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Hurricane Florence Prep

While Hurricane Florence is making its way toward Coastal South Carolina and North Carolina, SC residents need to look ahead to ensure their safety before the storm gets to us. It is important for persons with disabilities who may require specific support, resources, or additional time to get to a safe location. Remember! to bring any medications or durable medical equipment you require with you to your shelter locations. Shelters may not be equipped for your specific needs. We will continue…

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Getting Ready For Hurricane Irma

  Getting Ready For Hurricane Irma.  It’s time to ready the ship, If you haven’t looked at your emergency plan yet, It’s never too late. We will be updating our facebook page as news and shelter information becomes available. Please follow the links below for more information on preparing yourself for an emergency event. www.ready.gov – Functional Needs Planning www.Fema.gov – Emergency Checklist Heading to an Emergency Shelter? Here is a tool to help you communicate your needs to shelter…

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Calling All Leaders! – YLF Conference 2017

YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE We are now accepting applications for SC Youth Leadership Forum (SCYLF)! South Carolina Youth Leadership Forum (SCYLF) is a unique 4 day overnight summer leadership experience that empowers leadership and self-advocacy skills for young adults with disabilities. SCYLF also enhances the personal, academic and career potential for young adults with disabilities through leadership activities and experiences with peers, mentors, lawmakers, and successful role models with disabilities. The South Carolina Youth Leadership Forum (SCYLF) is open to young adults…

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Breaking news! S.C. awarded another Lifespan Respite Grant!

Respite Review  Breaking news!  S.C. awarded another Lifespan Respite Grant! Today the Administration on Aging in Washington, D.C. awarded South Carolina its 4th Lifespan Respite Grant to continue building a system of respite for ALL ages.  It is an indication that South Carolina is leading the nation in its planning and advances in the area of respite.  The grant will be administered by the Lt. Governor’s Office on Aging, but it is for all age groups. The Respite Coalition is…

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