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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 Attorneys

"CHOICES" 2012 Forum and Questionnaire Results

"CHOICES" Waiver Public Forums

HCBS Final Settings Rules
South Dakota’s Home and Community Based Statewide Transition Plan was submitted to CMS on March 12, 2015.