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Agency Resource File

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Local agencies

-Horry county disability and special needs

-Lighthouse of Conway

-Waccamaw mental health

-Coastal disability access

-New horizon spinal cord and head injury

State agencies

-Assistive technology program

-Easter seals

-Autism division

-Babynet

-South Carolina department of the death

National agencies

-Pacer

- American association on intellectual and developmental disabilities

-American association of the blind

-America speech-language-hearing association

-Mental health of America

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Local agencies
Horry County Disabilities and Special Needs

250 Victory Lane, Conway, SC 29526


phone at (843) 347-3010

http://hcdsn.org/

The Horry County Disabilities & Special Needs Board authorizes services such as personal
care aides, durable medical supplies, LPN and RN nursing services, assistive technology,
intensive behavioral support and environmental and vehicle modifications through
different Home and Community Based Waiver programs (enhanced Medicaid
programs).

Lighthouse of Conway
152 Waccamaw Medical
Park Drive
Conway, SC 29526

(843) 347-8871

Lighthouse Care Center provides comprehensive treatment programs for individuals


suffering from mental illness, an emotional crisis and/or addiction issues. Our programs
provide a highly structured schedule throughout the day. Patients attend therapy and
educational groups several times a day, participate in recreational therapy and leisure
activity groups, see the physician for medication checks and are allowed time for reflection
and keeping a journal. Each morning patients set a daily goal and in the evening report on
the achievement of that goal.
Waccamaw mental health

164 Waccamaw Medical Park Dr, Conway, SC 29526

843-347-4888

http://www.waccamawmentalhealth.org/

Mental Health Services are offered to adults, adolescents, children and their families.
Services are provided in programs that are offered in individual clinic locations.
Treatment services are geared toward a model of recovery. People are served based on
their individual strengths, needs, abilities, and preferences.
Coastal disability access

1021 Third Avenue

Conway, SC 29526

843-488-1309

They provide Information and referrals, free counseling and advocacy for disabled.
Assists with ramps for homes of wheelchair confined persons, teach and assist with living
independent skills, and individual advocacy.
New Horizon head and spinal cord injury

1021 Third Avenue

Conway, SC

843-488-1309

Teach life skills training, rehab support, service coordination. Provides and assists
clients with access service and spinal cord resources.
State agencies
South Carolina Assistive technology program
8301 Farrow Road, Columbia SC 29203

(803) 935-5263

http://scatp.med.sc.edu/index.htm

The South Carolina Assistive Technology Program (SCATP) is a federally funded program
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.
Easter seals South Carolina

3020 Farrow Road


Columbia, SC 29203

803-256-0735

http://www.easterseals.com/southcarolina

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 a nd
Referral.
Autism Division of the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and
Special Needs
3440 Hardin Street Ext.
P.O. Box 4706
Columbia, SC 29240
(803) 898-9609

The Autism Division provides consultation, training and evaluation services for families of
individuals with autism and the professionals who work with them.
BabyNet

1300 Sumter Street


Columbia, SC 29201

877-621-0865

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
SC Association of the death

437 Center Street


West Columbia, SC 29169

803-794-3175

http://www.scadservices.org/

The South Carolina Association of the Deaf, Inc. (SCAD) is committed to


providing advocacy for all persons in South Carolina who are Deaf and Hard -of-
Hearing. SCAD supports equal access to a comprehensive coordinated system of
services and encourage all Deaf and Hard -of-Hearing people to achieve their
maximum potential through increased independence, productivity, and
integration into the community.
National agencies
Pacer center
8161 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington, MN 55437

612-373-3333

http://www.pacer.org/

PACER Center enhances the quality of life and expands opportunities for
children, youth, and young adults with all disabilities and their families so each
person can reach his or her highest potential. PACER operates on the principles
of parents helping parents, supporting families, promoting a safe environment
for all children, and working in collaboration with others.
American association on intellectual and developmental disabilities
501 3rd Street, NW Suite 200, Washington, DC 20001
202-387-1968

Aaidd.org

AAIDD promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices, and universal human rights
for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
American Association for the blind

2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102


New York, NY 10121

http://www.afb.org/default.aspx

The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) sees a world where people with vision
loss have equal access and opportunities to excel at school, at work, and in their
communities

AFB American Foundation ®

for the Blind


Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss
American speech-language-hearing association

2200 Research Boulevard


Rockville, MD 20850-3289 USA
301-296-5700
Asha.org

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national


professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 186,000 members and affiliates
who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing
scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.

Mental health America

500 Montgomery St suite 820


Alexandria, VA 22314

703-684-7722

The nation's leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of


those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all
Americans.