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South Dakota

1. State CHIP Program
South Dakota Medical Assistance
(800) 305-3064

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Sherrie Fines, Education Program Assistant Manager
Special Education Programs
Department of Education Offices
Office of Educational Services and Supports
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
(605) 773-3678; (605) 773-4478
(800) 305-3064 (in SD)
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Special Education Programs
Department of Education Offices
Office of Educational Services and Supports
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
(605) 773-3678
Web

3. Education Support

State Department of Education: Special Education
Ann Larsen, Director
Special Education Programs
Department of Education
Office of Educational Services and Supports
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 5750l-2291
(605) 773-3678
Web & E-mail

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Diane Lowery, State Title I Director
South Dakota Department of Education
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 773-6509
Web & E-mail

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Grady Kickul, Director
Division of Rehabilitation Services
Department of Human Services
Hillsview Plaza, East Highway 34
c/o 500 E. Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
(605) 773-3195
Web & E-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
Dan Rounds, Transition Coordinator
Black Hills Special Services Coop.
221 S. Central
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 224-5336
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Arlene Poncelet, Executive Director
South Dakota Council on Developmental Disabilities
Hillsview Plaza, East Highway 34
c/o 500 E. Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
(605) 773-6369; (800) 265-9684
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Agency
Amy Iversen-Pollreisz, Director
Division of Mental Health
Department of Human Services
Hillsview Plaza, East Highway 34
c/o 500 E. Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
(605) 773-5991; (605) 773-5990 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Revi Warne, Child and Adolescent Program Specialist
Department of Human Services
Division of Mental Health
Hillsview Plaza, East Highway 34
c/o 500 E. Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
(605) 773-5991; (605) 773-5990 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Judy Struck, Executive Director
Center for Disabilities
Health Science Center
1400 W. 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 357-1439; (800) 658-3080 (V/TTY)
Web

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Robert J. Kean, Executive Director
South Dakota Advocacy Services
221 S. Central Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 224-8294; (800) 658-4782 (in SD)
Web & E-mail
 
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Barb Hemmelman, Manager
MCH Programs
Children's Special Health Services
Health and Medical Services
Department of Health
615 E. Fourth Street
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 773-3737; (800) 305-3064
Web & E-mail

NICHCY

Updated: August, 2007
A publication of the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

 
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