"Thanks to South Dakota Parent Connection,
AJ is living independently, working and enjoying his life."

     "My family was at a crossroads in finding assistance for my nephew, AJ, who needed supports to live independently and experience a successful, happy life.  We reached out to SD Parent Connection."  
View the Carpenter Family story at left...

Each month, SD Parent Connection responds to more than 150 requests from families for help in getting needed services and supports for their children with exceptional needs. More than 140 professionals each month depend on us in their efforts to support children and families.

Supporting families is at the heart of our work, and we need your financial gift to continue to meet the needs of families like the Carpenter's and many, many more...

Please support South Dakota Parent Connection with a tax deductible donation today!
Look for the gold donate button at the top (left) of each page, or mail your contribution to SD Parent Connection, 3701 W 49t St, Suite 102, Sioux Falls, SD  57106


South Dakota Parent Connection is looking for a Program Support Specialist.  The Support Specialist will complete general and specialized accounting tasks as well as handle office tasks, provide polite and professional assistance via phone, mail, and e-mail, and generally be a helpful and positive presence in the workplace.  The Program Support Specialist will work 32 hours per week.  Benefits are available.  SD Parent Connection is an equal opportunity employer.

Requirements: A degree in Business Accounting or Bookkeeping or equivalent experience, education, and/or training in bookkeeping and office coordination.   Proficiency in Quick Books, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel required.  Website management experience desired.

To apply, submit a letter of application and resume by December 31, 2017 to SD Parent Connection, Attn:  Carla Miller, 3701 W. 49th Street, Suite 102, Sioux Falls, SD  57106. 

"SD Parent Connection is always able to give us the road map."

Teenager girl doing a high kick along side her Mother"I first learned about South Dakota Parent Connection (SDPC) shortly after my youngest daughter was born with Down syndrome. I have used SDPC as a resource countless times. They have helped inform me of my daughter's rights for an appropriate education, provided parent training, and when IEPs were difficult they provided me with a Navigator to help me work with my school system.

SDPC doesn't promise that they can fix everything, but they have always been able to help me understand the many different situations that are part of the daily life of an individual with special needs. SDPC gets me to the right place and always helps me to see that my child's disability is not nearly as important as her abilities."

Your contribution to SDPC will help us 'kick up' family outreach to new heights!

Every contribution, no matter the size, makes a difference.  Please join the team to hep make an impact, one family at a time. 

We are a non profit 501 (c) 3 organization so 100% of your contribution will be tax deductible!

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The contents of this website were developed under grants from the U.S. Department of Education Project Grant H328M140021; Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Grant H84MC07994, Family to Family Health Information Center, $90,030 and approximately 5% financed with non-governmental resources. The contents should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by US Department of Education, HRSA, HHS or the Federal Government.