Communications technology available to South Dakotans with vision, hearing loss
Department of Human Services to lead South Dakota's iCanConnect campaign
PIERRE, S.D. – Many thousands of Americans who have combined loss of hearing and vision may soon connect with family, friends and community thanks to the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program. The iCanConnect initiative seeks to educate people about the availability of communications technology – from screen enlargement software and video phones to off-the-shelf products that are accessible or adaptable.
REDFIELD, S.D. – The South Dakota Developmental Center (SDDC) teamed up with three key partners Monday to host a wellness fair, which will promote community health on an annual basis. SDDC, Community Memorial Hospital in Redfield, Spink County Coalition and Northeastern South Dakota Area Health Education Center presented the first annual wellness fair Nov. 4 in SDDC’s activity center. The public was able to take in everything from stroke screenings and flu shots to information about independent living and tobacco cessation at booths representing more than 40 organizations.
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