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New Career Opportunity - Executive Director

Friday, October 22, 2021
Disability Rights South Dakota (DRSD) seeks an experienced Executive Director to lead a dynamic advocacy organization to oversee all operations, functions, and activities of the agency.


Thursday, October 14, 2021
Disability Rights South Dakota (DRSD), the legal protection and advocacy system for individuals with disabilities in South Dakota, is excited to announce the election of four new officers to its Board of Directors for fiscal year 2022. The newly elected Board Officers include Travis Arneson, Chair; ....

DRSD offices closed October 11th for Native American Day

Thursday, October 7, 2021
Please note, DRSD offices will be closed on Monday, October 11th in observance of Native American Day - we will reopen on Tuesday, October 12th!

Closed Monday, September 6th for Labor Day

Thursday, September 2, 2021
Happy Labor Day! Please note, DRSD offices will be closed on Monday, September 6th in observance of the holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 7th.
CategoriesAnnouncements, Events

Partners in Policymaking Announcement

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
As some of you may already know, Sandy Hook has announced her retirement from the Partners Coordinator position at the end of this year's Partners class in April. Sandy has been an integral part of the Partners in Policymaking program and has had such a positive impact on those fortunate enough to h....

College tuition grant funding available to current, former foster care youth ​

Friday, August 13, 2021
PIERRE – The Department of Social Services (DSS) has help available for current and former foster care youth to further their education. Educational Training Vouchers (ETV) are available through DSS to help eligible young people up to age 26 who were involved in the child welfare system pay tuition ....

New Career Opportunity - Sexual Assault Disability Liaison

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
This individual will be responsible to carry out the duties of the Disability Liaison to the victim services programs throughout South Dakota. Work will be done in coordination with the component programs at Disability Rights South Dakota. Position location will be determined depending on successfu....

DRSD Seeking Attorney to fill upcoming vacancy on PAIMI Advisory Council - Apply by September 30th!

Monday, August 9, 2021
Disability Rights South Dakota is seeking an attorney to fill an upcoming vacancy on its Protection & Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI) Program Advisory Council. See the links below for more information about the council and learn how to apply. Applications are due September 30, 2....
CategoriesAnnouncements, Mental Health

Upcoming Safety Care Training for Families in August!

Monday, August 2, 2021
Attached you will find a flyer for an upcoming Safety Care training session for families. There is also a one-page infographic explaining Safety Care for Families, and how it can promote positive behavioral supports
CategoriesAnnouncements, 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
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