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Deadline nears for Partners in Policymaking

Partners in Policymaking is a leadership training program for self-advocates and parents of children with disabilities.

It provides state-of-the-art knowledge about disability issues and builds the competencies necessary to become advocates who can effectively influence system change.

South Dakota Advocacy Services is currently seeking applications from interested people who have disabilities or who are parents of children with disabilities to participate in Partners in Policymaking.

Applications and more information can be obtained by contacting Sandy Stocklin Hook, SDAS, 221 S. Central Ave., Pierre, SD 57501, or by calling 1-800-658-4782. The deadline is Sept. 20.

Applications are also available on the SDAS Website at or by email to