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The Official Web Site of the State of South Carolina
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Assisting people with disabilities and their familiesĀ in South Carolina


Welcome to the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (SCDDSN) Website.

SCDDSN is the state agency that plans, develops, oversees and funds services for South Carolinians with severe, lifelong disabilities of intellectual disability, autism, traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury and conditions related to each of these four disabilities. Our mission is to assist people with disabilities and their families in meeting needs, pursuing possibilities and achieving life goals, and to minimize the occurrence and reduce the severity of disabilities through prevention.