South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

General Information

South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
423 17th Ave SE
Aberdeen, SD 57401
605-626-2580
https://sdsbvi.org/

Brief Description

Preparing students to step forward with confidence
and a vision of lifetime success:

The South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (SDSBVI) has been designated by state law to provide a variety of services to meet the individual needs of students in South Dakota who are visually impaired, blind, or deaf-blind.

As a part of the state’s educational system, the school does not charge for tuition, room, and board or fees for any services provided by the school or staff, including educational assessments.

We encourage you to tour the school or talk with us about our services.

Staff

Trefz Kaiser, Superintendent, daniel.trefz@sdsbvi.northern.edu, 605 626 2580

Dawn LaMee, Liaison for Services, dawn.lamee@sdsbvi.northern.edu, 605 626 2580

Janel Ludwig, Student Services Director, janel.ludwig@sdsbvi.northern.edu, 605 626 2580

Sheila Hansen, Director of Human Resources, Sheila.Hansen@sdsbvi.northern.edu, 605 626 2580

Services Offered

  • Professional Training
    • Provides internship/field placement, low vision, orientation and mobility, special education and offers regular in-service training programs, open to enrollment from other agencies.