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Our experienced team of experts offers training, technical assistance, research and educational resources to help people with disabilities, families, health care professionals and educators. We encourage South Dakotans with disabilities to pursue active, self-determined lives.

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  • Eric Kurtz, director of the Center of Disabilities

    Listen to the new executive director of the Center for Disabilities, Eric Kurtz, Ph.D., discuss the mission of the center.

  • Stories of South Dakotans with disabilities and the resources that have helped them lead successful lives.

  • Are you looking for a conference to attend this Summer? Join the University of South Dakota School of Education and the Center for Disabilities this July! We are hosting the 2019 Educators' Conference. It is a weeklong workshop series geared to all K-12 educators, special ...