Established in 1993, the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs has authority over all the state’s services and programs for South Carolinians with severe lifelong disabilities, including intellectual disabilities and related disabilities, autism, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injury and similar disabilities.

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  • Situation report no. 51, date: October 14, 2021 event Covid-19 pandemic 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (2021-10-14)
    This report concerns the COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Fiscal Year 2019-2020 accountability report 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (South Carolina State Library, 2021)
    South Carolina laws require that each state agency publish and submit to the Governor and the General Assembly an annual accountability report that contains the agency's or department's mission, objectives to accomplish ...
  • Situational report date no. 50, date September 16, 2021 event Covid-19 pandemic 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (2021-09-16)
    This briefing gives the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs' preparedness efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic and other emergency situations.
  • COVID-19 update and recommendations for DDSN FAQs 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (2021-08-20)
    This paper answers questions about the safety of Covid-19 vaccines and testing.
  • Situation report no. 49, date: August 27, 2021 event Covid-19 pandemic 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (2021-08-27)
    This report concerns the COVID-19 vaccine update.
  • Situation report no. 48, date: August 6, 2021 event Covid-19 pandemic 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (2021-08-06)
    This report concerns the COVID-19 vaccine update and free testing.
  • State funded community supports manual 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (2021-07-23)
    This handbook describes the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs planning, developing, coordinating and funding services for South Carolinians with severe lifelong disabilities of intellectual ...
  • Situation report no. 47, date, July 20, 2021 event Covid-19 pandemic 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (2021-07-20)
    This report concerns the COVID-19 vaccine update,
  • Situational report date no. 2, date July 7, 2021, event 2021 Atlantic hurricane season 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (2021-06-07)
    This briefing gives the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs' preparedness efforts during the Atlantic hurricane season.
  • Situational report date no. 1, date June 1, 2021, event 2021 Atlantic hurricane season 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (2021-06-01)
    This briefing gives the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs' preparedness efforts during the Atlantic hurricane season.
  • SCDDSN Provider Newsletter: November 2010 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (2010-11)
    This newsletter supplies information on activities and events throughout the state and provides updates for the disability and special needs community.
  • SCDDSN Provider Newsletter: August 2010 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (2010-08)
    This newsletter supplies information on activities and events throughout the state and provides updates for the disability and special needs community.
  • Prevention And Wellness: Spring 2009 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs Prevention and Wellness Committee (2009-04)
    This newsletter serves as a communication channel for community resources and numerous prevention and wellness initiatives that are being implemented throughout the state.
  • Prevention And Wellness: Summer 2009 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs Prevention and Wellness Committee (2009-07)
    This newsletter serves as a communication channel for community resources and numerous prevention and wellness initiatives that are being implemented throughout the state.
  • Prevention And Wellness: Fall 2008 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs Prevention and Wellness Committee (2008-10)
    This newsletter serves as a communication channel for community resources and numerous prevention and wellness initiatives that are being implemented throughout the state.
  • Prevention And Wellness: Spring/Summer 2008 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs Prevention and Wellness Committee (2008-07)
    This newsletter serves as a communication channel for community resources and numerous prevention and wellness initiatives that are being implemented throughout the state.
  • Prevention And Wellness: Winter 2008 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs Prevention and Wellness Committee (2008-01)
    This newsletter serves as a communication channel for community resources and numerous prevention and wellness initiatives that are being implemented throughout the state.
  • SCDDSN Provider Newsletter: June 2010 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (2010-06)
    This newsletter supplies information on activities and events throughout the state and provides updates for the disability and special needs community.
  • Prevention And Wellness: Fall 2007 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs Prevention and Wellness Committee (2007-10)
    This newsletter serves as a communication channel for community resources and numerous prevention and wellness initiatives that are being implemented throughout the state.
  • From the Desk of the DDSN Medical Consultant 

    South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (2009-10)
    From the Desk of the DDSN Medical Consultant provides information for those who receive care from the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs.

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