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SD Conference on Developmental Disabilities - Art Exhibit and Award Nominations!

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

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Join us for the first South Dakota Conference on Developmental Disabilities.

The theme of this year's conference is Discovering Possibilities and will focus on developing partnerships to improve the wellbeing of individuals with developmental disabilities in South Dakota. This is a joint effort across multiple agencies throughout South Dakota.

For more information, visit: https://bit.ly/3hMl37e

Over 25 sessions covering a variety of topics:

  • the intersection between developmental disabilities and mental health
  • equity, diversity, inclusion
  • trauma informed care, addiction
  • telehealth, technology and the use of applications
  • building boundaries, managing grief, developing coping skills, applied behavior analysis
  • treatment concerns and collaboration with first responders
  • developing a Personal Profile using the Life Course materials

The conference is open to all and intended for people with disabilities, family members, professionals in the field of developmental disabilities (healthcare, education, mental health), state, community and agency providers.

Participate in Our Art Exhibit

An opportunity for individuals with disabilities to share their talent with our community by showcasing artwork at the South Dakota Conference on Developmental Disabilities. Learn more by checking out the flyer below.

Art Exhibit Flyer - PDF

Award Nominations

Please see the nomination documents below for the 5 awards that will be given at the conference luncheon on Sept 29th. Submit your nominations ASAP!

2021 Exceptional Employer Award - PDF

2021 Exceptional Employee Award - PDF

2021 Outstanding Family Award - PDF

2021 Distinguished Service Award - PDF

2021 COVID-19 Hero Award - PDF

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