Independent Living For All

We offer a range of training activities and curriculum for daily life skills, safety and well-being, and financial stability, all customized to meet individuals needs. Independent Living Specialists work one-on-one to create individual goals for independence and road maps for achieving them. Some examples include:

  • Self-determination and advocacy
  • Communication skills
  • Employment
  • Household management
  • Budgeting
  • Parenting with a disability
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Voting
  • Goal-Setting
  • Organization
  • Housing Search
  • Adapting to your home
  • Sexuality
  • And more!

Our Independent Living Services are available to persons with disabilities in the following counties in the Midlands and Upstate: Abbeville, Anderson, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chester, Clarendon, Fairfield, Greenville, Greenwood, Kershaw, Laurens, Lee, Lexington, Newberry, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Saluda, Spartanburg, Sumter, Union, and York. However, many of our programs are statewide.

If you are interested in receiving independent living services, call us at 803.779.5121 or email us at info@able-sc.org.

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Disability rights groups and parents of children with disabilities filed a federal lawsuit today challenging a South Carolina law that bans school districts from imposing mask mandates in schools. The parents and disability rights groups represent students whose disability, including underlying health conditions, makes them particularly susceptible to severe illness from COVID-19, and argue that the ban on mask mandates effectively excludes these students from public schools, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act.

Celebrating 31 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

In honor of the 31st anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act today (July 26), join us in urging our legislators to protect the rights of South Carolinians with disabilities.