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Statewide Needs Assessment

AccessAbility fans, we need to hear from you! Your voice is important to us. Please take some time to fill out this needs assessment, What areas are impacting your independence? Posted by AccessAbility on Wednesday, December 30, 2015

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Emergency Preparedness Webinar

Preparation is an important element to living an independent life. Join the conversation on January 26, 2016 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. You can participate via webinar at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/268644221 , via phone Dial +1 (571) 317-3122 Access Code: 268-644-221 Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting Meeting ID: 268-644-221 or participate at one of the sites below. Available sites in our Access Area: Charleston County Disability and Special Needs Board: 995 Morrison Drive, Charleston, SC 29413 Berkeley/Dorchester County Vocational…

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What Are The Young People Saying?

Attend a first of it’s kind Transition Night hosted by AccessAbility, Berkeley County Schools, and Vocational Rehabilitation. Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm at Cane Bay HS 1624 State Rd., Summerville, SC 29483. Gather information and ask questions of local agency representatives about their transition services, Where to go and how to access these services. Hear first hand accounts from individuals who have made the leap to post secondary outcomes. Learn about their successes, struggles, and any support networks they used in these endeavors.

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What’s Going on at The Department of Justice?

New Webpage for U.S. Department of Justice The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has added a new webpage to ADA.gov. The webpage, entitled Fighting Discrimination in Employment Under the ADA, highlights DOJ’s work to promote equal opportunity in employment for people with disabilities. The page also provides resources on how to file a complaint of employment discrimination, the employment requirements under the ADA, and links to settlement agreements and government initiatives designed to improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities.…

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