Lexington - Disability Benefits & Employment Workshop
Aug
27
1:30 PM13:30

Lexington - Disability Benefits & Employment Workshop

Who Should Attend: Individuals with Disabilities, Families, Service Providers, Educators

Register for this FREE training to learn about the myths around working while receiving benefits and to connect with local organization that can help you in your job search.

ALL attendees must register in order to ensure we have enough materials available for everyone.

[image: Photo of a sign that says “Welcome to West Columbia. Lexington County, SC.”]

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Greenville - Engaging the Untapped Workforce Employer Training
Aug
29
10:00 AM10:00

Greenville - Engaging the Untapped Workforce Employer Training

Who Should Attend: Employers only

Did you know that employers consistently rate workers with disabilities as an engaged population that brings diversity and helps employers meet inclusion standards?

Register for a free training to support your efforts to

  • engage top talent with disabilities

  • build workplace diversity

  • take the guesswork out of providing ADA accommodations

  • take advantage of tax breaks and existing local supports

[image: A room of people seated at long tables watching Sandy from Able SC give a training.]

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Upstate Ready to Work Training: Accessibility Planning
Sep
12
9:00 AM09:00

Upstate Ready to Work Training: Accessibility Planning

Who Should Attend: Employers only!

Employers, join us for this free training to learn how to make your business more accessible for employees with all types of disabilities. Breakfast will be provided by the Upstate Workforce Board's Disability Committee.

[image: blue graphic with white text that says “Ready to Work. Disability Workforce Solutions Series. Upstate.”]

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Spartanburg - Engaging the Untapped Workforce Employer Training
Sep
17
9:00 AM09:00

Spartanburg - Engaging the Untapped Workforce Employer Training

  • Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Who Should Attend: Employers only

Are you having difficulty finding the right employees for your business? You may be missing out on a largely untapped workforce, people with disabilities. Not only is it good business to employ people with disabilities but 92% of the American public views companies that hire people with disabilities more favorably. Register for this free training on Tuesday, September 17 to learn more! It’s certified for 1 hour of SHRM and HRCI credit.

[image: Chris Sparrow presenting in front of a PowerPoint titled “Engaging the Untapped Workforce.”]

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2019 Employer Summit: Mobilizing an Untapped Workforce
Oct
2
10:30 AM10:30

2019 Employer Summit: Mobilizing an Untapped Workforce

Who Should Attend: Employers

The 2019 Employer Summit equips human resource professionals with the tools and knowledge they need to build a workforce that includes individuals with disabilities.

[image: Black text reads “2019 Employer Summit". A multicolored graphic in the shape of South Carolina is below and text next to it reads “Mobilizing an Untapped Workforce.”]

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Seneca - Disability Benefits & Employment Workshop
Oct
24
1:30 PM13:30

Seneca - Disability Benefits & Employment Workshop

Who Should Attend: Individuals with Disabilities, Families, Service Providers, Educators

Register for this FREE training to learn about the myths around working while receiving benefits and to connect with local organization that can help you in your job search.

ALL attendees must register in order to ensure we have enough materials available for everyone.

[image: photo of a mural on a wall that says “Welcome to Seneca, SC.” Inside the letters are various Seneca landmarks.]

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Upstate Ready to Work Training: Employer Resources
Nov
14
9:00 AM09:00

Upstate Ready to Work Training: Employer Resources

Who Should Attend: Employers only!

Employers, you’re invited to this FREE training on accessing employer resources related to hiring and retaining employees with disabilities. SHRM and HRCI credit is pending.

Breakfast will be provided by the Upstate Workforce Board's Disability Committee.

[image: A blue background with white text that reads “Ready to Work. Disability Workforce Solutions Series. Upstate.”]

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Sumter Ready to Work Training: Employer Resources
Nov
14
9:00 AM09:00

Sumter Ready to Work Training: Employer Resources

Who Should Attend: Employers only!

Employers, you’re invited to this FREE training on accessing employer resources related to hiring and retaining employees with disabilities. SHRM and HRCI credit is pending.

[image: A blue background with white text that reads “Ready to Work. Disability Workforce Solutions Series. Sumter.”]

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6th Annual South Carolina State Transition Conference
Nov
19
to Nov 21

6th Annual South Carolina State Transition Conference

  • Hyatt Regency - Downtown Greenville (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Who Should Attend: Service Providers, Educators, Families

Convene your local transition team and join your peers from across the state for the 6th Annual Interagency transition team event at the Hyatt Regency - Downtown Greenville, November 19-21!

[image: Text that reads “South Carolina’s Statewide Interagency Transition Conference. November 19-21, 2019. Hyatt Regency - Downtown Greenville” Below this is a photo of Downtown Greenville.]

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Sumter - Disability Benefits & Employment Workshop
Aug
8
1:30 PM13:30

Sumter - Disability Benefits & Employment Workshop

  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology Training Center (AMTTC) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Who Should Attend: Individuals with Disabilities, Families, Service Providers, Educators

Join us for a free workshop to dispel some of the myths around working and receiving SSI/SSDI, and connect with local organizations that can support you in employment.

[image: photos in a grid of two past workshops, the bottom rectangle is a photo of a sign that says “SUMTER” in gold letters over a waterfall sculpture."]

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Easley - Engaging the Untapped Workforce Employer Training
Aug
8
10:00 AM10:00

Easley - Engaging the Untapped Workforce Employer Training

Who Should Attend: Employers

Are you having difficulty finding the right employees for your business? You may be missing out on a largely untapped workforce, people with disabilities. Join us August 8 for a free grant-funded opportunity to learn more about this workforce.

[image: Chris Sparrow presenting in front of a PowerPoint titled “Engaging the Untapped Workforce.”]

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Florence Disability Benefits & Employment Workshop
Jul
17
1:30 PM13:30

Florence Disability Benefits & Employment Workshop

  • Poynor Adult and Community Education Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Who Should Attend: Individuals with Disabilities, Families, Service Providers, Educators

Register for this FREE training to learn more about working and SSI/SSDI, as well as connect with local organizations that can support you in employment!

ALL attendees must register in order to ensure we have enough materials available for everyone.

[image: a grid of four photos, the welcome to Florence County sign, and three photos from past workshop presentations,]

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2019 SC Self-Advocacy Conference
May
23
9:00 AM09:00

2019 SC Self-Advocacy Conference

  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbia Greystone (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Who should attend: People with Disabilities, Family Members, Professionals

Registration is open for the IMPACT SC statewide conference! On May 23, self-advocates, parents, and professionals will learn the tools that will help them become more independent. This conference is FREE and lunch will be provided.

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Advocacy Day for Access and Independence
Apr
4
10:00 AM10:00

Advocacy Day for Access and Independence

Who should attend: Anyone interested in advancing the rights of people with disabilities in South Carolina.

Save the date for the 6th annual Advocacy Day for Access and Independence! Help us remove the barriers to Public Access, Transportation, Employment, and Housing for people with disabilities!

Check out Facebook for more info.

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Lunch and Learn: Engaging the Untapped Workforce (Greenville)
Mar
22
11:30 AM11:30

Lunch and Learn: Engaging the Untapped Workforce (Greenville)

Who should attend: Employers

A grant-funded training opportunity to support your efforts to:

  • Engage top talent with disabilities

  • Build workforce diversity

  • Take the guesswork out of providing ADA accommodations

  • Take advantage of tax breaks and existing local supports

*This training is approved for 1 hour of SHRM and HRCI credit.

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Mapping Your Future Transition Conference
Mar
16
8:30 AM08:30

Mapping Your Future Transition Conference

  • Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Who should attend: Young adults with disabilities in transition and up to 2 family members

Mapping Your Future is a FREE event for learning about navigating the transition from school to employment, independent living, and further education, and to connect with the community service providers that are there to support you every step of the way! Youth with disabilities in transition and up to two family members are invited to select which half of the day fits their needs and join us for some fantastic content!

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SC Assistive Technology Expo
Mar
5
8:30 AM08:30

SC Assistive Technology Expo

  • Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Who Should Attend: General Public, Service Providers, Educators

The SC Assistive Technology Expo is the go-to source for people with disabilities, their families, seniors, educators, veterans, and health professionals. Every year, the event opens your eyes to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions, and new opportunities to change your life. Attendees experience cutting-edge products and services for people with a wide range of disabilities.

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Lunch and Learn: Engaging the Untapped Workforce
Feb
28
11:30 AM11:30

Lunch and Learn: Engaging the Untapped Workforce

  • South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Who should attend: Employers

A grant-funded training opportunity to support your efforts to:

  • Engage top talent with disabilities

  • Build workforce diversity

  • Take the guesswork out of providing ADA accommodations

  • Take advantage of tax breaks and existing local supports

*This training is approved for 1 hour of SHRM and HRCI credit.

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Berkeley Disability Benefits & Employment Workshop
Feb
26
1:30 PM13:30

Berkeley Disability Benefits & Employment Workshop

  • Trident Technical College - Berkeley Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Who should attend: People with disabilities and/or their family members, Service Providers, Educators

Are you interested in learning more about how employment can affect SSI/SSDI? Do you want to connect with local organizations who can support you in employment? Join us for this FREE benefits workshop on February 26 in Moncks Corner.

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Spartanburg Disability Benefits & Employment Workshop
Jan
16
1:30 PM13:30

Spartanburg Disability Benefits & Employment Workshop

Who Should Attend: General public, Service Providers, Educators

If you receive SSI/SSDI and are interested in learning more about how employment affects these benefits, or want to learn more about local organizations’ employer supports, this is the workshop for you! Join us at Spartanburg Community College on January 16, 1:30-3:30 PM!

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Easley Disability Benefits & Employment: Make it Work for You!
Oct
17
1:30 PM13:30

Easley Disability Benefits & Employment: Make it Work for You!

Who should attend: People with disabilities, service providers, educators

Do you have questions about how going to work might affect your Social Security benefits as someone with a disability? Would you like to get better connected to the agencies in your area that provide employment supports to people with disabilities? If so, this free workshop is for you! Come to learn more from experts on how working affects SSI and SSDI benefits and from agencies that help people meet their employment goals. 
Join us at the QuickJobs Development Center, Room 103, on Tri-County Technical College's Easley Campus!

If you need accommodations, please request them by October 10, 2018, by contacting Sandy Jordan at sjordan@able-sc.org or 800-681-7715/TTY: 864-235-8798.

[image: photos in a grid of the Greenwood, Myrtle Beach, Florence, and Columbia workshops.]

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South Carolina’s Workforce: Empowering All
Oct
9
11:30 AM11:30

South Carolina’s Workforce: Empowering All

Who should attend: Employers

In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the SC Disability Employment Coalition is inviting businesses in SC to send your HR or policy staff to the third annual Employer Summit. The Summit will build on your awareness of issues surrounding hiring people with disabilities and help you to create a more inclusive work environment. SHRM and HRCI credit hours are pending.

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2018 SC Interagency Transition Conference
Sep
30
to Oct 2

2018 SC Interagency Transition Conference

  • Embassy Suites - North Charleston (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Who should attend: Service Providers, Educators, Employers, Youth, Families

Local Interagency Transition teams (e.g., LEA, SCVRD, DDSN, parent centers, CILs, employers,  youth, families) of 2 – 10 people will gain knowledge and skills specific to Collaborative Planning; School-Based Preparatory Experiences; Career Preparation & Work-Based Learning Experiences; Youth Development & Leadership; Connecting Activities; and Family Involvement & Supports in an effort to  target improved transition services, and improved post-secondary outcomes for youth with disabilities.

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