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SD DOH Offering Disability Awareness Training


Niagara University Disability Awareness Training has received funding from the South Dakota Department of Health to educate anyone involved in emergency planning, preparedness, response, and recovery as it pertains to individuals with disabilities and access and functional needs. NU has tailored a presentation that identifies the responsibilities of both emergency management personnel and disability advocates during an emergency. This program will introduce the four modules necessary for proper response that include Disability Awareness Training, the Americans with Disabilities Act specific to Emergency management, emergency plan content, and Inclusive Planning and Active Participation. 

Training will be held at the following locations (click the dates for registration information)

Aberdeen May 16th and 17th, 2022

Sioux Falls May 18th and 19th, 2022


Link to full course description


For additional questions, please contact 

Rick Forkel