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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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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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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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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