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Barriers to Open Enrollment by DeAnna Berke

Thursday, February 10, 2022
This article is written by DeAnna Berke, the parent of a child that Disability Rights South Dakota previously assisted. The child attended public school and had a 1:1 paraprofessional. During the school year, the family moved one mile outside of the school district and applied for open-enrollment ....

New Disability Tips Website for First Responders

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
The Center for Disabilities at the University of South Dakota, in partnership with Bridging South Dakota, and South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault, has launched a new website comprised of disability tips for first responders. The information on the site is to be used as a ....
CategoriesAnnouncements, Education, Mental Health

Lunch and Learn Webinar - TODAY!

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Tune in to this Lunch and Learn webinar that is happening today at 12pm CT/11am MT New Guide: When Behavior is a Concern in the School Setting Join Disability Rights SD for a discussion and review of their new, collaboratively developed guide to help address behaviors that occur at school. Pre....
CategoriesAnnouncements, Education, Events

New Behavior Resource Guide Now Available!

Thursday, July 22, 2021
Disability Rights South Dakota, in collaboration with South Dakota Parent Connection, is excited to announce a new resource guide that is available now: When Behavior is a Concern... A Resource Guide for Parents of School Age Children.
CategoriesAnnouncements, Education

Application for Partners in Policymaking Due October 10th!

Thursday, October 1, 2020
Applications for Partners in Policymaking are due soon - October 10th! We don’t want you to miss out on this fabulous FREE training for self-advocates and parents of children with disabilities. You are provided lodging and meals, reimbursed for mileage and portions of child/att’d care. Partners in P....
CategoriesAnnouncements, Education

Partners in Policymaking Deadline Extended

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
We don’t want you to miss out on this fabulous FREE training. You are provided lodging and meals, reimbursed for mileage and portions of child/att’d care. Applications for South Dakota Partners in Policymaking, a leadership training program for self-advocates and parents of children with disabil....
CategoriesAnnouncements, Education, Events

Partners in Policymaking Application Deadline Draws Near

Thursday, August 27, 2020
There are three types of people: People who make things happen; People who watch things happen; and People who wonder what happened! Wouldn't you like to be one of those people who make things happen? YOU CAN BE! You can learn how to make things happen through Partners in Policymaking.
CategoriesAnnouncements, Education

Joint Statement on Serving Students with Disabilities During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
The South Dakota Department of Education Special Education Programs, South Dakota Parent Connection, and Disability Rights South Dakota remain committed to the provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). We believe the rights of all students with disabilities must be mainta....
CategoriesCOVID-19, Education