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Monday, December 2, 2019

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December 2nd, 2019

Alternatives to Guardianship/Adult Agency Meet & Greet

Watertown, County Fair Hall

Monday December 2nd from 5:00pm-7:30pm


Learn about alternatives to guardianship and other options for young adults at this transition forum event. Dinner will be provided!

See the flyer below for more details and to learn how to register. 


December 4th, 2019

Get the School Year Back on Track: Strategies for Overcoming Your Student’s Toughest Daily Challenges

Free Webinar

December 4th, 2019 at 12pm CT/11am MT

Learn more and register here.


December 7th, 2019

Cookies & Cocoa Holiday Event

Sioux Falls, Museum of Visual Materials

December 7th, 2019 at 10:30am-12:30pm

It's almost time for the holidays! Get in the festive spirit by attending this free event hosted by South Dakota Parent Connection.

December 9th, 2019

Charting the LifeCourse to Plan a Good Life

Free Interactive Workshop - K.O. Lee Public Library - 215 4th Ave SE, Aberdeen

December 9th, 2019

*Must register to attend.

December 10th, 2019

Lunch and Learn Education Session

Webinar/Sioux Falls

December 10th, 2019 at 12 PM CT/11 AM MT


December 12th, 2019

Sensory Friendly Santa Event

K.O. Lee Public Library - 215 4th Ave SE, Aberdeen

December 12th, 2019 6:00-7:00 PM



We will be closed for staff training - 12/2 (Afternoon) & 12/3 (Morning)

Monday, December 2, 2019


Please note that our offices will be closed tomorrow afternoon and Wednesday morning for a staff training. Please see our updated hours:


Tuesday, 12/2: Open 8AM - 12PM, Closed 12PM - 5PM
Wednesday, 12/3: Closed 8AM - 1PM, Open 1PM - 5PM


Closed for Thanksgiving - November 28th & 29th, 2019

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

DRSD offices will be closed on November 28th and 29th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Upcoming Events in the Community

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
There are tons of cool events happening in South Dakota over the next couple of weeks! Click on this post for a list of upcoming events that you might be interested in attending.

Alternatives to Guardianship Event

Monday, November 18, 2019


Attention Watertown residents! Learn about alternatives to guardianship and other options for young adults at this transition forum event. Dinner is provided! 


Date: Monday, December 2nd

Time: 5:00-7:30pm

Location: County Fair Banquet Hall. 14 2nd St. NE, Watertown


Register by Wednesday, November 27th to attend. 



Today is National Voter Registration Day. Register and educate yourself to vote.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

FREE event of song, sobriety, and facing mental illness

Monday, September 23, 2019

New program to link women in need to shelters in their community

Friday, September 20, 2019
DRSD is working in collaboration with the Communication Service for the Deaf and the Bridging South Dakota program to provide people with disabilities access to information about women's shelters in the state. Please click here to learn more about supports near you.

South Dakota Suicide Prevention Plan needs your input!

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

DRSD Staff Attorney open position in Sioux Falls

Wednesday, September 18, 2019


Disability Rights South Dakota is currently seeking an attorney for the position of Staff Attorney in the Sioux Falls, SD office. The primary purpose of this position is to provide legal representation to clients of Disability Rights South Dakota and perform oversight of program(s) within Disability Rights South Dakota. The successful candidate will hold a Juris Doctor degree with admission to the state bar or be able to attain admission within six months of hiring date; one to three years applicable law and litigation experience is preferred. The candidate should be highly motivated, organized, have excellent communication skills (written and oral), be detail orientated, and understand database programs. Other skills needed are the ability to meet and greet the public, work in a team environment, and understand the disability related service delivery system. This position requires the incumbent to have knowledge of grant management including compliance to the sponsored programs at the local, state and/or federal levels (depending on granting agency). The incumbent should have knowledge of state laws, programs, and issues concerning persons with disabilities and understanding of a non-profit office environment. Competitive salary and full benefits are provided. Position is open till filled. To apply please include a letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to sandy.hook@drsdlaw.org or mail to:

Disability Rights South Dakota
Attn. Sandy Hook - Executive Assistant
2520 E. Franklin Street, Ste. 2
Pierre, SD 57501 

For a detailed job description please click here. 
DRSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Veterans, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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