Our core services

Information and Referral

Valuable community resources and guidance are provided by our helpful training team members

Peer Mentoring Services

Focused on the attainment of the highest level of independent living


Educational workshops, Divergence (ramp program), Nursing Home move to community-base

Independent Living Skills Training

Goal oriented, one on one training geared toward skills that promote independent living

Advocacy Training

Individual and Systems

Be a part of our community

LIT Movie Night (Mar 7 – 2020)

Transition Fair (Feb 22 -2020)

Boeing DreamLearners Experience

CLA August 12 mission group

Project Search in North Charleston at Embassy Suites


Advocacy Day 2019

Additional Services

Building Me Workshop Series

Training programs with disabilities to fully develop skills and disabilities that will maximize their individual level of independence

ADA Assessment

Retail, hospitality and business spaces


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    Public notice

    The South Carolina Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Statewide Transition Plan is going through a public comment period for revisions to the document to seek “final approval” status from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The comment period is Aug. 12-Sept. 13, 2019. A webinar and three regional public meetings will be held to review the changes made to the plan, which outlines how South Carolina will meet the new standards for waiver services (specifically where services are…

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The Sensory Garden will be a community alcove of sound, scents, texture and beauty, providing new experience and discovery to people with disabilities. This will be a significant addition to AccessAbility, a Center for Independent Living, that will incorporate sensory and brain stimulation in a safe and accessible outdoor setting. It will provide learning experiences and social engagement through the use of interactive musical installations and garden programming.

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Meet our team

Julia Barrett-Martinelli

Number of Years: 4 years
Title: Advocate / Executive Director

Kurtis Whitehead

Number of Years: 3 years
Title: Advocate / Assistant Director 🐿️

Jason Torres

Number of Years: 3 years
Title: Advocate / Lead Facilitator

Molly Johnson

Title: Advocate / Digital Marketing Director

Elizabeth Blume

Number of Years:  6 months
Title: Advocate / Independent Living Specialist Supervisor

Tony Holmes

Title: Advocate / Emergency Coordinator

Hunter Schoen

Number of Years: 0
Title: Advocate / Assistant

Naji Capers

Number of Years: 6 months
Title: Advocate / Media and Technology