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Assisting people with disabilities and their familiesĀ 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

Application for State FY23 Family Support Network

The South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (SCDDSN) announces anticipated state funding in FY 2023 for Special Projects that will strengthen and expand statewide consumer/family support networks relevant to

HASCI Division Application for Funding; ThinkFirst Injury Prevention Projects

The Head and Spinal Cord Injury (HASCI) Division of South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (SCDDSN) announces anticipated state funding for projects that will increase evidence-based ThinkFirst inj