• Wendy Dailey

October is Disability Employment Awareness Month

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed October Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) in South Dakota. Through DEAM, the state aims to raise awareness about disability employment issues and to celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities. The SD Department of Human Services has a press release in regards to it and select the following link for further details: http://news.sd.gov/newsitem.aspx?id=23820.

Also, there are 13 communities that will be hosting DEAM events in which include:

  • Volga

  • Watertown

  • Brookings

  • Sisseton

  • Madison

  • Aberdeen

  • Yankton

  • Sioux Falls

  • Rapid City

  • Pierre

  • Mitchell

  • Mobridge

  • Vermillion

There is a list that’s now available on DHS’s website to obtain further DEAM event details for the communities mentioned above and the following link can be selected to view them: https://dhs.sd.gov/rehabservices/ndeam.aspx.

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