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Booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccines are recommended and available in Wyoming for
adults who previously received two doses of a Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose
of a Johnson and Johnson (Janssen) vaccine. Booster vaccine information from the Wyoming Department of HealthBooster doses are meant to help provide continued strong protection against COVID-19.
Booster recommendations were not unexpected. COVID-19 vaccines continue to be safe
and effective against COVID-19, including the variants, and protect very well against
severe illness and hospitalization. Recommended booster doses of COVID-19 doses remain
available at no cost to the recipient.
COVID-19 resources from the CDC for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their care providers.
Available in a variety of formats, they cover 5 basic topics: getting the COVID-19
shot, washing your hands, getting a COVID-19 test, as well as wearing a mask and keeping
a safe distance.
COVID-19 recursos en español facilitados por los Centros para el Control y la Prevención
de Enfermedades para personas con discapacidades intelectuales y del desarrollo y los proveedores
de cuidados. Estos materiales cubrirán 5 temas básicos: vacunarse contra el COVID-19,
lavarse las manos, hacerse una prueba de COVID-19, así como usar mascarillas y mantener
una distancia segura.
The Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) is an academic unit in the College of
Health Sciences and a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
(UCEDD). WIND works to assist individuals with developmental disabilities, their families, professionals, and University of Wyoming students through education,
training, community services, and early intervention. The Wyoming Institute for Disabilities
envisions a Wyoming where all people can participate in everyday community life as
The Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) assists and supports individuals with
developmental and other disabilities, their families, and their networks by advancing
diversity, equity, full community inclusion, independence, and social participation.
Our work is guided by values of service, dignity, collaboration, and innovation.
Over the next five years (2022-2027), WIND will strive to improve outcomes for individuals
in the areas of health and wellness, education, early intervention, employment and
WIND is one of 67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
(UCEDD) in the United States. Each state now has at least one UCEDD; all UCEDDs are
affiliated with universities and receive funding from the Administration for Community
Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. UCEDDs share the common university
goals of teaching, research, and service, but have a specific interest in persons
with disabilities, particularly developmental disabilities, serving as a bridge between
the university and community.
The undergraduate minor in Disability Studies examines disability issues from multiple
lenses. MORE »
A lifelong learning and guided practice model that exponentially increases workforce
capacity to provide the application of best practices. MORE »
The Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado and Wyoming offers programs and events to support
people with epilepsy and their families. MORE »
A community and practice based research network that brings healthcare communities
from around the state together. MORE »
Provides families of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) greater
access to evidence-based and cost-effective health information, family supports, and
training. MORE »
Wyoming’s iCanConnect program provides communications technology to people who have
combined vision and hearing loss. MORE »
Act Early Wyoming helps parents, health care professionals, and child care providers
learn about healthy developmental milestones. MORE »
We are committed to the improvement of our programs through continuous evaluation
on how to better improve the lives of those with disabilities. MORE »
Supporting Children of the OPioid Epidemic, is a national training initiative intended
to build nationwide provider capacity and confidence in applying evidence- based practices.
The Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) project contributes to WIND’s mission of
supporting full community inclusion for individuals with disabilities. MORE »
WATR is Wyoming's Assistive Technology Act program and a resource for all assistive
technology (AT) needs in Wyoming. MORE »
The Wyoming Telehealth Network (WyTN) leverages telecommunication technology to link
patients, providers and specialists. MORE »
WIND is located in the Health Sciences Building on the University of Wyoming Campus.
The building is located on the intersection of 9th and Clark Street.If you are stopping in for a short visit, consultation, or to pick up a device, you
may park in the small lot in front of the building. The receptionist can give you
a temporary parking permit. If you are arriving for the day, please contact us for
a day pass. If you are visiting campus for an extended stay, more parking information
is available through TransPark.
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