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Assisting people with disabilities and their families in South Carolina

Welcome

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.

Recent News

Autism Awareness Month and World Autism Day

The South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs is proud to celebrate Autism Awareness Month in April 2021. Autism spectrum disorder is a complex condition that effects each person differently.

South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs published proposed regulations

The South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs published proposed regulations in the February 26 edition of the South Carolina State Register.