For over 20 years, an independent voice

for South Dakotans with disabilities.



Announcing our 2014 - 2015

Board of Directors


Margot Burton of Rapid City

Jenniel Watkins of Sioux Falls

Ardell Fiedler of Aberdeen

JoAnne Cleveland of Spearfish

Lorri Bohm of Crooks

Colleen Moran of Hartford

Jack Mortenson of Sioux Falls

Thomas Madut of Mitchell

Tom Kober of Vermillion

John Baxter of Sioux Falls



"Mommy, Where Are You?”

This one-man play tells the story of a family's journey from when their matriarch is diagnosed with Alzheimer's through the time of her death. You will laugh and cry, while being entertained... It is both powerful and moving!

Performances coming soon to:


Watertown Event Center on Friday

October 17th (7:30 PM)


Saturday, October 18th (2:30 PM)



Pioneer Hall/Freeman Academy

Friday, October 24th (7PM)

For performance and ticket information,
contact Coalition staff at:
1-800-210-0143 or 605-945-2207


Written and Performed by
Don Boyd of Pierre

Produced by South Dakota
Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities 

Transition Services Liaison Project

Statewide Training Opportunities


Check out the flyer for the following:


  • Regional Transition Forums for 2014

  • Fall 2014 Transition Indicators Training

  • “Catch the Wave 2015” Post Secondary Experience

  • 17th Annual Youth Leadership Forum 

Registration information is also noted on the flyer!

TSLP Events Flyer 2014.pdf.

State Developmental Center

to Host Wellness Fair in Redfield


REDFIELD, S.D. – Area residents will have an opportunity to explore a variety of wellness topics and health screenings Oct. 29 on the campus of the South Dakota Developmental Center (SDDC) in Redfield.


The second annual community health and wellness fair will take place Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT on the SDDC campus at 17267 W. 3rd St. in Redfield. Last year about 250 people attended the event.                     

To read more about the Wellness Fair in Redfield, go to the following link: 



South Dakota Benefits Specialist Network

The South Dakota Benefits Specialist Network has benefit specialists located in Sturgis, Pierre, Yankton and Aberdeen. Benefits planning and counseling services are available for Vocational Rehabilitation consumers and former WIPA cients. Limited information and referral services are available to all other beneficiaries who want to return to work.
To access these services, call 1-800-224-5336, ext. 221.
Before making a decision on employment - be sure you have good information.
Contact the South Dakota Benefits Specialist Network.

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(10/01/14 - 09/30/15)
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