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Accessibility & Recreation

Seeking your suggestions!


  • IMED Mobility
    Wheelchair accessible vehicle provider including rentals


Advocacy Agencies

  • South Dakota Advocacy Services
    Robert J. Kean, Executive Director
    221 S. Central Avenue
    Pierre, SD 57501
    E-Mail: sdas@sdadvocacy.com


Department of Education


Early Intervention Services (Infant and toddler)

  • Special Education Programs
    Department of Education Offices
    Office of Educational Services and Supports
    Barb Hemmelman, Education Program Assistant Manager
    700 Governors Drive
    Pierre, SD 57501-2291
    605-773-3782 FAX
    E-Mail: sarah.carter@state.sd.us


Early Intervention Services (Ages 3 to 5) 

  • Special Education Programs
    Department of Education Offices
    Office of Educational Services and Supports
    Julie Carpenter, Education Program Representative
    700 Governors Drive
    Pierre, SD 57501-2291
    E-Mail: merle.doolittle@state.sd.us

PTI (Parent Training and Information Centers)

  • South Dakota Parent Connection
    3701 West 49th St., Suite 200B
    Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    605-361-3171 Voice & TDD
    605-361-2928 FAX
    E-Mail: eroberts@sdparent.org

Health & Well-Being

  • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
    Chip provides health insurance to eligible children under age 19 based on family size and income even if covered by another health insurance policy. 
    CHIP information
  • Disabled Children's Program
    This program provides health insurance to children under age 19 who have a disability as defined by the Social Security Administration and meet Nursing Facility, Hospital or Intermediate Care Facility Level of Care criteria.   Financial eligibility is based on the child's income and resources.  Cost to provide care at home must be equal to or less than the cost at an institution.  
    Social Security Definition of Disability for Children
    Disabled Children's Program information
  • Aged, Blind and Disabled Medicaid
    Individuals under 65 who require medical services provided in a Nursing Care Facility may be eligible for health insurance through this program.  Eligibility is also based on income and resources.  
    Age, Blind and Disabled program information

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