A huge, untapped workforce is waiting.

Chances are, you know someone with a disability. And chances are, that person wants to work. 
‘Ability for Hire’ is about changing perceptions. It’s about seeing the ability in a person instead of the disability. When you do, the possibilities are endless. Share this message with someone you know today.


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Kimberly Ludwig

Business Specialist - South Dakota Vocational Rehabilitation
Email: kimberly.ludwig@state.sd.us
Phone: (605) 626-2398
Toll Free: (800) 439-3417
Fax: (605) 626-3089

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  • Higher Retention Rates
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2019 Governor’s Awards Ceremony and Reception Schedule

October 30, 2019

Governor Kristi Noem will recognize individuals and employers for their contributions to the rehabilitation and employment of South Dakotans with disabilities at the 2019 Governor's Awards ceremony on Nov. 4. The event will be held at the Capitol Rotunda inside the South Dakota State Capitol Building located at 500 E. Capitol Ave. in Pierre starting at 10 a.m. CDT. A reception will follow at the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center located at 210 Verendrye Dr. in Ft. Pierre.

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Business Specialist Column (Service Animals)

August 28, 2019

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of service animals? Maybe you immediately think of a cat, dog, or another animal that you may see when you are out and about in public, or shopping at a local retail store, or attending a work-related training in your community.

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