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Medicaid Waiver Public Notices

August 20, 2021

South Carolina Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Statewide Transition Plan public comment period During this period, South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services wants your feedback for the following: -SCDHHS is submitting a list of setting in the South…

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DRSC Service Spotlight: Assistive Technology

July 29, 2021

The Protection and Advocacy for Assistive Technology (PAAT) program was created to allow Protection and Advocacy Systems across the country to assist individuals with disabilities in receiving, using, or maintaining assistive technology devices or assistive technology services through case management, legal representation and self-advocacy training. DRSC can help: Provide…

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Turns 31!

July 29, 2021

This month we celebrate the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This important civil rights law prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places…

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DRSC Pride Month Statement

June 8, 2021

As we celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month, Disability Rights South Carolina (DRSC) wants members of our community to know that we recognize that people with disabilities face additional challenges when that person identifies with other groups or communities based on their…

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Statement on the Death of Mr. Jamal Sutherland

May 18, 2021

Disability Rights South Carolina (DRSC), the protection and advocacy system for the state, is deeply saddened over the death of Mr. Jamal Sutherland and concerned about how people with mental illness are treated in South Carolina.  Mr. Sutherland was arrested…

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Opportunity to provide feedback to OSES

May 11, 2021

The South Carolina Office of Special Education Services (OSES) is developing its new State Performance Plan (SPP). This SPP is a set of goals that the State will work toward over the next  6 years. The state is currently taking…

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Midlands Gives

April 23, 2021

Double Your Donation! If you donate to Disability Rights South Carolina during Midlands Gives, your gift will be doubled! Click here to donate now For two years in a row we have had to cancel the annual gala due to…

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