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.
In 1999, the US Supreme Court declared that the unjustified segregation of people with disabilities counts as discrimination, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
We are frustrated to hear of the use of handcuffs on a Black elementary school girl with a disability in South Carolina. While we understand that the administrators were concerned…
What would help you feel safer and more prepared during a natural disaster? If you are a person with a disability, please join us to share about any experiences or barriers you may have faced during a natural disaster. These could be issues such as communication, shelter, transportation, or others.
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.
A joint resolution filed at the SC Statehouse on Tuesday aims to end subminimum wage for people with disabilities in South Carolina.
On Monday morning, we joined AARP South Carolina and several other organizations across the state for a press conference, urging SC DHEC and government officials to prioritize high-risk populations, such as people with disabilities and medical conditions, and older adults, in COVID-19 vaccination plans.
The Volunteer Transportation Reimbursement Program (V-TRIP) and Taxi Voucher Pick Up Program (PUP) were developed through a partnership with Able SC. Eligibility for both programs is available for people who are 65 and older and those with disabilities living outside The COMET service area but in the Columbia Urbanized Area.
While some of us may love the colder months, winter weather can bring safety dangers for all people, including people with disabilities.
Able SC opposes guardianship for people with disabilities and supports the use of less restrictive alternative options.