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3 South Dakota employees with disabilities & their employers

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Due Date - Friday/March 31st


Nominations for

Board of Vocational Rehabilitation -

Board of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired -

Statewide Independent Living Council -

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.




Nebraska ENABLE -

Michigan MiABLE -

Oregon ABLE Savings Plan -

Virginia ABLEnow -

AlaskaABLE Plan -

Rhode Island ABLE -



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