readiness skills and

  • Self-advocacy

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Services include:

UW ECHO for Families

  • Connect virtually with families and other support networks to share knowledge and best practices in transition and employment with subject matter experts

On-line Job Exploration Tools:

  • Virtual Job Shadowing: Assist students in discovering, planning, and pursuing their dreams from anywhere in Wyoming with a unique, no-cost video-based career planning platform. It will help them:

    • Discover work interests, strengths, and values

    • Explore hundreds of careers and thousands of post-secondary options

    • Create a resume, set goals, and build a post-secondary plan

    • Find local job, internship, and work-based learning opportunities

  • Explore-Work online: This fun, interactive, no-cost online tool targets the Pre-ETS five core competencies and will help students and clients plan for the future including finding out more about who they are and what they are good at doing. It will help them:

    • Discover talents and jobs that may be a good fit

    • Explore work-based learning experiences and how to get involved

    • Uncover education and training options to help meet job goals

    • Learn how to advocate for themselves in the workplace

    • Get skills to help succeed at work and school

WIND staff will provide guidance and support for using these tools with you and your family.

Ready to get started? 

Contact us today! 307-766-6407 or preETS@uwyo.edu

Contact Us

Wyoming Institute for Disabilities

1000 E. University Ave.

Dept. 4298

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2938

Toll Free: 888-989-WIND

TeleType: 307-766-2720

Fax: 307-766-2763

Email: preETS@uwyo.edu

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