Hire Me SC to hold remote workforce training for employers

Hire Me SC, a part of Able SC, is an organization advocating for people with disabilities in the workforce and they’re holding several events during the COVID 19 pandemic to assist with the changing work atmosphere.

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Advocates worry about SC workers with disabilities as jobless rates rise during pandemic

South Carolina advocates for people living with disabilities want to make sure that the community isn’t forgotten during a time when unemployment is rising due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Able SC partners with SC Dept. of Education to give free online programs for K-12 students with disabilities

Able South Carolina announced Thursday that they are partnering with the South Carolina Department of Education to give virtual programming for students with disabilities across the state.

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Barbara Stone Foundation Names 2020 Mini Grant Recipient

This article originally appeared in The Greenville Journal. The Barbara Stone Foundation recently awarded its 2020 mini grants to a group of nonprofits committed to helping individuals with disabilities through…

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At-home learning presents new challenges for children with disabilities

This article originally appeared on WLTX. At-home learning can be challenging, especially for families who have students with disabilities. Candice Shaffer’s son Lonny is autistic. “He cannot speak verbally and…

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United States Attorney’s Office Supports Advocacy Day for Access and Independence

This article originally appeared in States Top Leading News. United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr., announced today that in its continued efforts to support the commitments in the Americans with…

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Annual disability advocacy event moves from SC Statehouse steps to online amid coronavirus

This article originally appeared in The Post and Courier. The seventh annual Advocacy Day for Access and Independence in South Carolina turned into a virtual rally as advocates live-streamed their…

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Governor Henry McMaster Proclaims as Advocacy Day for Access & Independence

Columbia, S.C. (March 28, 2019) – On April 4, disability advocates from across South Carolina will gather at the State House to unlock barriers to employment, transportation, and public access.…

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Able SC releases program for students with disabilities amid outbreak

This article originally appeared in WIS News 10. Able SC has released a new program that allows students with disabilities to connect with one another and learn practical life skills…

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Transition Conference to Support Youth with Disabilities in South Carolina Brings in National Speakers

Columbia, SC (March 12) – Able South Carolina’s annual transition conferences, Empowering A Future and Mapping Your Future, will be held on Friday March 15 and Saturday March 16 at…

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Events

Oct 01

Equip Hangout

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2020 Employer Summit Karl at the cash register at Riverbanks Zoo
Oct 07

2020 Employer Summit

October 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm