Wyoming Autism Resources

Each state sets eligibility ages for services to children and youth with disabilities.
For current information concerning this state, please contact the office listed under
STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: Special Education Services.

See Wyoming Web Resource


STATE DEPARTMENT OF  EDUCATION:  Special Education Services STATE VOCATIONAL  Rehabilitation Agency DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITIES
Planning Council.
DISABILITY 
Organizations
EARLY 
Intervention System
STATE VOCATIONAL
Special Needs Programs
DISABILITIES
Advocacy  Program
UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED Programs 
 
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN ages 3 through 5.  DEPARTMENT OF  MENTAL
HEALTH  
for children and youth
PARENT-TEACHER
Association (PTA)
TECHNOLOGY RELATED Assistance
PARENTS  Training and
Information Project
DEPARTMENT OF  MENTAL
Health
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN
with Special Health Care Needs
PARENT-TO-PARENT
Program

 
 

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: SPECIAL EDUCATION

Patti J. Muhlenkamp, Director
Department of Education, Special Programs Unit 
Hathaway Building, 2nd Floor
2300 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002 
            (307) 777-7417      
E-mail: pmuhle@educ.state.wy.us
URL: http://www.k12.wy.us 

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITES:
AGES 3 THROUGH 5

David Haines, Childrens Services Manager
Department of Health, Division of Developmental Disabilities
Herschler Bldg, 1st Floor West
122 West 25th St.
Cheyenne, WY 82002
            (307) 777-5246      

PROGRAMS FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES:
AGES BIRTH THROUGH 2

Mitch Brauchie, Part H Coordinator
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Department of Health 
Herschler Building, 1st Floor West
122 West 25th St.
Cheyenne, WY 82002 
            (307) 777-6972       (V/TTY)

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AGENCY

Gary W. Child, Administrator 
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation 
Department of Employment
1100 Herschler Bldg. 
Cheyenne, WY 82002 
            (307) 777-7389      
E-mail: GCHILD@missc.state.wy.us

OFFICE OF STATE COORDINATOR OF VOCATIONAL
EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES 

Patti J. Muhlenkamp, Director 
Department of Education, Special Programs Unit 
Hathaway Building, 2nd Floor
2300 Capital Avenue
Cheyenne WY 82002-0050
            (307) 777-7417      

STATE MENTAL HEALTH AGENCY

Pablo Hernandez, Administrator
Division of Behavioral Health – Community Programs
Department of Health
447 Hathaway Building
2300 Capitol Avenue 
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0480
            (307) 777-7094      

STATE MENTAL HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Carolyn Dennis, Manager
Mental Health Program
Division of Behavioral Health – Community Programs
450 Hathaway Bldg. 4th Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002
            (307) 777-6495      

STATE MENTAL RETARDATION PROGRAM

Robert Clabby, Administrator 
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Department of Health
Herschler Bldg., 1st Floor West
122 West 25th St.
Cheyenne, WY 82002 
            (307) 777-7115      

STATE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PLANNING COUNCIL

Lynn Achter, Executive Director 
Governor’s Planning Council on DD 
122 West 25th St.
Herschler Bldg., 1st W
Cheyenne, WY 82002 
            (307) 777-7230       (TTY);             (800) 442-4333       (In WY)

PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY AGENCY

Jeanne A. Thobro, Executive Director 
Wyoming P&A System 
2424 Pioneer Avenue, #101 
Cheyenne, WY 82001 
            (307) 632-3496      ;             (800) 624-7648       (In WY) 
E-mail: wypanda@tcd.net

CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Kristine M. Smith, Director 
Client Assistance Program 
Wyoming P&A System, Inc.
2424 Pioneer Avenue, Suite 101
Cheyenne, WY 82001
            (307) 638-7668      ;             (800) 821-3091       (In WY)
E-mail: wypanda@tcd.net

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS

Cathy Parish, Program Manager
Division of Public Health
Department of Health 
4th Floor, Hathaway Bldg. 
Cheyenne, WY 82002 
            (307) 777-7941       

STATE EDUCATION AGENCY RURAL REPRESENTATIVE

Roger Hammer
Social Studies/Facilities Consultant 
Department of Education
Hathaway Bldg., 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002
            (307) 777-6198      

DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS

Attention Deficit Disorder
To identify an ADD group in your state or locality, contact either:Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CH.A.D.D.)
499 NW 70th Avenue, Suite 101
Plantation, FL 33317
            (954) 587-3700      
            (800) 233-4050       (Voice mail to request information packet)
URL: http://www.chadd.org

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
P.O. Box 972
Mentor, OH 44061
            (216) 350-9595      
            (800) 487-2282       (Voice mail to request information packet)
E-mail: NATLADDA@aol.com
URL: http://www.add.org

Autism
Autism Society of America
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Suite 650
Bethesda, MD 20814
            (301) 657-0881      ;             (800) 3AUTISM      
URL: http://www.autism-society.org

Betty Carmon
Autism Action of Wyoming
1123 Road 12
Powell, WY 82435

Brain Injury
Brain Injury Association of Wyoming
246 South Center, Suite 16
Casper, WY 82601
            (307) 473-1767      ;             (800) 643-6457      

Mental Health 
Robert Green, President
WY Alliance for the Mentally Ill 
656 Granite Drive
Rock Spring, WY 82901
            (307) 362-3333      

Peggy Nikkel, Executive Director
UPLIFT, Inc.
P.O. Box 664
Cheyenne, WY 82003
            (307) 778-8686      

Mental Retardation 
Scott Bergey, Executive Director
The Arc of Wyoming
P.O. Box 2161 
Casper, WY 82602 
            (307) 237-9110      

Speech and Hearing 
Connie Keintz, President
WY Speech, Language & Hearing Association 
1155 Apache Drive
Laramie, WY 82070
            (307) 742-6632      ;             (307) 766-5714      

UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED PROGRAM

Keith A. Miller, Director
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities
112 Education Building
Box 4298, University Station
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071-4298
            (307) 766-2761      
E-mail: WIND.DW@uwyo.edu
URL: http://www.uwyo.edu/hs/wind/wind/wind.htm

TECHNOLOGY-RELATED ASSISTANCE

Tom McVeigh, Project Director
Wyoming New Options in Technology (WYNOT)
Resource Center
2020 Grand Avenue, Suite 430
Laramie, WY 82070
            (800) 861-4312      ;             (307) 766-2084      
URL: http://www.uwyo.edu/hs/wind/wynot/wynot.htm

PARENT TRAINING AND INFORMATION PROJECT

Terri Dawson, Director
Parent Information Center
5 N. Lobban
Buffalo, WY 82834
            (307) 684-2277      ;             (800) 660-9742       (In WY)
E-mail: tdawsonpic@vcn.com

PARENT-TO-PARENT

Lynda Baumgardner, Family Support Consultant 
Governor’s Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities 
122 West 25th Street
Herschler Bldg., 1st Floor/West
Cheyenne, WY 82002 
            (307) 777-7230      ;             (800) 438-5791       (In WY)Diane Magil, Parent Consultant
Division of Public Health, Department of Health
Children’s Health Services
4th Floor, Hathaway Building
Cheyenne, WY 82002
            (307) 777-3637      ;             (800) 438-5795      

PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION (PTA)

Helen Cerny-Gerstein, President
Wyoming Congress of Parents and Teachers
2774 Olive Drive
Cheyenne, WY 82001
            (307) 638-2553      


Wyoming Web
 

Community 
LARIAT
Teton Grassroots ProjectDisability Information 
Northern Rocky Mountain Easter Seal Society/Goodwill Industries
Wyoming Independent Living Rehabilitation

Education 
Public Schools Directory 
State info-education and services
Cub Scout Pack 30
Wyoming Reading Council

Children and Youth 
Focus on ChildrenHealth 
American Heart Association of Colorado/Wyoming

Computers and Technology 
Laramie Astronomical Society and Space Observers (LASSO)

Recovery, Addiction, and Abuse 
Laramie DARE

Job Training and Workplace 
Northern Rocky Mountain Easter Seal Society/Goodwill Industries
Homelessness and Housing 
Wyoming Coalition for the Homeless


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