As a Youth Transition Specialist, Ryan works with youth with disabilities individually and in schools across the state where he assists them in building independent living, self-advocacy, and work readiness skills. During his time in the Master of Social Work program at the University of South Carolina, Ryan spent a year as an intern with Able South Carolina. Following his graduation in May 2019, he jumped at the opportunity to return as a full time employee.

Ryan is from Northern Ireland, and has lived in the United States since 2016. In his spare time he can be found anywhere outdoors with his wife, Kristen, and Golden Retriever, Nollie.

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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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