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April 2024 Newsletter

Parkinson’s Awareness Month by EDR Board Member Joel Sylvester My father was diagnosed at a very young age at 40 years old with Parkinson’s. He still had the same knowledge, had the same passion, all

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Hello, everybody. My name is Joel Sylvester. I am on the Employment Disability Resources Board and have been for several years. I am one of the owners at Five Star Call Centers and have worked with a variety of different people with a variety of different disabilities over the last 25 years.

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March 2024 Newsletter

Business Spotlight- The Effortless Bow The Effortless Bow is an inclusive studio that employs adults with intellectual disabilities including autism and Down Syndrome. They make and sell bows in an environment where everyone feels supported.

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Parker Hanson: My Story

My name is Parker Hanson and I am a board member for Employment Disability Resources. A fun fact about me, I was born without my left hand and overcame my disability to play professional baseball.

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February 2024 Newsletter

Rare Disease Day Thursday, February 29 is Rare Disease Day. It is a day to raise awareness of the 300 million people with Rare Diseases. They are your friends, neighbors, customers, and employees. Please see the invitation

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Board Member April Schulte

Hi everyone, my name is April Schulte and I am the manager of the South Dakota Rehab Center for the Blind which is located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. And so we are under the

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February is Low Vision Awareness Month

Hi everyone, my name is April Schulte and I am the manager of the South Dakota Rehab Center for the Blind which is located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. And so we are under the Department of Human Services under the Division of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired. And so our goal is to help people to learn independent living skills in order to keep them independent in their home, community, workplace, whatever that may be and we also help them to get back to work.

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