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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Able South Carolina changing culture of disability employment, one individual at a time

Article originally published in The State. Seven out of 10 South Carolinians with disabilities are unemployed, making our state’s unemployment rate for individuals with disabilities one of the highest in…

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Finding Jobs for the Disabled

Full interview first appeared on South Carolina Public Radio. Despite the workforce shortages we continue to hear about across a variety of industries, our next guest says that there are…

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Meet The State’s newest 20 under 40 in the Midlands. Do you know any of them?

This article first appeared in The State. For 15 years, The State has annually honored 20 young people who are making a difference in the Midlands. I’m a bit biased,…

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Local nonprofits collaborate to improve services for sexual assault survivors with disabilities

This article first appeared in Midlands Anchor. Able South Carolina announced their partnership with Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands and YWCA Upper Lowlands for a three-year Cooperative Agreement with…

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Governor Proclaims Advocacy Day for Access & Independence

This article first appeared in Midlands Anchor. Governor McMaster signed a proclamation declaring April 26, 2017 Advocacy Day for Access & Independence. By signing the proclamation, Governor McMaster “encourages all…

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Our biggest disability is stigma

This article first appeared in The State. At 21 years old and holding my dual bachelor’s degree in English and secondary education, I was filled with enthusiasm for joining the…

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