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Mission Statement

The SCDDSN, as defined in the South Carolina Code of Law, serves persons with intellectual disabilities, autism, head and spinal cord injury and conditions related to each of these four disabilities.

Vision - Where We Are Going!

To provide the very best services to assist all persons with disabilities
and their families in South Carolina.

Mission - What We Do!

Assist people with disabilities and their families
through choice in meeting needs, pursuing possibilities and achieving life goals;
and minimize the occurrence and reduce the severity of disabilities through prevention.

Values - Our Guiding Beliefs!

Health, safety and well-being of each person
Dignity and respect for each person
Individual and family participation, choice, control and responsibility
Relationships with family, friends and community connections
Personal growth and accomplishments

Principles - Features Of Services And Supports

Person-centered and Community Inclusive
Responsive, efficient and accountable
Practical, positive and appropriate
Strengths-based, results-oriented
Opportunities to be productive and maximize potential
Best and promising practices

Adopted by the Commission 03/17/16