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Exploring accommodations for disabilities in South Dakota

On today's show...

SDPB's Lee Strubinger brings us a conversation he had with Lara Roetzel, prosecutor on the Mitchell Legion Baseball sexual assault case. This story contains references to violence and sexual assault.

As the Mitchell case shows, sexual assault and abuse can happen to anyone. Kelly Wharton joins the show to explain how parents can talk about this case with their kids and what to do if they believe their child is a victim.

Wharton is a certified nurse practitioner at Child's Voice, a Children's Advocacy Center at Sanford Health.

Megan Johnson from the Rapid City Regional Airport talks about what sunflowers have to do with disabilities. The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower program recognizes and supports travelers who may need extra accommodations.

Then we'll dive into workplace accommodations. In a company, everyone works as a team. If you have a disability or your co-worker has a disability, what can be done to accommodate that? How can we create more accessible workplaces in South Dakota?

Cole Uecker, executive director of Disability Rights South Dakota, has some suggestions.

SDPB's C.J. Keene brings us a look at how peak tourism seasons impact county resources.

Plus, Moses Idris of Kobabala Farda Kunamasi previews the African Music Day at Levitt at the Falls. He discusses how music can bring people together.

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Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Ellen Koester is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.
Ari Jungemann is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.