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To provide the best, most up-to-date and appropriate information, referral, and support PIC is constantly becoming informed of the latest news and updates regarding the law, education, medicine, human services, rehabilitation and technology. For additional support or services not described below, please contact PIC.

We share information and support with each other and parents who are faced with disabilities and chronic illnesses so that together we can make a difference for our children.

WORKSHOPS

PIC's Outreach Parent Liaisons offer workshops around the state on rights and responsibilities under IDEA, on the IEP process and on creating better communication with the professionals who work with our children. Several disability specific workshops are also available, such as Down Syndrome, Learning Disabilities, and Autism Spectrum Disorder, etc, focused on how families can understand and support thier children at school and at home.

PARENT TO PARENT CONNECTION

PIC connects parents with other parents in a community, or who are dealing with similar disability issues. PIC also maintains contact with national and international organizations who specialize in connecting parents whose children have the same disability or condition, and with several national disability information sources. Please contact us to get the name of a parent you can connect with in your area.

LENDING LIBRARY

PIC's extensive lending library of books, videos and audio tapes is available to parents and professionals. Resources on specific disabilities, education, parenting, behavior management, siblings, transition and various other disability issues are available. The only cost to those borrowing materials from the library is the return postage.

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HELPFUL LINKS

In Wyoming:

  • Child Development Services of Wyoming www.cdswy.org
    The association of 14 regional developmental preschool programs for children with disabilities ages birth through five. These programs provide therapeutic and educational services to infants, toddlers, and preschool children with developmental delays and special health care needs.
  • Protection & Advocacy www.wypanda.com
    Provides protection of the rights of persons with disabilities through legal based advocacy for special education and other civil rights.
  • Wyoming Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities (WAPSD)http://edu.wyoming.gov/Programs/special_education/wapsd.aspx
    Advises the Wyoming Department of Education in ways that promote services for children and youth with disabilities.
  • Wyoming Community Service Providers http://wyomingcsp.org/
    Provides services to adults with disabilities in Wyoming.
  • Wyoming Department of Education edu.wyoming.gov
  • Wyoming Department of Health, Children's Special Health Program health.wyo.gov/familyhealth/csh/index.html
    A Program for income-eligible families of children with special health care needs.
  • Wyoming Developmental Disabilities Division health.wyo.gov/ddd/index.html
    Provides funding and guidance responsive to the needs of Wyoming people with developmental disabilities; children and adult community waiver programs, early intervention and education services, and the Life Resource Center.
  • Wyoming Down Syndrome Association www.wydsa.org 
    Provides education, information and networking opportunities to families and caregivers of people with Down Syndrome.
  • Wyoming Families for Hands and Voices wyhandsandvoices.org/ 
    A statewide non-profit, parent driven organization providing local and regional support to families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing to increase educational outcomes and quality of life.
  • Wyoming Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities ddcouncil.state.wy.us 
    Seeks and advocates for activities which promote self sufficiency, community involvement and educational opportunities for people with disabilities, their families and the Wyoming Community.

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What is PHP of WY, Inc.?

Parents Helping Parents of Wyoming, Inc is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1990. Governed by a board of directors, the majority who are parents or family members of children with disabilities. PHP 's mission is to help families become more active in their children’s learning and education, to serve and support children with and without disabilities through advocacy, education, and referral. 

It is the policy of the Parent Information Center to ensure equitable access to and participation in its activities for all Wyoming families with special attention paid to ensuring access for the most underserved families due to poverty, disability, race, color, language, ethnicity, immigrant status or national origin, gender, or age.

PHP of WY is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization; therefore, your donation is tax deductible. We welcome all donations. Every donation helps us strengthen our network of support for families.

Parent Information Center
500 W. Lott Street Suite A, 
Buffalo, WY 82834 
(307) 684-2277