Man with service animal
SD Legislative Committee Meeting Room
Man building wooden product
Man in office with laptop and headset
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.




2017 Legislative Session


To follow bills we're tracking during session click below


Bill Tracking Document


It will be updated once a week. 

Look below for a schedule of upcoming community cracker barrels/coffees

with legislators.




Solicitation for Nominations


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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Click on "Raffle" above to buy tickets

or to learn more!



Legislative Cracker Barrels

An Opportunity to Take Action



February 25th - 10:00 am to 12:00 noon

March 4th - 10:00 am to 12:00 noon

Centennial Rooms of Northern State University



February 25 - 9:00 am

Location to be Determined


February 25 - 9:00 am

3008 E Aspen Blvd.


February 25 - 10:00 am

Hyde County Memorial Auditorium


February 25th - 9:00 am

City Hall Commission Room


Lake Andes

February 25 - 1:30 pm

Location to be Determined


 Rapid City

February 25th - 9:00 am to 11:00 am

March 4th - 9:00 am to 11:00 am

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology



February 20th - 2:00 pm

Historic CNW Train Depot


Sioux Falls

February 25th

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Ramada Hotel & Suites (north side of building)



February 25 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am

BHSU Joy Center



March 4 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am

City Hall



February 25 - 11:00 am

Location to be Determined



February 25th - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Avera Sacred Heart Pavillion




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 -



10 Things to know

10 Things About the ABLE Act


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