ADA 32- Celebrating 32 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act with a Call to Action!

An Overlooked Perspective: The Implications of Roe v. Wade Being Overturned for People with Disabilities 

Plain Language Version of our Statement: A version of our statement is available in plain language. It was created to help everyone in our disability community understand our position. An…

Plain Language Version of Able SC Statement on Abortion and the end of Roe v. Wade

PLAIN LANGUAGE VERSION Our view: What Roe versus Wade ending means for People with Disabilities  As people with disabilities, Able SC is worried about the Supreme Court’s decision to end…

Stop Blaming Gun Violence on Mental Illness

Stop Blaming Gun Violence on Mental Illness​: Able South Carolina is devastated over the recent shootings reported nationwide. In our own state, we have lost many to gun violence, including…

South Carolina becomes third in the southeast to end subminimum wage, new law also promotes disability inclusion in the workforce

On May 23, 2022 (S.533), a bill to end subminimum wage in South Carolina, was signed into law by Governor Henry McMaster following years of grassroots advocacy. South Carolina has…

South Carolina Must Abolish ‘Subminimum’ Wage

The federal minimum wage is a hot topic of discussion in the offices of political leaders and at family dinner tables. Yet the wage gap doesn’t start at $7.25 an…

2022 Employment Bills

UPDATE: As of May 2022 both The Employment First Initiative Act and the bill to end subminimum wage were combined and signed into law! We are celebrating in SC! Employment…

FundAble: Fueling Our Future COVID-19 Health and Safety Policy

FundAble: Fueling Our Future COVID-19 Health and Safety Policy PURPOSE: The health and safety of our attendees, staff, and contracted support during the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic is of the highest…

Ableism and why #MyDisabledLifeisWorthy

Ableism and why #MyDisabledLifeisWorthy Ableism: the discrimination of and social prejudice against people with disabilities based on the belief that typical abilities are superior. E.g. Accessliving.org ‘Ableism 101.’  As year…

Able SC and ILRU announce NEW expansion of the Disability Vaccine Access Opportunities Center (DVAO Center)

January 10, 2022- Kimberly Tissot of Able South Carolina and Richard Petty of ILRU in Houston announced today the Disability Vaccine Access Opportunities Center (DVAO Center) is expanding the Disability…