Able SC conducting workshop on hiring people with disabilities

This article originally appeared in SC Biz News. Non-profit Able SC plans to teach Spartanburg employers how to harness the potential of one of South Carolina’s largely untapped talent pools: people with…

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Prefiled legislation to provide employment opportunities for people with disabilities

COLUMBIA, SC (Dec. 12, 2019) – A bill prefiled on Wednesday by Able South Carolina, Rep. Neal Collins and Rep. Mandy Powers Norrell aims to create more employment opportunities for…

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Tragic death of man with psychiatric disabilities by improperly trained staff

This weekend, The State reported that William Avant, a man with psychiatric disabilities, was tragically suffocated to death by mental health staffers who restrained him. At Able South Carolina we are appalled…

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Mayor Benjamin Honors Able South Carolina with Proclamation for 25th Anniversary

Columbia, S.C. (March 6, 2019) – On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, City of Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin honored Able South Carolina (Able SC) — a nonprofit focused on empowering individuals…

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Able SC Partners with SC Appleseed Legal Justice Center.

This article was originally published on SC Justice. To Residents of Allen Benedict Court: We know that recent events at Allen Benedict have made things difficult for residents. Able South Carolina and…

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SC Gubernatorial Candidates DisabilityRelated Policy Questions and Answers

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law 28 years ago. Among many protections, the ADA requires that state agencies designate at least one employee to be responsible…

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Able SC Files Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

Able SC Files Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against Office of the Treasurer Nonprofit Focused on Empowering Individuals with Disabilities Aims to Avoid Confusion with “SC Able” Savings Program (COLUMBIA, S.C.) –…

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Able South Carolina Launches Statewide Campaign to Change the Culture of Disability Employment

This release was originally published on the GSA Business Report. Multi-Year “Hire Me SC” Campaign Empowers All to Focus on Talents of Individuals with Disabilities. Sept. 26, 2018 (GREENVILLE, S.C.)…

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Tragic drowning of women with psychiatric disabilities

The news is reporting that a Horry County Sheriff’s Office van was swept away by flood waters in Marion County Tuesday night, resulting in the drowning of two females with…

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28th Anniversary of the ADA Celebrated with Questions for SC Gubernatorial Candidates

Columbia, SC (July 25) – 28 years ago, on July 26, 1990, millions of Americans with disabilities celebrated the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), in a way—their…

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