The NASDDDS mission is to assist member state agencies in building person-centered systems of services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
National Core Indicators (NCI) facilitates the sharing of information with the public to strengthen policy, improve quality, and compare performance with national norms.
When people work in their communities and earn good wages, opportunities multiply. Jobs provide people with developmental disabilities the opportunity to earn an income, build a nest egg, make friends, and increase self-confidence.
Stronger supports for families leads to better lives for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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The South Dakota Governor's Employment Works Task Force, a result of Governor Dennis Daugaard's Employment Works Initiative, recently released its final report with recommendations for employing South Dakotans with disabilities.
Governor Daugaard announced his…
President Obama has proposed a $3.9 trillion budget request on Tuesday. The budget adheres to the 2015 spending levels agreed to in the Bipartisan Budget Act, but also includes "a fully paid for $56 billion Opportunity, Growth, and Security Initiative," split evenly between…
NASDDDS’ projects harness state creativity to develop innovative approaches and then take them to scale.
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