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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DRSC February Newsletter

February 25, 2021

Vaccination Priority for People with Disabilities On February 19, 2021 Disability Rights South Carolina (DRSC) as well as multiple other agencies, sent a letter to Governor McMaster as well as to the Department of Health and Environmental Concerns about the…

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Community Feedback Survey

February 11, 2021

We Need Your Feedback 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…

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January Newsletter

February 4, 2021

New Special Education Webinar “Navigating Special Education in South Carolina Public Schools During Covid-19. Resources and Answers to Common Questions.” is a webinar created as part of an effort to help families and students receiving special education services during this…

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DRSC Annual Report FY19-20

January 15, 2021

Annual Report FY 2019-2020 We protect and advance the legal, civil, and human rights of people with disabilities in South Carolina Covid-19 Emergent Needs Due to the pandemic our staff quickly changed course this year to keep up with the…

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