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Wyoming Institute for Disabilities

Dept. 4298; 1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2761

Toll Free: (888) 989-9463

TeleType: (800) 908-7011

Fax: (307) 766-2763

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About URLEND

Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (URLEND) is a nationally-recognized group of trainees, gaining valuable experience in the disabilities field through particpation in the program. URLEND at Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) provides leadership and skill building opportunities for Wyoming graduate-level pre-professionals and professionals. Each year, student and professional trainees from a variety of health related disciplines participate in a training program to increase their knowledge and skills in providing services and supports to children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families.

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URLEND Learning Approach

Each year a diverse set of trainees from numerous disciplines are brought together with faculty and families of children with special health care needs, to form an interdisciplinary learning cohort. The URLEND approach is based on goals and objectives derived from Maternal & Child Health (MCH) leadership competencies. Each long-term trainee participates in three forms of learning: didactic (classroom), leadership, and clinical. Read more about the URLEND Learning Approach, and URLEND expectations and definitions, and URLEND AE Expectations and Definitions.

Disciplines represented include:

  • Education/Special Education

  • Genetics

  • Health Administration

  • Nursing

  • Nutrition

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Pediatrics

  • Physical Therapy

  • Psychology

  • Public Health

  • Social Work

  • Speech-Language Pathology


The Utah Regional LEND, or URLEND, is a LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities) training program that covers five states: Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and North Dakota.

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Wyoming Institute for Disabilities

Dept. 4298; 1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2761

Toll Free: (888) 989-9463

TeleType: (800) 908-7011

Fax: (307) 766-2763

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