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The Governor proclaimed Sept. 7-13, 2014, Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week in South Dakota.South Dakota honors frontline workers who support people with disabilities
PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is recognizing the important efforts of those who work closely with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by proclaiming Sept. 7-13 as Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week in South Dakota.

Aberdeen added to autism study public forums
PIERRE, S.D. – Aberdeen has been added to the list of locations for public forums being conducted in conjunction with a statewide autism study. Rapid City, Pierre and Sioux Falls will also host public forums in August.

DHS establishes social media sitesFacebook icon, Twitter icon
The South Dakota Department of Human Services recently entered the world of social media by establishing Facebook and Twitter accounts. A Facebook button and a Twitter button now appear on most DHS website pages, giving the public access to the DHS social sites by clicking on them.


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