As a Youth Transition Specialist, Olivia works with youth with disabilities individually and in schools across the state where she assists them in building independent living, self-advocacy, and work readiness skills.

Prior to joining Able SC, Olivia worked as a special education teacher for six years in both middle and high school settings. She has worked with students of various backgrounds and disabilities. Olivia has a bachelor’s degree in Special Education from Western Carolina University and a master’s degree in Secondary Special Education and Transition from the University of Kansas.

In her free time, Olivia enjoys spending time with her husband Andrew and daughter Sophie, being outside in any capacity, walking, hot yoga, exercise classes, spending time with friends, and making sourdough bread.

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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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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