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Division of Developmental Disabilities

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Mission Statement

To ensure that people with developmental disabilities have equal opportunities and receive the services and supports they need to live and work in South Dakota communities.


  1. We will support people to participate in the life of their community.
  2. We will honor the importance of relationships with family and friends.
  3. We will ensure that quality services are available and accessible.
  4. We will work with providers to enhance services while respecting the dignity of risk and the importance of health and safety.
  5. We will respect and value cultural diversity.
  6. We will be good stewards of public funds.

DDD Application for Services

    Involuntary Commitment Information for AttorneysListening. Public forums scheduled to help develop transition plan for changes to settings regarding Medicaid Home and Community Based Services.

Join the community conversation on changes to Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)! The Division of Developmental Disabilities is hosting public forums and wants to hear from you to help develop a transition plan.

"CHOICES" 2012 Forum and Questionnaire Results

"CHOICES" Waiver Public Forums

Family Support 360 Request for Proposal (RFP Attachment)