Mission Statement -
To assist people with developmental disabilities and
their families in achieving the quality of life they desire.
The Council is a member of the South Dakota Developmental Disabilities Network along with South Dakota Advocacy Services & the Center for Disabilities at the Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota.
"I Want a Job"
DDC Notes - January 2012 Click here for PDF file.
ANNUAL REPORT FOR FFY 2011 - now available. Click here for PDF file.
STATE PLAN for 2012-2016 available - Click here for PDF file of complete state plan.
SOUTH DAKOTA ADVOCATES FOR CHANGE - Click here to learn more about this network of self advocates and to read their newsletter.
PROJECT HIGHLIGHT - Counseling Interventions for People with Developmental Disabilities who have Challenging Behaviors - Click here for links to the Power Point presentations prepared by Dr. Jay Trenhaile through this Council funded project.
RESOURCE - "A Roadmap to Services in South Dakota for People with Developmental Disabilities" Follow this link to download the Roadmap or contact the Council to receive a copy via regular mail or electronically.
RESOURCE - "Explore the Possibilities - Home Ownership for People with Limited Incomes in South Dakota" Follow this link to download the Home Ownership Guide or contact the Council to receive a copy via regular mail or electronically.
RESOURCE - "Criminal Justice / Human Services Handbook" Follow this link to download the Criminal Justice/Human Services Handbook or contact the Council to receive a copy via regular mail or electronically.
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