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Disability Employment Awareness Month
Governor Kristi Noem has proclaimed the month of October as Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) in South Dakota.


Vocational Rehabilitation Program Expanding Services
The South Dakota Department of Human Services (DHS) Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program is expanding services to assist individuals with disabilities return to work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.


2020 Governor’s Awards Presented
Governor Kristi Noem presented the 2020 Governor’s Awards today to South Dakota businesses and individuals who have made significant contributions to improving independent living and increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities.


Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week
Gov. Kristi Noem has proclaimed Sept. 13-19 Direct Support Professionals (DSP) Recognition Week in South Dakota.


2020 Governor’s Awards Ceremony Scheduled
Gov. Kristi Noem will recognize individuals and employers for their contributions to improving employment opportunities and independent living for people with disabilities at the 2020 Governor’s Awards ceremony Sept 15.


DHS Releases Continuum of Care Report
The South Dakota Department of Human Services (DHS) today released a report that highlights the continuum of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) within South Dakota.


Americans with Disabilities Act Day
Gov. Kristi Noem has proclaimed July 26 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Day in South Dakota.