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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.) –…