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New PADD Priorities for Fiscal Year 2021!

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Please find below Disability Rights South Dakota's (DRSD) Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (PADD) proposed Goals and Priorities for Fiscal Year 2021.  These Goals and Priorities were developed as a result of obtaining public input, from calls DRSD received during the current fiscal year, and from information obtained through monitoring activities or other sources.  These proposed Goals and Priorities are open for public comment through September 30, 2020.  The DRSD Board of Directors will approve the final version and they will go into effect October 1, 2020.


DRSD Career Opportunity - Staff Attorney (CLOSED)

Thursday, July 23, 2020
Disability Rights South Dakota is currently seeking an attorney for the position of Staff Attorney. Location TBD. 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 Da....

Application Available for the SDAC Leadership Team!

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
The SDAC Leadership Team is now accepting applications! Find out how to submit an application here.

Disability Rights South Dakota joins partners across the country to celebrate National Disability Voter Registration Week.​

Monday, July 13, 2020
July 13-17, 2020 is National Disability​ Voter Registration Week (NDVRW), a joint endeavor across the United States to register voters for the 2020 General Elections.​​ Partnering with the Register Educate Vote Use your Power (RevUp) campaign, and in celebration of NDVRW, Disability Rights South Dak....
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The SD Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities has ceased operations - DRSD is still available!

Thursday, July 9, 2020
Disability Rights South Dakota has recently received notification that the South Dakota Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities has decided to cease operation. Along with the closure of their office, they have closed their toll free number that many people used to get direction and support for quest....

DRSD will be closed July 3rd

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Please note that DRSD will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. Happy Fourth of July!

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.
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