Heather received her Master of Social Work from the University of South Carolina in 2019. During her graduate education, she focused generally on societies, communities, and economic development, with a particular focus on policy and advocacy. Heather is dedicated to making large scale systems change for underserved and marginalized populations.

Heather’s journey at Able SC began with a social work internship in the fall of 2018. Serving as the Violence Prevention & Survivor Services Coordinator since spring 2019, Heather provides community training and support to individuals with disabilities who are survivors of sexual assault and/or domestic violence, serves as the liaison with the Department of Justice and local agencies focused on domestic and sexual abuse, and collaborates with community partners and stakeholders.

In her free time, Heather enjoys hanging out with her boyfriend (Andrew) and her dogs (Jack & Tito), reading, baking, watching TV, and relaxing with friends.

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The burning of the Babcock from the perspective of people with disabilities

For decades, the Babcock building has served as a painful reminder of the ways that people with psychiatric, intellectual and developmental disabilities were abused, neglected, and segregated from society.

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Hire Me SC to coincide with disability employment awareness month

Employers and human resource professionals in South Carolina can take the next step in building a hiring plan inclusive of individuals with disabilities at the Hire Me SC Employer Summit on Oct. 7, 2020.

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Events

Oct 01

Equip Hangout

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2020 Employer Summit Karl at the cash register at Riverbanks Zoo
Oct 07

2020 Employer Summit

October 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm