In honor of the 31st anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act today (July 26), join us in urging our legislators to protect the rights of South Carolinians with disabilities.
In 1999, the US Supreme Court declared that the unjustified segregation of people with disabilities counts as discrimination, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
We are frustrated to hear of the use of handcuffs on a Black elementary school girl with a disability in South Carolina. While we understand that the administrators were concerned…
A joint resolution filed at the SC Statehouse on Tuesday aims to end subminimum wage for people with disabilities in South Carolina.
On Monday morning, we joined AARP South Carolina and several other organizations across the state for a press conference, urging SC DHEC and government officials to prioritize high-risk populations, such as people with disabilities and medical conditions, and older adults, in COVID-19 vaccination plans.
Able SC opposes guardianship for people with disabilities and supports the use of less restrictive alternative options.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has impacted the workforce for many people across the U.S. but data shows workers with disabilities were impacted at a higher rate.
Six disability advocacy groups have reached out to Gov. Henry McMaster urging him to enact protective measures as COVID-19 affects long-term care facilities across South Carolina.
Late one June night, after taking the garbage to the trash bin, as he often liked to do, a young man living at a home for people with disabilities in Clinton missed his family and decided to start walking home.
Voters with disabilities want their voices heard and that's not always easy. One Horry County voter with a disability said there's a lot riding on this upcoming election for those in her community.