DHEC Homebound Vaccination Program

February 3, 2022

DHEC has launched a Homebound Vaccination Program to all 46 counties of South Carolina Providers: RRT & LTS One caregiver per provider is also eligible to receive a vaccine. CALL: 1-866-365-8110 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday – Friday Residents…

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50th Anniversary of the Willowbrook Expose

January 24, 2022

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Willowbrook expose, a very important part of the disability rights movement.  In 1972 Geraldo Rivera, a reporter, did an exposé called Willowbrook: The Last Disgrace, on the conditions at Willowbrook State School which was…

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Barrier Free Vaccine Clinic

January 20, 2022

People with disabilities, their families, and direct service providers need access to vaccination! Your transportation cost will be reimbursed, you will receive a $15 gift card, and be entered to win a $100 gift card, just for protecting your community…

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SC Disability Vaccine Access Network

December 7, 2021

People with disabilities are considered a high-risk group for severe sickness and death caused by COVID-19. Since one in three South Carolinians has a disability, the lack of access to healthcare is the biggest barrier people with disabilities face when…

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Disability Rights South Carolina Statement on Report about Serious Abuse at Congregate Settings for Youth with Disabilities

October 22, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Maggie Knowles, [email protected] Columbia, SC– On October 14th, the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) released a new report that revealed widespread abuse and neglect at for-profit youth residential treatment facilities in 18 states. The report Desperation without Dignity, examines the history of the for-profit residential treatment industry,…

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Engage in Democracy: York County Candidate Forums

September 27, 2021

Presented virtually by Disability Rights South Carolina and the League of Woman Voters of York County with American Sign Language (ASL) and Live Captioning. Rock Hill Mayor October 5, 2021 7:00-8:30 pm Zoom Link  Tega City Town Council October, 12,…

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