Safety notice:

During these unprecedented times, I hope everyone is doing well and staying safe. We want to assure you that I.M.P.A.C.T. South Carolina is working hard to ensure that all the activities are completed in a safe manner. So as right now the activities will be done online and if anyone needs to contact IMPACT, they can contact Kristi Hartwell at or 803-935-5947.

ABLE SC Emergency Preparedness Training

Dori Tempio from ABLE SC  provided training in Emergency Preparedness to our IMPACT in SC group February 13, 2020. The training was designed to help people with disabilities learn how to plan for an emergency.  Participants were given an emergency kit and radio to provide them with essential supplies needed in case of a natural disaster. There were roughly 20 or more in attendance onsite, and another 10 who participated by phone.

Independence: My Choices, My Life

Hello everyone,

I hope you are staying safe and healthy!  In order to ensure the safety of our conference attendees during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to cancel the Independence:  My Choices, My Life conference this year.  Please stay safe and take care of yourselves! If you have any questions, you can contact Kristi Hartwell at


IMPACT SC Self Advocacy Council

Disability Advocacy Day Rescheduled for March 17

If you are interested in being a speaker at the 2020 Disability Advocacy Day at the State House on March 17, 2020, please contact Connie Gallman at or

The DAD Rally will start at approximately 11:00 am.  The 2020 Self Advocate of the Year will be named at 11:30.  The schedule for the day is:

9:30 – Welcome, Announcements and Opening Remarks

9:40- Keynote Speaker

9:50- Visit Legislators

11:00 Self Advocate Rally

11:30 Announcement of Self Advocate of the Year