Dakota Alternative for Severely Handicapped (DASH)

DAH signingProgram Focus
DASH focuses on communication, social, motor and daily living skills as well as functional academics.


Support Services

  • Specialized services are available to meet the individual education needs of each learner.  

  • Related service teachers and therapists provide expertise.  

  • Working under the direction of an Intermediate School District 917 licensed school nurse, a health associate (RN or LPN) is employed in each classroom.


Disabilities Served

  • Developmental Cognitive Disabilities and other disabling conditions which require nursing care during the school day


Ages Served

  • 3-21 years old


Current Locations

  • Christa McAuliffe Elementary

  • Hastings Middle School

  • Hastings High School

  • Henry Sibley High School

  • Lakeville North High School


Supervisor and Contact Information

Don Budach
Phone: 651-423-8426
Email:
don.budach@isd917.k12.mn.us