When the Wyoming Life Resource Center opened 100 years ago, its name was The School for the Defective. Some clients were registered as “feeble minded,” a generic label used for years. Care was minimal, not engaging.
A century later, that’s all changed. During the day, most clients go to Community Entry Services programs in Lander or Riverton, where they work. On campus they have access to a therapeutic pool, therapeutic riding and staff specially trained to help them gain independence.
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