Protection & Advocacy
We protect and advance the legal, civil and human rights of people with disabilities in South Carolina
Disability Rights South Carolina and the South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health Release New Olmstead Report and Recommendations
Opportunities for SC to Strengthen Home and Community-Based Services for People with Disabilities.
The report includes the history behind the 1999 Olmstead ruling, how it’s affecting South Carolinians today and the opportunities for state and local entities to plan and collaborate to improve the lives of people with disabilities across the state.
We are here for you.
Serving people, creating change.
We provide resources and help callers understand and advocate for their disability rights.
Education & Outreach
Our staff provides training, education and outreach around the state on disability rights.
Monitoring & Investigations
We monitor and investigate institutions and community facilities that serve people with disabilities.
We provide assistance to people with disabilities whose rights are violated or who have been denied a service because of their disability
We work to improve laws, regulations, policies, or practices to prevent abuse or neglect of individuals with disabilities, and to enable individuals with disabilities to gain greater independence and full inclusion in the community and the workplace.
How We Can Help
As the legal advocacy organization in South Carolina that represents the rights of individuals with disabilities, we can serve individuals and families in a number of ways. These are some examples of the areas we focus on.
- Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation
- Employment Opportunities
- Healthcare & Social Security
- Assistive Technology
- Education Access
- Community Integration
- Voter Participation
We are in South Carolina, and we’re part of a national network authorized by Congress to advance the rights of people with disabilities through legal services, public policies, training, and monitoring. We welcome opportunities to work with like-minded organizations, legal professionals, and other groups.Get Involved
Your donations are critical to our ability to protect and advance the rights of people with disabilities.Donate