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Participate in Friendships and Dating classes

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Are you interested in taking a Friendships and Dating class or supporting someone else in attending?

Do you want to learn about healthy relationships with friends, family and other?

The Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) can connect you with a Friendships and Dating class near you!

If you would like to be informed of upcoming classes please complete the Participant Interest Form and we will contact you when our next class is scheduled. 

In-Person, Virtual, and Hybrid Class

Friendships and Dating classes are being offered either in person or through an online only virtual format. We are excited to offer virtual sessions, allowing attendance to anyone in Wyoming. Fill out the Participant Interest Form and we will contact you with information on upcoming classes.

For this online course, you will need to have internet access, and a device like a smartphone, tablet, or computer (with microphone and camera). If you need assistance with the technology, please contact Shelby Kappler with Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources at

Who can participate:  Individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities

What you will learn:

  • Exploring feelings and emotions

  • Types of relationships

  • The dating process

  • Personal safety

  • Personal boundaries

  • Communication

  • Meeting people

  • Planning social activities

  • Sexual health

  • Conflict resolution

Friendships & Dating course specifics:

  • Sessions held twice a week for 10 weeks (20 sessions)

  • Each session is 1.5 hours

  • Classes are made up of about 6-10 participants

Are you a self-advocate who wants to support your peers to learn about sexual and relationship health? Become a co-facilitator in the Friendships & Dating curriculum!

  • Call or email Amy M. Rieser with the information below to let us know you are interested

Contact Information

Friendships & Dating Project­
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities
Dept. 4298, 1000 East University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071-3226
College of Health Sciences
Phone: (307) 766-2718
Fax: (307) 766-2877


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Wyoming Institute for Disabilities

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 4298

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2718


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