November 29, Give to Able SC for Giving Tuesday!

You can be a part of Able South Carolina’s Story Able SC: Equips people with disabilities with the tools to foster pride and direct their own lives; Educates the community…

Able South Carolina selected to provide expertise to Armenia and Assist with development of Armenian Independent Living Service

Able SC CEO, Kimberly Tissot, delegate and Independent Living Expert YEREVAN, ARMENIA (Nov. 16, 2022) – Able South Carolina (Able SC) is represented by CEO and President, Kimberly Tissot, selected…

Able SC is going to the White House!

The White House is hosting a Summit on COVID-19 Equity and What Works Showcase next week to highlight interventions and approaches that have moved the needle on equitable COVID-19 outcomes,…

The Life and Legacy of Lois Curtis

We regretfully share the news of the death of a Black disabled icon, Lois Curtis. Lois was the lead plaintiff in Olmstead v. Lois Curtis, the monumental Supreme Court Case…

The epidemic of deaths in police custody is infecting South Carolina

STATEMENT Trigger Warning: Unexplained death in police custody, fear The epidemic of deaths in police custody is infecting South Carolina  “People are being treated unjustly because of mental illness. For…

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…