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  • Ask-a-Lawyer

    The South Carolina Bar’s free Ask-A-Lawyer telephone service has helped callers with their legal questions for four years, during which it has expanded from two to five days a week and provided free legal help to more than 52,000 callers. Content Detail

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    South Carolina Bar Association
  • Autism Academy of South Carolina, Columbia SC

    The Autism Academy of South Carolina (AASC) is a not-for-profit private facility offering intensive, individualized ABA-based instruction to youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The Academy operates year-round and also offers overnight summer camps and community education workshops. Content Detail

  • Autism Speaks

    Autism Speaks is the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. The Autism Speaks? Family Services website contains information tool kits. A state by state resource guide and a resource library to assist families in dealing with the medical, educational and social challenges posed by autism. Content Detail

  • Carolina Autism Resource and Evaluation Center

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    SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs
  • Continuum of Care for Emotionally Disturbed Children Home Page

    The Continuum of Care is an office in the Children’s Services Division within the Office of the Governor that serves children with severe emotional disturbance. The Continuum has one administrative office (State Office) in Columbia and four regional offices located in Columbia, North Charleston, Greenville and Florence that provide services throughout the state. The Continuum is funded primarily with state revenues and Medicaid funds. Content Detail

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    Governor's Office - Continuum of Care for Emotionally Disturbed Children
  • Department of Disabilities and Special Needs Home Page

    This Department serves South Carolinians with special needs or disabilities and includes divisions devoted to persons with autism, head and spinal cord injuries, and mental retardation. Content Detail

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    SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs
  • Hope Academy, Greenville SC

    Hope Academy is a non-profit private school specifically designed to provide children with autism the opportunity to learn in classrooms with typical peers and a typical curriculum. Content Detail

  • Lawyer Referral Service Online

    The Lawyer Referral Service Online provides a list of attorneys by county that participate in the Bar's LRS program. To find an attorney simply click the county in which you live and look for one that practices in the area of law concerning your question. Content Detail

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    South Carolina Bar Association
  • Office of Children's Affairs Home Page

    The Governor's Office of Children's Affairs advocates for improved services for children and families in the public sector by providing Constituent Services for children and families and reviewing cases through the Children's Case Resolution System (CCRS). The Office of Children's Affairs seeks to ensure the delivery of the best possible services to the children and families of South Carolina. Content Detail

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    Governor's Office of Children's Affairs
  • Services for People with Autism

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    SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs
  • South Carolina 2-1-1

    Every hour of every day, someone in South Carolina needs essential services-from finding substance abuse assistance, getting the latest information in a crisis, to securing adequate care for a child or an aging parent. Faced with a huge number of public and private agencies, help lines, and phone numbers, people often don't know where to turn or how to get through ‘the maze’. In many cases, people end up going without these necessary and readily available services because they do not know where to start. SC 2-1-1 will provide South Carolinians with information about and referrals to services throughout the State for every day needs and in times of crisis. Content Detail

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    United Way / AIRS
  • South Carolina Autism Society (SCAS)

    SCAS has multiple services that they offer which include: Family Support, Information and Referral and Advocacy; Autism and Informed Response (first responder training program); Parent School Partnership - a program that provides parent mentors to assist in the educational process; All Are Welcome - a special project developing turnkey materials for faith Communities; Advocate for individuals on the spectrum at all levels from local services to system change; provides training opportunities and a statewide conference; and Service Coordination (must be DDSN eligible). Content Detail

  • South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind

    The South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind (SCSDB) is a specialized instructional and resource center. It provides services statewide for individuals who are deaf, blind or sensory multidisabled (children and adults), their families and the professionals who work with them. SCSDB offers programs for preschool, elementary, middle school, high school, sensory multidisabled, vocational and postsecondary educational students, as well as a variety of outreach and support services. The main campus is in Spartanburg, and regional centers are located throughout the state. Content Detail

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    SC School for the Deaf and Blind
  • South Carolina Services Information System

    Information on Aging and Disabilities Services Content Detail

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    SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs
  • United Way Association of South Carolina

    Acting alone no one of us can create a better future and a better quality of life for all South Carolinians, but if we stand up and speak with a unified voice we can create a brighter future for all our citizens. Content Detail