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  For over 25 years, an independent voice

for South Dakotans with disabilities.

 

 

 

 

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Getting Down to Business video

3 South Dakota employees with disabilities & their employers

 featured in video produced by South Dakota Retailers Assocation for pilot project:

Check it out:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvyVpeZ-NxI&feature=youtu.be

 

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2017 Legislative Session

 

To follow bills we're tracking during session click below

 

Bill Tracking Document

 

The general appropriations bill for SFY18 is SB178. We have about a half dozen bills we've been tracking that are still on the Governor's desk awaiting his action.

Once he acts on them, we will publish our final updated report.

 

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Solicitation for Nominations

 

Board of Vocational Rehabilitation -

Board of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired -

Statewide Independent Living Council -

now accepting nominations for vacant board/council positions

Individuals are selected based upon their personal qualifications, experience and specific position requirements of each board/council  - More information and nomination forms - 2017 Nomination Packet for BVR SILC BSBVI for website.doc

 

 

SD Council on Developmental Disabilities will have one (1) vacancy for a person with an intellectual and developmental disability, one (1) vacancy for a parent or guardian of an adult with an intellectual and developmental disability; and one (1) vacancy for a community based service provider. 

Information and the nomination form - 2017 App DD Council.pdf

 

SD Advocates for Change (SDAC) Leadership Team is taking written "Applications for Consideration to Serve" from persons with disabilities!  Several positions are currently open.

Informational Flyer - 2017 SDAC Team Openings Flyer.pdf     Nomination Form - 2017 SDAC Team APPLICATION.pdf

 

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Eligible South Dakotans with Disabilities

ABLE Accounts are available to you!

 

Three states presently offer ABLE accounts nationwide. To learn more about them, click on the links below or contact the SD Investment Council.

 

Ohio STABLE - http://stableaccount.com/

ABLE TN - http://abletn.gov/

Nebraska ENABLE - https://www.enablesavings.com/

Michigan MiABLE - https://www.miable.org

Oregon ABLE Savings Plan - http://oregonablesavings.com

Virginia ABLEnow - https://www.able-now.com

AlaskaABLE Plan - https://savewithable.com

Rhode Island ABLE - https://savewithable.com

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10 Things to know

10 Things About the ABLE Act

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