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   Empowering A Future 2017

Furman University
March 10, 2017
9:00 am – 4:15pm
Registration Fee: $50 (includes lunch)

Empowering a Future Conference Agenda | Registration

Empowering a Future is a full day of continuing education for transition specialists, guidance counselors, educators, rehabilitation counselors, and any other professionals supporting young adults with disabilities as they prepare for success in employment, independent living, and further education. Certificate of Completion will be available upon request.

Vendor Fair Participants include:

  • Able South Carolina
  • Arc of South Carolina
  • CarolinaLIFE
  • ClemsonLIFE
  • Family Connection of South Carolina
  • Protection & Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc.
  • Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital
  • SC Assistive Technology Program
  • SC Autism Society
  • SC Department of Disabilities & Special Needs
  • SC Developmental Disabilities Council
  • SC Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Walton Options for Independent Living


A block of rooms have been reserved at the Hampton Inn – Travelers Rest for a group rate of $105 per night plus tax.  In order to received this group rate, rooms must be booked by February 17, 2017.  Please call 864-834-5550 and tell them you are with the Transition Conference to receive this discounted rate.  Additional accessible rooms may be available at the Best Western – Travelers Rest at a rate of $79 per night.  You can reach this hotel at 864-834-7040.

Empowering a Future 2017 is made possible through support from Able South Carolina, Transition Alliance of South Carolina, SC Department of Education, Family Connection of SC, Protection & Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc.

For more information on Empowering a  Future, please contact Charlie Walters by phone at 803-779-5121, ext. 133 or email at cwalters@able-sc.org.