South Carolina

Advocacy in SC: Meet the Parents
Melanie Watson
100 Old Cherokee Rd, Suite F-108
Lexington, SC 29072
(817) 707-9093; (480) 393-5951 (fax)
Email: melanie | at |
Education maybe all our special kids have to manuver through life. Parents need someone with experience, knowledge, and the courage to navigate the school system.

Aiken County Board of Disabilities
Heather Waddell
1016 Vaucluse Road
P.O. Box 698
Aiken, SC 29802-0698
(803) 642-8818; (803) 642-8800; (803) 642-8806 (fax)
Email: HWaddell | at |
Provide families Service Coordination, Early Intervention, Respite, Family Support and Education services for individuals with autism, cognitive disabilities, and spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) & Accessible IT Resource Center
Southeast Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (DBTAC)
490 Tenth Street
Atlanta, GA 30318
(800) 949-4232 (V/TTY)
Email: sedbtacproject | at |

The Arc of South Carolina
3214 Leaphart Road
Suite C, West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 748-5020; (803) 445-1026 (fax)
Email: thearc | at |
We are a non profit providing Service Coordination, Best Buddies Program, People On The Go, Advocacy, Information and Referral as well as social groups.

Autism Advocate Foundation, Inc. 
Sarah Pope
P.O. Box 7061
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
(843) 213-0217
Email: info | at |
Provide emotional, financial, and therapeutic support for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, helping them achieve personal goals and dreams with integrity in the least restrictive environment

Autism Institute of South Carolina
Pat McCarthy, Ed.D., BCBA
4840 Forest Drive, #233
Columbia, SC 29206
(803) 790-9975
Email: info | at |
Behavioral and educational interventions for children with autism and other developmental disabilities following principles and methodology of applied behavior analysis.

* Autism Society of South Carolina
652 Bush River Road, Suite 203
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 750-6988; (800) 438-4790; (803) 750-8121 (fax)
Email: scas | at |

Autism Speaks
Lisa H. Rollins Advocate Chair
256 Molasses Lane
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 849-1335; (864) 993-6162
Email: lisahrollins | at |
Our goal is to change the future for all those with autism spectrum disorders.We help you advocate for your child today.Autism Speaks. It’s time to listen.

The Barclay School
Gillian Barclay-Smith
4702 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 629-6318
Email: dr-gillian | at |
The Barclay School is a small, holistically-based K-12 nonprofit for students who learn differently(learning disabilities, ADHD, Asperger’s.) We provide a safe, nurturing environment.

Beautiful Minds
Natasha Lyles
664 Berry Shoals Rd
Duncan, SC 29334
(864) 208-5995
Email: nlyles | at |
Beautiful Minds Education Advocacy Service is dedicated to helping the families of children with mental illness navigate through the special educaiton system.

Believe: A parent-led autism support group 
Jaime Hansen
461 East Boundary Ave SE
Aiken, SC 29801
(803) 642-9336; (803) 474-1154
Email: jnhansen | at |
Believe is a support group/system started and run by parents of children on the autism spectrum. We welcome anyone who has in any way been affected by an autism specrtum disorder.

Brain Bright Neurotherapy Center
Robert Phillips, Ph.D.
103 W. Hospital Dr.
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 360-9698; (803) 321-0775; (803) 945-1940 (fax)
Email: drbobpsy | at |
Brain function rehabilitation. Reducing symptoms of ADHD, Autism, Learning Disorders, Anger or social problems of children.

Brain Injury Association of South Carolina
P.O. Box 1912
Orangeburg, SC 29116
(803) 531-3376
Email: charlesm | at |

Branch Street Learning Center: Tutoring for Special Needs
Melissa Allison
12 Branch St.
Greenville, SC 29605
(864) 299-3217
Email: Branchstlc | at |
Branch Street Learning Center is a program designed to help children that need extra work, but without the extra stress in their education adventure. This is a low cost program, with a unique individualized curriculum. We even take field trips.

Bright and Beautiful Learning Center
1518 Calhoun Road
Greenwood, SC 20649
(864) 227-2252; (864) 538-0165 (fax)
Email: brightandbeautiful | at |
Ensuring each student receives the help they need to make them the success they were created to be – through Testing, Tutoring, Teaching.

Bright Futures Learning 
Pam Brogdon
PO Box 13929
516 S. Coit Street
Florence, SC 29504
(843) 667-1050; (843) 615-2517; (843) 482-0901
Email: pbrogdon | at |
BFL goes beyond traditional approaches by looking at “WHY” your child is struggling. Our scientic, research-based curriculum together with sensory integration yields significant gains quickly.

BrightHouse Tutoring & Educational Services 
Carlene M. Wentworth, Ph.D.
422 Hammond Rd.
Belton, SC 29627
(888) 898-8867; (864) 847-1590; (864) 847-8357 (fax)
Email: carlene | at |
In-Home, One-on-one Tutoring. All grades and subjects. Programs for special needs children: LD, ADD/ADHD, PDD, autism spectrum, sensory integration issues.

Butterfly Effects, LLC
2708 NE 14th Street, Suite #5
Pompano Beach, FL 33062
(888) 880-9270; (954) 603-7885; (954) 342-0273 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Butterfly Effects provides therapy services in the child’s natural setting – home and/or school, – as well as online consultation and parent/staff training services.

Butterfly Kisses, Autism Support Group
Ron Nelson
2604 Live Oak Circle
Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 575-0364; (843) 524-0478 (fax)
Email: ronaldnelson1 | at |
Our goals are to provide familes with loved ones diagnosed with autism information, friendship, encouragement and love. We plan to have guest speakers when possible.

Camp T.A.L.K.
P.O. Box 2155
West Columbia, SC 29171
(803) 466-7387
Email: support | at |
Camp T.A.L.K is an inclusive social skills day camp for children ages 10-16. We focus primarily on students who have a diagnosis of Asperger’s or PDD-NOS -or- Class 1 in the new classification in the DSM-5.

Camperdown Academy
Dan Blanch
501 Howell Rd
Greenville, SC 29615
(864) 244-8899; (864) 244-8936 (fax)
Email: dblanch | at |
The Camperdown Academy is a unique, co-educational independent school that meets the specialized needs of dyslexic children, ages 5 years – 8th grade.

Career Works/Counseling Thrives
Dr. LaToya B. Gathers, Ph.D
1908 A Hawkins Street
Georgetown, SC 29440
(843) 485-5596; (843) 546-0257 (fax)
Email: LPC630 | at |
I provide social skills groups for those with Autism, Asperger Syndrome and A.D.D. / A.D.H.D. (Attention Deficit Disorder / Attention Deficit with Hyperactivity Disorder) Coaching.

Carolina Center for Counseling & Behavioral Interventions, LLC
Ronald H. Reames, MA, LPC
304 A NE Main Street
Simpsonville, SC 29681
(864)-963-4028; (877) 201-4878 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Individual and group counseling for children, adolescents & families. Services for children on the Autism Spectrum, with ADHD, depression, bi-polar and other disorders available.

Center for Disability Resources
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 935-5231 (Admin); (803) 935-5300 (Columbia Area); (800) 922-1107 (referrals)
Email: deniser | at |

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CH.A.D.D.)

Clarity: The Speech, Hearing, and Learning Center
Ms. Cindy Arms
29 North Academy St.
Greenville, SC 29605
(864) 331-1400
Email: info | at |
Non-profit agency with three doctoral level psychologists who specialize in conducting comprehensive psychological assessments for children, adolescents, and college-age students.

Client Assistance Program
Office of the Governor
Client Assistant Program
1205 Pendelton St., Room 306
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 734-0285; (800) 868-0040 (in SC); (803) 734-1147 (TTY)
Email: lbarker | at |

Coastal Pediatric Associates, PA
Crista Darling
1952 Long Grove Dr St 202
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 971-2992; (843) 573-2535; (843) 971-2998 (fax)
Email: caristi | at |

College Planners of South Carolina
Jenny Whittle, M.Ed, Educational Consultant
734 Chatter Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 284-8684
Email: jennywhittleceo | at |
Educational Consulting. Certified school counselor and teacher experienced in working with LD students in choosing schools or colleges. Specialized with middle and high school students.

Comprehensive Psychological Services, LLC
Dr. Marc Harari
1816 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 422-0017; (803) 799-5596 (fax)
Email: drharari | at |
Our office conducts psychological and educational evaluations for children, adolescents, and adults (ages 6+). Expect a completed evaluation within 2 weeks!

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

Division of Children, Adolescents & Their Families
Department of Mental Health
2414 Bull Street, Room 304
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 898-8350
Email: vw143 | at |

Department of Disabilities & Special Needs
3440 Harden Street Extension, P.O. Box 4706
Columbia, SC 29240
(803) 898-9769
Email: jterry | at |

Department of Mental Health 
P. O. Box 485
Columbia, SC 29202
(803) 898-8319
Email: sms85 | at |

Disability Action Center, Inc.
Amy Mayne
1115 Belleview Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(800) 681-6805; (803) 779-5121; (803) 779-5114 (fax)
Email: amayne | at |
DAC is a non-profit Center for Independent Living. DAC provides Education Advocacy by attending school meetings and hosting Caregiver Support Groups.

Easter Seals South Carolina
3020 Farrow Road
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 256-0735; (800) 951-4090
Email: gbostick | at |

ED101, Inc.
Ted Mauro Ph.D
PO Box 2718
West Columbia, SC 29171-2718
(864) 982-2381; (803) 528-0740
Email: ted | at |
We are a full service educational firm that focuses on advocacy, program design, research, educational supports and evaluation in the US and Internationally.

Epilepsy Foundation of South Carolina
Roger Short
652 Bush River Road Suite 211
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 798-8502; (803) 798-8591 (fax)
We are a 501 c(3) organization that provides support groups for those who have epilepsy. We also offer educational, vocational, and outreach services to people with epilepsy, and their families.

Family Connection of South Carolina
Jackie Richards
2712 Middleburg Drive
Suite 103-B
Columbia, SC 29204
(800) 578-8750; (803) 252-0914; (866) 420-4082 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Family Connection of SC is a statewide support network of parents with children who have disabilities and/or special healthcare needs.

Family Resource Center 
Bev McCarty
1575 Savannah Highway Suite 6
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 266-1318; (843) 266-1941 (fax)
Email: bevmccarty | at |
The Family Resource Center (FRC) was organized to promote opportunities for learning, inclusion, and empowerment for individuals with disabilities and special needs, their families, and their communities through such means as education, advocacy, and outreach.

Family Voices of South Carolina
Vera M. New
P O Box 71
Aiken, SC 29802
(803) 643-8941; (803) 641-1510 (fax)
Email: veranew | at |
Family Voices is a grassroots organization that works with families and children with special health care needs and disabilities. We are also a clearinghouse for information and education.

Federation of Families of South Carolina
Kerry Johnson
P.O. Box 83
Whitmire, SC 29178
(803) 940-1383; (803) 694-3171 (fax)
Email: kerry.johnson | at |
Being a parent of a child with emotional, behavioral or mental health problems may be the biggest challenge you ever face. You are not alone.

First Presbyterian Church Counseling Center 
Bert Medlin, MA, LPCI
1500 Lady Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 779-1995
Email: christiancounseling | at |
Providing clinical counseling for individual issues (depression, anxiety, addictions, etc), childhood disorders, family concerns, and those overcoming effects of abuse and family dysfunction.

Focus on the Child Advocacy
Allicyn Steverson
3416 Twiggs Road
Florence, SC 29505
(843) 618-5712
Email: Educ8kidz | at |
Tutoring (Elem/Middle/HS); Advocacy: Can help or advice w/getting your child evaluated. Child not making progress? IEP, 504, ADD, ADHD, Autism, Due Process help?

FUNdamentals Pediatric Therapy Clinic
Doyle Nobles
P.O. Box 125
Aynor, SC 29511
(843) 358-1457; (843) 358-1458 (fax)
Email: noblesfarms | at |
Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech Therapy services for pediatric clients.

Glenforest School
Chris Winkler
1041 Harbor Drive
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 796-7622; (803) 796-1603 (fax)
Email: cwinkler | at |
Educating students who learn differently since 1983 we embrace and equip K-12 and 13th year life long learners with many various learning challenges including dyslexia, ADHD, asperger’s / autism, and much more.

HCS Parent Educator Resource Service (PERS)
Sarah Pope
Horry County Schools
1620 Sherwood Dr.
Conway, SC 29526
(843) 488-6241; (843) 488-6240; (843) 488-6277 (fax)
Email: PERS | at |
Committed to providing information and assistance; to help families, students, and teachers understand special education and work toward success for students with special needs.

Catherine Herlong J.D., Special Needs Advocate
505 Belle Hall Parkway Suite 101
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
(803) 522-5526; (877) 709-9953
Email: joncat4life | at |
Assistance in attaining Medicaid services, waiver services, Tefra, SSI; IEP preparation and attendance; Mediation; Preparation of formal complaints; Due process proceedings; Creation of special needs trusts.

International Dyslexia Association
501 Howell Road
Greenville, SC 29615
(864) 483-0707
Email: scbida | at |

Island Tutoring
Deborah V. Lembo
28 Edgewater Alley
Isle of Palms, SC 29451
(843) 886-0304
Email: jopainless | at |
O-G reading tutor specializing in language skills, reading skills and study skills. Teaching since 1970 lower,middle and upper school students.

Key Changes Music Therapy Services
Natalie Mullis, MT-BC
1905 Marion St.
Columbia, SC 29201
(678) 414-3042
Email: keychangesmts | at |
Individual and group music therapy services for children with disabilities and injury.

Knowledge House Tutoring and Advocacy
Dolly Herron
2805 Augusta St.
Greenville, SC 29605
(864) 232-1870
Email: dolly2805 | at |
Private Tutoring (Elementary); Advocacy: Navigating through the special education system can be intimidating and confusing. I offer support and information to make the process easier for everyone involved.

Learning Disabilities Association of SC
P.O. Box 1592
Cayce, SC 29033
(803) 896-8478

Licensed School Psychologist
B.G. Quesenbery Jr. Ph.D.
3 Gamecock Ave. Ste. 309
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 556-7820
Email: drq | at |
Private practice psychologist offering assessment, treatment, and consultation services to special needs students at primary to graduate school levels. Expert testimony also available.

Make The Grade Tutoring
Chris McLean
197 Hickory Rd
Williamston, SC 29697
(864) 642-7914
Email: chris | at |
Reading & spelling tutoring using the Orton-Gillingham Approach, which is highly effective for children with language processing difficulties associated with dyslexia. Also, math tutoring for all high school level courses.

Toni Malpass
5 Stone Dale Dr.
Simpsonville, SC 29681
(864) 525-1625
Email: TMalpass | at |

Demal I. Mattson, Jr., Esq.
Attorney at Law
990 Lake Hunter Circle, Suite 201
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 881-2334
Email: ymattson | at |
Special Education Law: learning disabilities, 504’s, IEP’s, Due Process, Extended School Year, IDEA, FERPA, ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Positive Behavior Plans, No Child Left Behind.

Yvonne Cox Mattson, Special Education Advocate
990 Lake Hunter Circle
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 881-2334; (843) 881-2992 (fax)
Email: ymattson | at |
I practice Special Education Advocacy for educationally challenged children throughout the State of South Carolina.

Ted Mauro Consulting
410 North Elm Street
Pendleton, SC 29670
(864) 982-2381
Email: TedMauro | at |
Counseling and Consulting for Parents, Adult students, Schools, Law Firms and Agencies. Tutoring for all age group students. IEP support and expert testimony for legal proceedings and training. Teachers and other Professionals for hire on short term temp bases to fulfill NCLB requirements.

The McChole Group, Inc.
Charlyne Raih
20 41st Avenue
PO Box 810
Isle of Palms, SC 29451
(843) 824-1235; (843) 574-9723 (fax)
Email: charlyneb | at |
The McChole Group, Inc. provides life care planning and Medicare set aside services for children, their families, and adults with permanent disabilities and/or catastrophic injuries.

Mental Health Association in SC 
1823 Gadsden Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 779-5363
Email: mhasc | at |

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
Robert Sanders, CSNA
1224 Sumter St
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 733-2102
Email: r.sanders | at |
Resources for Trustees of special needs trusts often require assistance with trust administration and investment services to help them fulfill their fiduciary responsibilities.

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
Johnathan Stackhouse, CSNA
1224 Sumter St
Columbia SC 29201
(803) 733-2157
Email: johnathan.stackhouse | at |
Resources for Trustees of special needs trusts often require assistance with trust administration and investment services to help them fulfill their fiduciary responsibilities.

Michael J. Mueller, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Palmetto Elder Law, LLC
2008 Marion Street, Suite A
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 931-0687; (803) 931-0689 (fax)
Email: michael | at |
Special Needs Trusts. Comprehensive special needs and estate planning services for families with special needs children.

NAMI of South Carolina
Child and Adolescent Family Network
P.O. Box 1267
Columbia, SC 29202
(803) 733-9591/9592; (800) 788-5131
Email: namiofsc | at |
Education, Support, and Advocacy for families with Behavioral Disordered

National Adult Literacy & Learning Disabilities Center (NALLD)
Academy for Educational Development
1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009-1202
(202) 884-8185; (800) 953-ALLD (953-2553); (202) 884-8429 (fax); (202) 884-8422

Joannah O’Connor, Educational Consultant, LLC
295 Seven Farms Drive
Suite C-186
Daniel Island, SC 29492
(508) 991-1721
Email: joannah.oconnor | at |
Helping parents navigate Special Education processes to ensure they are well versed in the rights of their child to a free and appropriate public education.

Office of Career and Technology Education
Rutledge Building, 9th Floor, Room 916A
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 734-3386
Email: pfayson | at |

Office of State Coordinator of Vocational Education for Students with Disabilities
Education Associate
Office of Occupational Education
Rutledge Building, 9th Floor, 924
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 734-8486

One on One Learning Center, Inc
Becky and Bobby Matthews
7580 Charlotte Hwy. Suite 1100/1200
Indian Land, SC 29707
(803) 547-3225; (803) 547-4457 (fax)
Email: help | at |
We offer individualized tutoring, education consultation, parent workshops, home school assistance, adult education, and more for individuals, including individuals with mild to moderate disabilities.

Outlaw’s Vision Quest Farm, Inc.
Tina C. Outlaw, BSW, LMSW
2919 Jeffords Rd. N.
Lamar, SC 29069
(843) 857-0298
Email: OVQF | at |
We are a Comprehensive, full-service horse farm specializing in Therapeutic services for children with mental and physical challenges, and their families.

Palmetto Language & Speech Center, LLC (PLSC)
June Maranville
109 A Vista Oaks Drive
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 356-9833; (803) 996-0548 (fax)
Email: PLSC | at |
PLSC strives to help clients with communication challenges reach their maximum potential by partnering with community resources thus empowering all for success.

Palmetto PACER
Janet Frazier
109 Lupine Court
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 331-5279
Email: palmettopacer | at |
Advocate for the educational rights of all children. Grassroots organization to assist parents statewide.

Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
South Carolina Congress of Parents and Teachers
1826 Henderson Street
Columbia, SC 29201-2619
(800) 743-3782

Parents of Special Needs Children PSNC
Ryan Grubbs
416 Dantzler St.
St. Matthews, SC 29135
(803) 535-9983
Email: ryangrubbs | at |
Free parent advocate group to help parents navigate the educational processes.

Parents Unite/Greenwood Community Childrens Center
Tara Cothran
113 Liner Dr.
Greenwood SC 29646
(864) 941-8196
Email: parent_unite | at |
Parents Unite is a parent to parent support group for parents or caregivers of children with AD/HD and/or other mental or physical disabilities.

Pathways Counseling Center, LLC
Jennifer Zare, LISW-CP
3 Winchester Court
Mauldin, SC 29662
(864) 561-1133; (864) 288-0501 (fax)
Email: pathwayscounselingcenter | at |
High quality and affordable services for children, adolescents, and families. Wide range of issues addressed including: ADHD, Autism, Anxiety, Depression, GLBT Issues, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, etc.

Pattison’s Academy
Pamela L. Sloat, Executive Director
608 Williamson Drive
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 849-6707
Email: pam | at |
We are a non-profit early education and rehabilitation program that provides a caring and non-restrictive educational environment and summer camp for multi-handicapped children.

Pediatric Psychological Services
Laurie Dickson-Gillespie Ph.D.
700 NE Main St.
Simpsonville, SC 29681
(864) 323-8923
Email: drdicksongillespie | at |
I am a licensed pediatric psychologist. I specialize in neuropsychological, developmental, and psycho-educational testing for the purposes of diagnosis and treatment planning.

Jeremey S. Poindexter, Esq.
Toussaint Law Firm, PC
P.O. Box 774
Seneca, SC 29679
10131 Clemson Blvd
Seneca, SC 29678
(864) 888-1900; (864) 888-0038 (fax)
Email: jsplaw | at |
Serving the Upstate in special needs law – Special needs trusts (statewide), guardianships and conservatorships,and Medicaid TEFRA appeals.

POPS Parent Support Group
Bridgette Reeves
Lancaster County Public Library
313 South White Street
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 273-9133
Email: bfamily | at |
Our POPS (Parents Offering Parents Support) parent support group is a family of parents who have children with special needs.

652 Bush River Road, Suite 218
Columbia, SC 29210
(800) 759-4776; (803) 772-5688
Email: PROparents | at |

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Education Associate
Office of Programs for Expectional Children
1429 Senate Street, 8th Floor
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 734-8811

Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Division of Children with Special Health Care Needs
Department of Health & Environmental Control
1751 Calhoun Street, Box 101106
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 898-0789
Email: priceld | at |

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Part H Coordinator
Dept. of Health & Environmental Control/Baby Net
Robert Mills Complex, Box 101106
Columbia, SC 29211
(803) 737-4046

Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities
3710 Landmark Drive, Suite 208
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 782-0639; (866) 275-7273
Email: Info | at |

Psycho-Educational Services, LLC
Mary Drake
1905 Marion St.
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 741-5320
Email: susan | at |
Full range of psychological and educational testing for intelligence, academic achievement and behavioral/emotional difficulties. Specialty in learning disabilities, autism, developmentally delayed and visually impaired.

Red Barn Pony Park and Equestrian Center
3565 Wedgefield Rd
Sumter, SC 29154
(803) 494-8004; (803) 469-8832 (fax)
Email: redbarnponypark | at |
We offer therapeutic riding, Special Olympics, 4-H, and outdoor activities that promote healthy lifestyles.

Alyssa Revuelta, PhD, LLC
10 Resolute Lane, Suite 207
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 810-9682; (843) 408-4478 (fax)
Email: arevueltaphd | at |
Dr. Revuelta is a licensed clinical psychologist providing psychological services to children and families coping with chronic medical illness and other disabilities.

Elizabeth Hyatt Robinson, Esq.
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 2252
408 N. White Street
Lancaster, SC 29721
(803) 286-4646; (866) 412-4835 (fax)
Email: elizabeth | at |
I represent parents of children with disabilities against school districts, to get the services and education their child needs. Due Process, Discipline, Litigation, Education

John Romig, M.Ed
4001 Pelham Road, 41
Greer, SC 29650
(336) 906-2898
Email: john.romig10 | at |
I provide free assistance with IEP development, educational consulting for parents, and advocacy services. Tutoring services can also be provided.

SC Whitmore School
Ellen Ray
407 Lexington Ave.
Chapin, SC 29036
(866) 476-6416
Email: careers.scwhitmore | at |
We are a public online charter high school where students learns through a challenging, supportive curriculum at their own pace for mastery of content.

Sheryl Sisk Schelin, Esq.
Attorney at Law
730 Main Street, #358
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
(843) 283-4840; (866) 641-2930 (fax)
Email: sheryl | at |
Advocacy and legal representation of families in all stages of special education in coastal South Carolina. Due process hearing representation, IEP advocacy, and litigation services offered.

Scottish Rite Center for Childhood Language Disorders (Planning Stage)
Scottish Rite Temple
1051 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 571-4699

Scottish Rite Center for Childhood Language Disorders
Scottish Rite Temple
7230 Sumter Highway
Columbia, SC 29290-2107
(803) 776-5474; (803) 776-5099 (fax)

Scottish Rite Center for Childhood Language Disorders
Scottish Rite Temple
P.O. Box 5776
Greenville, SC 29606-5776
817 Cleveland Street
Greenville, SC 29601-4412
(864) 232-5430

Raymond W. Smith, Esq.
764 St. Andrews Blvd.
Charleston, South Carolina 29407
(843) 571-5000; (866) 675-5398 (fax)
Email: rwsmith | at |
Medicaid Pre-Planning – Asset Protection, Medicaid Crisis Planning – Asset Protection, Medicaid Applications, Medicaid Hearings and Appeals, Qualified Income Trusts, Planning for Disability and Incapacity of Adults, etc.

SOAR Academy
Teresa Loving
2407 South Pine Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302
(864) 585-8928; (864) 590-1005; (864) 585-8929 (fax)
Email: teresaloving | at |
Private, non-profit school for children with special needs beginning at age 12 months serving Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union Counties.

S.O.S. Health Care, Inc.
Jim Coulter
PO Box 7136
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
(843) 449-0554; (843) 497-4861 (fax)
Email: jimc | at |
We provide ABA Therapy in a clinic environment. All therapy supervised by a board certified behavioral analyst. Children aged 2 to 6 are accepted in the clinic.

South Carolina Commission for the Blind 
P.O. Box 79
Columbia, SC 29202-0079
(803) 898-8822

South Carolina DD Council 
1205 Pendleton Street, Room 372
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 734-0465
Email: clang | at |

South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs
For People with Severe, Lifelong Disabilities

South Carolina Department of Education
1006 Rutledge Building
1429 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 734-8492; (803) 734-3389 (fax)

South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind
Linda Coon
355 Cedar Springs Road
Spartanburg, SC 29302
(864) 577-7521; (888) 447-2732
Email: lcoon | at |
Embracing the possibilities in students who are blind, deaf, or sensory multi-disabled. Serving all counties in SC through either campus or outreach services.

South Carolina Services Information System
Center for Disability Resources
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 898-8878
Email: riversd | at |

South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association 
3008 Millwood Avenue
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 252-5646
Email: info | at |

Special Needs Advocacy Group
Lisa H.Rollins, IEP advocate
256 Molasses Lane
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 849-1335; (864) 993-6162
Email: lisahrollins | at |
Offering families affected by autism advocacy help and hope. Autism and the law:know your child’s rights, get ABA coverage, IEP help you need today.

Special Solutions, LLC
Stephanie Trevitz, Ed.D., NBCT
7732 Sunview Circle
Columbia, SC 29209
(866) 866-0846
Email: specialsolutions | at |
Exceptional Needs Specialist available for advocacy for individual families or for attorneys requiring an expert witness. Previously certified as an expert in court. Due process or civil/tort cases.

State Department of Education
Office of Exceptional Children
1429 Senate Street, Room 808
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 734-8806
Email: sdurant | at |

State Department of Education – Office of Exceptional Children
1429 Senate Street, 8th floor
Columbia, SC 29201-3730
(803) 734-8224

State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
Executive Director
SC DD Council
Edgar Brown Bldg.
1205 Pendleton Street, Room 372
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 734-0465

State Disabilities and Special Needs

State Education Agency Rural Representative
Education Associate
Orthopedically Handicapped, Department of Education
Office of Technical Assistance
1429 Senate Street, 506 Rutledge Bldg.
Columbia, SC 29201-3730
(803) 734-8223

State Resources on National Institute for Literacy 

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Vocational Rehabilitation Department
1410 Boston Avenue, P.O. Box I5
West Columbia, SC 29171-OOl5
(803) 896-6504

Technology Related Assistance
Project Director
SC Assistive Technology Program
USC School of Medicine
Center for Disability Resources
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 935-5263

Title 59 – Education Chapter 33. Special Education for Handicapped Children South Carolina General Assembly

Total Rehab Services P.A.
Marilyn R. Picow OTR/L
9600 Two Notch Rd. #24
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 736-5540; (803) 699-0951 (fax)
Email: occther212 | at |
Occupational Therapy; Sensory Integration; SIPT testing with a SIPT certified OTR/L

Tri-Development Center of Aiken County, Inc.
Ralph E. Courtney
1016 Vaucluse Road
P.O. Box 698
Aiken, SC 29802-0698
(803) 642-8811; (803) 642-8812; (803) 642-8806 (fax)
Email: rcourtney | at |
Provides a variety of supports to children and adults with autism, cognitive disabilities, and spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries. Also engage in prevention activities.

Trident Academy
Betsy A. Fanning
1455 Wakendaw Rd
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 884-7046; (843) 884-3494; (843) 881-8320 (fax)
Email: bfanning | at |
Trident Academy is an internationally known independent school for children with diagnosed learning disabilities such as dyslexia and ADHD serving students in grades K – 12.

William J. Tuck, P.A.
P.O. Box 933
Darlington, SC 29540
(843) 393-2201; (843) 393-2216 (fax)
Email: williamtuckpa | at |
Litigation on behalf of children with special needs in SC.

University of South Carolina
School of Medicine
Center for Disability Resources
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 935-5231
Email: richardf | at |

Unlimited Possibilities Mentoring Services LLC
Kimberly Wheat
520 Folly Road, Suite 225
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 327-8454
Email: wheatkr | at |
Mentoring and social skills services for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

Upstate Parents Network (formerly Parents of Bipolar Children, Inc.)
Natasha Lyles
664 Berry Shoals Rd
Duncan, SC 29334
(864) 208-5995; (859) 406-8917 (fax)
Email: nlyles | at |
Upstate Parents Network is a network of parent volunteers working together to provide support and education to families whose children are affected by mental illness.

VSA arts of South Carolina
P.O. Box 643
Columbia, SC 29202-0643
(803) 931-0620
Email: vsasc | at |

We Factory LLC
Patty Hays
989 Knox Abbott Dr, #111,
Cayce, SC 29033
(803) 233-3199
Email: we_factory | at |
We do individual, group, family and couple therapy. Empowering people on their personal journey to realize their full potential.

Robertson Wendt
Charleston Social Security Disability Law Firm
3875 Faber Pl Dr #204 North
Charleston SC 29405
(843) 352-4646