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.
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.
Before the flames rose over South Carolina’s Capital City early Saturday morning, the Babcock Building with its garnet cupola stood in polarity —a notable part of Columbia’s skyline but for some a traumatic reminder of historic abuse and neglect.
In South Carolina, thousands of people with disabilities can work a job and only make a fraction of the minimum wage.
The 302,383 households who received SNAP benefits in June now have a new place to spend the benefits.
As schools make preparations for the fall, one organization is expressing concerns about the governor’s recommendation to reopen schools.
This article originally appeared in ABC Columbia. Able SC, the non profit organization that is committed to helping those living with disabilities continue do so as independently as possible. As…
During this time, people with disabilities like myself have been shown, time and again, that we are not being considered or included in respect, relief and support. That our lives are expendable—an unfortunate but necessary loss.
While person-to-person contact and social distancing are currently the norm, one nonprofit serving people with disabilities has not stopped providing regular services to their clients.
For parents of South Carolina children with disabilities, the transition to at-home learning can be mentally, physically and emotionally taxing.