The South Carolina Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting Independent Living for people with disabilities throughout the state. SILC members are appointed by the Governor of South Carolina. Federal regulations requires at least 51% of SILC members be people with significant disabilities. The South Carolina SILC believes that people with disabilities should be accepted, respected, valued members of society, have equal opportunities to live, work and participate in their communities, and be expected to be productive, active and responsible citizens.

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  • Fair food for all 

    South Carolina Statewide Independent Living Council; Able South Carolina (2019-08-19)
    This sheet gives customer service tips and accessibility tips for vendors at fairs to better assist disabled customers.
  • Inclusive emergency communication checklist 

    South Carolina Statewide Independent Living Council; Able South Carolina (2017-09-07)
    Use this checklist to assist with coordinating the details of press conferences and/or other emergency communications to ensure that everyone is getting the same life-saving information, including viewers with disabilities. ...
  • “Visitable” homes : a quick infoguide 

    South Carolina Statewide Independent Living Council; Able South Carolina (2017-10-09)
    A home is visitable when it meets these three basic requirements: one zero-step exterior entrance, doors with 32 inches of clear passage space, one bathroom on the main floor you can use with a wheelchair. Homes that are ...