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Sara DiRienzo, B.A.
Sara DiRienzo is the information specialist for the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities. In this role, Sara is the core function coordinator of information dissemination. She coordinates information regarding all of WIND's projects and disability resources, including the WIND Resource and Information Center.
Since joining WIND in 2009, Sara has written articles for numerous state and national publications and coordinated the writing of grants, WIND websites, WIND annual reports, and various project pieces. Sara maintains the institute’s social networking and communications through Facebook and Youtube. She presents on a variety of disability topics, including dating, relationships, and sexuality for individuals with disabilities. Sara is also the project coordinator the Family to Family in Wyoming.
Sara earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and professional writing from the University of Wyoming. Her writing and research interests include disability, sexuality, feminist disability studies, disability in the media, and rhetoric of the body. She is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in English at the University of Wyoming.
Phone: (307) 766-2561
DiRienzo, S. (2013, June). Writing the body: Scars, representation, and embodied narratives. Paper presentation at the Society for Disability Studies Conference. Orlando, FL. DiRienzo, S.
DiRienzo, S. (2013,April). Refocusing representation: Creating text and images in UCEDD marketing materials for subjective portrayal of disability. Poster presented at the College of Health Sciences Grand Rounds. Laramie, WY.
DiRienzo, S. (2012, November). Refocusing representation: Creating text and images in UCEDD marketing materials for subjective portrayal of disability. Poster presented at AUCD Annual Conference. Washington, DC.
DiRienzo, S. (2011). All About Dating. Dating and Sexuality Presentations for Individuals with Disabilities. (On going)