Sanford School of Medicine Center for Disabilities

Ongoing Training Events

The Center for Disabilities Community Education core area sponsors several ongoing training events. These events are held regularly and provide training on a wide variety of disability related topics.

Ongoing Center for Disabilities Community Education Events
  • Dare to Dream Conference
    This conference is held every two years and is designed for people with disabilities and their families. This conference is sponsored by the Center for Disabilities, Children's Care Hospital & School, Children's Miracle Network, the Larson Foundation, South Dakota Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities, South Dakota Council on Developmental Disabilities, and South Dakota Parent Connection.
  • Partners in Policymaking
    This training is held yearly and focuses on leadership and advocacy training for people with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities. This conference is sponsored by South Dakota Advocacy Services, Children's Care Hospital & School, South Dakota Council on Developmental Disabilities, South Dakota Parent Connection, and the Center for Disabilities.
  • Youth Leadership Forum for Students with Disabilities (YLF)
    YLF is held yearly and is a five-day event providing high school juniors and seniors with disabilities a chance to cultivate leadership, citizenship and social skills. This conferences is coordinated by the Transition Services Liaison Project. The Center for Disabilities serves as a sponsor for this conference.