Death of Louise Ravenel

October 18, 2023

It is with great sadness that DRSC shares the news of the death of one of our founders and our first Executive Director, Louise Ravenel. In 1959, after the birth of her son, William, with Down syndrome, Louise became committed…

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Emergency Planning Tips

August 29, 2023

Get Informed Know what disasters could affect your area, which ones could call for an evacuation and when to shelter in place. Keep a NOAA Weather Radio tuned to your local emergency station and monitor TV and radio. Follow mobile alerts and warnings about severe weather in your area….

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Community Feedback Survey

June 8, 2023

What is Disability Rights South Carolina? Disability Rights South Carolina (DRSC) is a statewide nonprofit serving as the protection and advocacy system (P&A) for South Carolina. P&As are the only legally based advocacy organization established by Congress to protect the…

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The End of Subminimum Wage in SC

February 9, 2023

This week our Executive Director, Beth Franco, was excited to attend the ceremonial signing of bill s.533, the Joint Resolution that is bringing subminimum wage in SC to an end. Since 1938, employers have been allowed to pay people with…

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