SC disability rights group shares concerns over reopening schools


As schools make preparations for the fall, one organization is expressing concerns about the governor’s recommendation to reopen schools.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – As schools make preparations for the fall, one organization is expressing concerns about the governor’s recommendation to reopen schools.

Able SC is a non-profit organization led by people with disabilities that focuses on empowerment and offering services.

Executive Director Kimberly Tissot says those with disabilities aren’t being fully included in the reopening discussions.

“Right now what we are not seeing in any of the plans are real efforts to assist with making sure that our needs are being met while also making sure that we are healthy,” Tissot said. “But also, respecting that some of us will not be able to go into the schools because of our disabilities or health care conditions.” …

Source: SC disability rights group shares concerns over reopening schools



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