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New Hours for the Summer!

Thursday, June 25, 2020
DRSD has updated hours for the summer. See our new hours here.

DRSD Statement on Disability and Race

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
These are some of the toughest times that most of us will live through. In the last 70 days in the United States, the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us that disability and illness can be a common experience for all parts of society. We have seen first-hand evidence of how fragile organized society ca....

DRSD is seeking your input to develop our priorities and objectives for next year!

Monday, June 1, 2020
DRSD 2020 Public Listening SurveyDisability Rights South Dakota Data (DRSD) is gathering your input to help develop the goals and priorities of our agency! We ask that you complete the follwing survey on behalf of yourself, your child, or family member with a disability. Your input is important!

DRSD will be closed on May 22nd and May 25th

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Please note that DRSD will be closed on both Friday, May 22nd and Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday.

New COVID-19 Fact Sheets on Disability Rights, Employment, and Education During the Pandemic

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Federal, state, and local law protects individuals with disabilities from discrimination in facilities, place of residence, employment, education, and in their communities. This does not change during the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out the following fact sheets for information on your rights as a ....

Offices Closed March 27th from 3PM-5PM

Friday, March 27, 2020
Please note that DRSD offices will be closed today (Friday, March 27th) from 3PM - 5PM. We will still be open from 8AM - 3PM, so if you need assistance or have any questions, please contact us at 1-800-658-4782 or complete an intake form on our website.

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

COVID-19 Resources

Monday, March 23, 2020
In order to stay updated on the current coronavirus outbreak, DRSD has created a dedicated COVID-19 resource page to provide information about COVID-19 and its impact on disability-related issues.

DRSD not accepting walk in clients at this time...

Monday, March 16, 2020
Please note that starting today, March 16th, Disability Rights SD will not be accepting any walk in clients at our offices due to COVID-19 concerns. We are still open, however, to receive phone calls. So if you are in need of assistance, please contact us at 1-800-658-4782 or 605-342-2575. You may a....
CategoriesAnnouncements, COVID-19

Follow DRSD on our new Twitter page!

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
DRSD is now on Twitter! Follow us @DRSD_Rights to stay up to date on all the latest disability rights news.
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