Parent Resources
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    A parent training and information center for families of children with special needs.  The mission is to enhance the abilities of families to assist children and young adults with disabilities in obtaining services and opportunities needed to become successful adults. 
     
    SCDDSN is the state agency that plans, develops, oversees and funds services for South Carolinians with severe, lifelong disabilities of intellectual disability, autism, traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury and conditions related to each of these four disabilities.  The mission is to assist people with disabilities and their families in meeting needs, pursing possibilities, and achieving life goals, and to minimize the occurrence and reduce the severity of disabilities through prevention.
     
    This state supported site offers a complete directory of mental health services, descriptions of diagnosis and treatment and statewide career opportunities for professionals.
     
    The mission of the South Carolina Developmental Disabilities Council is to provide leadership in planning funding, and implementing initiatives that lead to improved quality of life for people with developmental disabilities and their families through advocacy, capacity building, and systemic change.
     
    The goal is maximizing ability in people with disabilities for individuals, business and industry, and for employers.  The South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department provides an individualized array of services to help people with disabilities find employment.
     
    The National Center for Dispute Resolution in Special Education "Encouraging the use of mediation and other collaborative strategies to resolve disagreements about special education and early intervention programs."