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.
The South Dakota Board of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired will be meeting at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel at 920 W. Sioux Ave. in Pierre on June 16 from 8:30a.m. â€“ 2:30p.m CDT. For more information or to view the agenda, please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=12
The South Dakota Rehabilitation Center for the Blind (SDRC) would like to invite any South Dakota residents, who have low vision or are blind, to participate in the upcoming July First FridayÂ event to be held on July 7, and feature the following:
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
- A.T. walk-in clinic; come when you are available during that time and have your assistive technology questions answered by experienced staff.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Must Register to Attend)
-Sewing Techniques for the Visually Impaired
Learn about the tools and templates used in sewing, such as the notch cutting board, rotary cutter, and low vision tape measure.
Please register prior to the event by calling 1-800-658-5441 or 605-367-5260 or email: JoMarie.Laughlin@state.sd.us
"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.
To request documents or information on this website in an alternative format, please contact SBVI:
Toll-free: 800-265-9684 or
605-773-4644 or TTY: 605-773-4644
Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired
3800 E. Highway 34
c/o 500 E. Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501