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Disability News: Wyoming

  • Synopsis: Last Updated: 2016-07-17 - Disability news articles stories including recent medical and health updates from the state of Wyoming USA

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While Wyoming is the tenth largest U.S. state by area, the state is the least populous, with a U.S. Census estimated population of 544,270 in 2009, a 5.9% increase since 2000. The capital and the most populous city of Wyoming is Cheyenne.

Wyoming Disability Resources:

The University of Wyoming is home to the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND). As a member of the national network of University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), WIND works to assist individuals with developmental disabilities and their families reach their desired quality of life.

Wyoming Developmental Disabilities Division

Mission is to provide funding and guidance responsive to the needs of people with disabilities to live, work, enjoy, and learn in Wyoming communities with their families, friends, and chosen support service and support providers - wdh.state.wy.us/DDD/index.html

Wyoming Parent Information Center

Parent Information Center (PIC), is a statewide parent center for families of children with disabilities - www.wpic.org

Rocky Mountain DBTAC

The DBTAC Rocky Mountain ADA Center provides information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota - www.ada-infonet.org

Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)

WIND works to assist individuals with developmental disabilities and their families reach their desired quality of life - www.uwyo.edu/wind/

Wyoming Disability Statistics:

  • An estimated 75,000 people in Wyoming have a disability, or 16.2% of the population age 5 and over.
  • An estimated 11,000 people, or 2.3% of the population 5 and over, have difficulty performing self-care activities, also known as Activities of Daily Living, such as dressing, bathing, or getting around inside the home.


Latest Wyoming Publications
1 - Chris L Zachary for Governor of Wyoming - Chris L Zachary.
2 - Wyoming Passes Fire-safe Cigarette Legislation - NFPA.

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