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Electronic Visit Verification Postponed!

Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) implementation has been postponed.  Please stay tuned for updates. For more information about EVV…

Newly-Elected 2022-2023 Executive Officers of the Commission on Disabilities and Special Needs

Columbia, South Carolina – The South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (DDSN) would like to announce the newly-elected 2022-2023…

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…

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…

April is Autism Awareness Month!

The South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (DDSN) is proud to celebrate Autism Awareness Month in April 2022. Autism spectrum…

Important Announcement!

The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) is soliciting input on whether amendments to current regulations, to…

Department of Disabilities and Special Needs Names New State Director

The Commission for the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs announced the selection of Michelle Gough Fry, J.D, PH.D, LL.M as state director…

South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services – Proposed Renewal of the Intellectual Disability and Related Disabilities Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Program – PUBLIC NOTICE

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice that it intends to file a waiver renewal with the Centers for…

South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services – Proposed Renewal of the Medically Complex Children (MCC) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Program – PUBLIC NOTICE

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice that it intends to file a waiver renewal with the Centers for…

South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services - South Carolina Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Statewide Transition Plan – PUBLIC NOTICE

Heightened Scrutiny Category 3 Settings: Submission to CMS; South Carolina Home and Community-Based Services Statewide Transition Plan Updates The…