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Youth Transition/ DSP Resource Links

Resources for best practices in transition education:

NTACT – A national resource.

TASC - A South Carolina resource.

 

Resources available to everyone to increase outcomes during and after school:

Family Connection of SC

SC Assistive Technology

SC Vocational Rehabilitation

 

Centers for Independent Living (focused on empowering individuals with disabilities)

Able (Counties: Abbeville, Anderson, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chester, Clarendon, Fairfield, Greenville, Greenwood, Kershaw, Laurens, Lee, Lexington, Newberry, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Saluda, Spartanburg, Sumter, Union, and York)

AccessAbility (Counties: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester, Orangeburg and Williamsburg)

Walton Options (Counties: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Colleton, Edgefield, Hampton, Jasper, and McCormick Counties)

 

Planning for the future:

Alternative to Guardianship (Supported Decision-making Project)

SC Credential (New option for youth)

 

Planning for work when you receive SSI or SSDI:

Able CWIC (Everyone in these counties: Abbeville, Anderson, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Fairfield, Greenville, Greenwood, Kershaw, Lancaster, Laurens, Lee, Lexington, Marlboro, Newberry, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Saluda, Spartanburg, Sumter, Union, and York)

Walton Options CWIC (Everyone in these counties: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Edgefield, Hampton, Jasper, McCormick, and Williamsburg)

VR CWIC - Vocational Rehabilitation has benefit counselors that you can request through your local VR office (find your VR office here) and here is more information on their benefits counseling (VR Benefits Counseling Flyer PDF)