Derrick Means is an EQUIP Leader with cerebral palsy. He has never let what people tell him that he “can’t” do. He graduated from USC Upstate in 2012 and since graduating has been working a full-time job. He currently works in the Media Center at Spartanburg High School. He believes that people with disabilities can do anything they set their minds to if they have the self-advocacy and disability pride skills needed to make their dreams a reality. In his free time when he is not working, he is very involved with the Miracle League of Union County, both as a player and a coach.

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The COMET and Able SC debut two new mobility programs for seniors and people with disabilities

The Volunteer Transportation Reimbursement Program (V-TRIP)​ and Taxi Voucher Pick Up Program (PUP) were developed through a partnership with Able SC. Eligibility for both programs is available for people who are 65 and older and those with disabilities living outside The COMET service area but in the Columbia Urbanized Area.

When are people with disabilities in SC getting the COVID vaccine?

Understandably, the question on everyone’s mind right now is: When can I get the COVID-19 vaccine? This post will attempt to break down who is included in which phases of the vaccine as clearly as possible, with you–the disability community–in mind.