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Service to the Blind and Visually Impared

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Mission Statement:

The mission of the Division of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired (SBVI) is to provide individualized rehabilitation services that result in optimal employment and independent living outcomes for citizens who are blind or visually impaired.

See What I Can Do Campaign

Eric, Levada and Will, seen in the 30 Second Public Service Announcement are examples of people who have benefitted from SBVI services. 

Campaign Materials

Referral to SBVI  Form

SD Rehabilitation Center for the Blind Assistive Technology Training

Press Release               

Seminars are held on the second Saturday of each month.  Call 1-800-658-5441 or 605-367-5260 for more information or to register.Upcoming Trainings:

  • September 20 - in conjunction with the SD Association of the Blind
  • October 25, last class on iPhone and iPads
  • November 15, class on ZoomText enlargement software


Board of SBVI  Next Meeting is September 19, 2014 in Sioux Falls  Agenda

State Plan

South Dakota Division of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired State Plan for Fiscal Year. Federal Fiscal Year 2015 Approved State Plan

South Dakota Employment Works Task Force Report

South Dakota National Deaf Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP)

2013 Annual Report

  Report                      Text Only Version

Memorial Donations  To Donate            Donation List