View of State Capitol and Visitor Center
Young man using wheelchair in mountain setting
Woman arranging flowers in bouquet
Business meeting of team members
Businessman using wheelchair on ramp in view of American flag and park
Man with arms outstretched standing on rock along ocean
Older and younger man standing side by side in front of building
Back of Sailor's head with flag in distance
Businessman using wheelchair with laptop sitting in field of wildflowers
Construction worker with hardhat and safety glasses
For over 25 years, an independent voice
for South Dakotans with disabilities.
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
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.
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
10 Things About the ABLE Act
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