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The Center for Disabilities provides evidence-based professional development and technical assistance guidance in South Dakota and nationally. Our training team offers single and multi-day seminars and workshops as well as customized support for students, trainees, professionals, educators, self-advocates, their families and community teams.

Professional development and technical assistance topics include:

  • School-wide Supports for Inclusive Education
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Transition
  • Employment First
  • Supported and Customized Employment
  • Community Supports
  • Leadership
  • Self-Determination
  • Health Care Transition
  • Individual Health Plans (IHP)
  • Team Planning
  • Communication Supports
  • Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA)
  • Person-Centered Planning
  • Social Skills
  • Positive Behavioral Support (PBIS) Plans

Contact Information

To speak with someone about how to create a partnership with the Center and to learn how we can support your efforts to address the needs in your school, organization, or community, please contact:

Center for Disabilities
1400 W 22nd St.,
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone: 605-357-1439


The Center for Disabilities provides needs assessment, consultation, technical assistance and professional development at affordable rates. Our services are offered on a daily and half-day basis. Please contact us for more information on the technical assistance cost.

Limited funding may be available through the South Dakota Council on Developmental Disabilities to support attendance to in-state conferences, training events, committees, and other similar activities in an effort to empower people with developmental disabilities and their family members through access to opportunities, experiences, resources and information. The application is available online or by calling 1-800-265-9684. This funding is not intended for technical assistance or consultation fees.

Professional Development

For a complete list of our trainings and more, visit our upcoming events page.