Vision Impairment and Blindness Services for all of South Carolina

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Disability Programs

(South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services)
https://msp.scdhhs.gov/babynet/
Office Name:State Office
Address:1801 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29202
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E-Mail:BabyNet@scdhhs.gov
Phone:888-549-0820 (Toll-Free)
Description:BabyNet is South Carolina's interagency system of early intervention services for families who have infants and toddlers, birth to three years of age, with developmental delays or conditions associated with developmental delays. Children may be eligible for BabyNet if they are learning or developing slowly. Eligible children are served regardless of family income or nationality. Services are provided in everyday routines, activities and places relevant to the life of the family. Anyone (a parent, doctor, caregiver, teacher or friend) can make a referral by calling the referral phone number.


(University of South Carolina)
http://uscm.med.sc.edu/cdrhome/
Address:8301 Farrow Road
Columbia, SC 29208
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Phone:803-935-5231
Fax:803-935-5059
Description:The Center for Disability Resources, South Carolina's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disability Education, Research and Service (UCEDDERS) is part of a network of more than sixty UCEDDERS located at major universities throughout the United States. We work in partnership with others to advance a greater recognition of the abilities of all people and promote their full inclusion into every aspect of society through the interdisciplinary training, community services and technical assistance, research, and dissemination. Some of the Center for Disability Resources' programs are the SC Assistive Technology Project, the Center for Disability Resources Library, the Carolina Autism Resource and Evaluation Center (CARE), Developmental Pediatric Clinic, Supported Employment, and the Attendant Care Project.


(Office of the Governor)
http://cap.sc.gov/
Address:1205 Pendleton Street
Columbia, SC 29201
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E-Mail:cap@oepp.sc.gov
Phone:803-734-0285
803-734-1147 TDD
800-868-0040 Toll Free in SC
Fax:803-734-0546
Description:The Client Assistance Program can help solve problems with rehabilitation services for clients of Vocational Rehabilitation Department, Commission for the Blind, and the Independent Living Program. CAP serves as an advocate for customers and works to ensure quality services for those customers. CAP helps clients understand rules, regulations, and procedures, resolves problems, and protects customer rights through the rehabilitation process.


https://www.easterseals.com/southcarolina/
Address:PO Box 5715
Columbia, SC 29250
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/Eastersealssc/
Phone:803-466-4089
800-951-4090 (toll free)
Description:Easter Seals is a national nonprofit organization that provides a variety of services to children and adults with special needs and disabilities and to the families of such persons, including: Pediatric Therapy, Early Intervention, Individual Specific Assistance, Equipment Loan Program, Kids Are Riding Safely, and Information and Referral.


https://www.familyconnectionsc.org/
Address:2712 Middleburg Drive
Suite 103-B
Columbia, SC 29204
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E-Mail:info@familyconnectionsc.org
Phone:800-578-8750 Toll Free
803-252-0914
Fax:803-799-8017
Description:Family Connection of South Carolina, Inc. is a network of parents working with community professionals to provide parent-to-parent support and assurance to families with children of all ages who have special needs. Programs and services are centered around parent-to-parent networking, a program based in the principal that families with shared experiences are uniquely qualified to help each other. Parents of children with disabilities are matched with Support Parents who have children with similar conditions. These trained veteran Support Parents are an invaluable source of support and encouragement because they have faced similar challenges and celebrations. There are Family Connection offices in Columbia, Greenville, Anderson, Spartanburg, and Charleston, with Support Parents in all counties of South Carolina.
Office Name:Family Connection of SC - Anderson
Address:1104 Ella Street
Anderson, SC 29621
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E-Mail:andersoninfo@familyconnectionsc.org
Phone:864-231-8100
Fax:866-420-4082
Office Name:Family Connection of SC - Lowcountry and Pee Dee
Address:124 Kimberton Avenue
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
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E-Mail:thayward@familyconnectionsc.org
Phone:843-556-5010
Fax:866-727-8535
Office Name:Family Connection of SC - Greenville
Address:29 North Academy Street
Greenville, SC 29601
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E-Mail:greenvilleinfo@familyconnectionsc.org
Phone:864-331-1340
Fax:866-420-4082
Office Name:Family Connection of SC - Rock Hill
Address:410 East Black Street
Rock Hill, SC 29730
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E-Mail:rockhillinfo@familyconnectionsc.org
Phone:803-366-4839 Office
803-417-1875 Cell
Fax:866-420-4082
Office Name:Family Connection of SC - Spartanburg
Address:1650 Skylyn Drive, Suite 240
Spartanburg, SC 29307
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E-Mail:spartanburginfo@familyconnectionsc.org
Phone:864-585-5462
Fax:866-420-4082


(Medical University of South Carolina)
https://muschealth.org/medical-services/dental/specialty/special-needs
Address:29 Bee Street
Charleston, SC 29425
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Phone:843-876-7645
843-792-1414
Description:Provides dental services for teens and adults with special health care needs, including those with physical, medical, developmental or cognitive conditions.


https://www.pandasc.org/
Address:3710 Landmark Drive, Suite 208
Columbia, SC 29204
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Phone:866-275-7273 Toll-free
803-782-0639
866-232-4525 (TTY)
Fax:803-790-1946
Description:Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc. (P&A) is authorized by state and federal law to protect the rights of people with disabilities in South Carolina. P&A promotes this mission by enabling individuals to advocate for themselves, by speaking on their behalf when they have been discriminated against or denied a service to which they are entitled, and by promoting policies and services which respect their choices. Services P&A Provides: Information & Referral, Case Representation, Systemic Advocacy, and Self-Advocacy Training, Education and Outreach.


https://www.relaysouthcarolina.com/
Address:Sprint Relay - South Carolina
905 State Street
Cayce, SC 29033
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E-Mail:melissa.mcmanus@sprint.com
Phone:803-936-6325 (TTY)
800-676-3777 (TTY/Voice/ASCII)
800-676-4290 (TTY/Voz/ASCII) Spanish
Fax:803-936-6325
Description:Relay South Carolina (RSC) is a free service that provides full telephone accessibility to people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind, and speech-disabled. This service allows text-telephone (TTY) users to communicate with standard telephone users through specially training relay operators. Calls can be made to anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year with no restrictions on the number, length, or type of calls. All calls are strictly confidential and no records of any conversations are maintained. Anyone who wishes to use RSC simply dials the toll free relay number to connect with a communciation assistant (CA). The CA will dial the requested number and relay the conversation between the two callers. RSC service, provided by South Carolina telephone companies through a contract with Sprint, is used to assist communications between people who use text telephones (TTY's) and people who use voice telephones. Specially trained operators facilitate communications between the two callers. Each call is handled in strict confidence. Call to inquire about free equipment available through the South Carolina Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program. The disabled will need special device(s) installed before using the service. The hearing (voice caller) do not need special devices to use RSC. Visit the website for detailed instructions on how to call a deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind, or speech-disabled individual.


https://ed.sc.gov/districts-schools/special-education-services/
Address:1429 Senate Street
Rutledge Building 808
Columbia, SC 29201
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E-Mail:sdurant@sde.state.sc.us
Phone:803-734-8224
Fax:803-734-4824
Description:The Office of Exceptional Children ensures that all children with disabilities in the State have available a free and appropriate public education (FAPE), protects the rights of these children and their parents, and provides leadership to school districts and state-operated programs in the provision of appropriate special educational services. They provide technical assistance relative to psychological services and evaluations for students with disabilities. This office coordinates training and provides technical assistance to local school districts relative to assistive technology.


https://scaccess.communityos.org/cms/
Address:1301 Gervais Street, Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29201
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E-Mail:scaccess@aging.sc.gov
Phone:803-734-9900
Fax:803-734-9887
Description:Free and confidential service of the Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging to help older adults, people with disabilities, and those who care for them access useful information about long term support and needed services. Through the use of a comprehensive web-based service directory and regional Information and Referral Specialists, individuals will be able to find options for care throughout South Carolina to enable them to live as independently as possible.The initial development of the SC Access database was made possible through a grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the US Department of Health and Human Services. Partial funding for the Information and Referral Specialists is provided by the US Administration on Aging.


(USC School of Medicine Center for Disability Resources)
https://scatp.med.sc.edu/
Office Name:Midlands Center
Address:8301 Farrow Road
Columbia, SC 29203
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Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/scassistivetechnologyprogram
Phone:800-915-4522 Toll Free
803-935-5263
Fax:803-935-5342
Description:SCATP is a federally funded project concerned with getting technology into the hands of people with disabilities so that they might live, work, learn and be a more independent part of the community. Examples of assistive technologies include modified eating utensils, page turners, dressing aids; devices that help with speech or hearing; mobility aids like wheelchairs, scooters, walkers; computer access aids like touch screens, modified keyboards, and much more. On the Website is information about how to learn about and access assistive technology. SCATP also provides information and referral, equipment loans, a demonstration center and an annual Expo that is free and open to the public where people can learn about the latest technology.


http://www.sccb.state.sc.us/
Address:1430 Confederate Avenue
Columbia, SC 29202
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E-Mail:publicinfo@sccb.sc.gov
Phone:803-898-8731
888-335-5951 (Toll-Free)
Description:The South Carolina Commission for the Blind is a state agency that provides rehabilitation services, adjustment to blindness services and independent living services to blind and visually impaired citizens of South Carolina. They also have the Ellen Beach Mack Rehabilitation Center, which trains visually-imparied people life skills. The main office is located in Columbia with regional offices located throughout the state. Click on "About Us," then "Locations" to find the closest office near you.


(South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff)
https://www.scedp.sc.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Address:1401 Main Street, Suite 825
Columbia, SC 29201
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E-Mail:AmplifyLife@regstaff.sc.gov
Phone:877-225-8337 (Toll Free)
877-889-8337 (TTY Toll Free)
803-737-0808 (Local)
803-737-0846 (TTY Local)
Fax:803-737-0842
Description:SCEDP provides free, specialized phone equipment. Examples are: a phone that amplifies the signal so the caller can be better heard, or text on a screen that shows what the caller is saying. Other equipment amplifies the user's voice. Qualifying disabilities are: hard-of-hearing, deaf, deaf-blind, blind/low vision with hearing loss, or speech impaired. A landline phone is also necessary to qualify for equipment. Apply online or call for assistance.


https://www.scsdb.org/site/default.aspx?PageID=1
Address:355 Cedar Springs Road
Spartanburg, SC 29302
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E-Mail:sgoolsby@scsdb.org
Phone:888-447-2732 Voice/TTY (Toll Free)
864-577-7505 Voice/TTY
864-577-7531 V/TTY (Tour Information)
Fax:864-577-7589
Description:The South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind (SCSDB) is a specialized instructional and resource center. It provides services statewide for individuals who are deaf, blind or sensory multidisabled (children and adults), their families and the professionals who work with them. SCSDB offers programs for preschool, elementary, middle school, high school, sensory multidisabled, vocational and postsecondary educational students, as well as a variety of outreach and support services. The main campus is in Spartanburg, and regional centers are located throughout the state. Admission involves a $40 per student supply fee; otherwise admission is free. Switchboard hours are 8 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday.


(Medical University of South Carolina)
http://sandsc.org/
E-Mail:mclauren@musc.edu
Phone:843-876-0059
Fax:843-792-2121
Description:This directory lists dentists all over South Carolina who work with patients who have special healthcare needs, including developmental disabilities. You can search by location, medical condition (autism, Cerebral Palsy, deafness and others), types of payment accepted or languages spoken in the dental office.