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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Subminimum Wage FAQs

Recently, we announced a new SC Statehouse bill that would end subminimum wage for people with disabilities. Since a lot of people don’t even know that subminimum wage legally exists, we wanted to share some basic info about it on this FAQ page.

Statehouse bill introduced to end subminimum wage for people with disabilities

A joint resolution filed at the SC Statehouse on Tuesday aims to end subminimum wage for people with disabilities in South Carolina.