South Carolina Chapter

Chapter contact: Meredith Holcomb, President

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Mission Statement

The mission of the organization is to empower persons who are hearing impaired to function independently by promoting universal rights and optimal opportunities for such persons, from infancy through adulthood, to learn to use, maintain, and improve all aspects of their verbal communication, including their abilities to speak, speechread, use residual hearing and process both spoken and written language.


Chapter Scholarship
We are pleased to announce a $1,500 scholarship opportunity for one South Carolina deaf/hard of hearing student. Please note the application deadline date of May 1, 2015.

National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management

The national resource center for the implementation and improvement of comprehensive and effective Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) systems.

South Carolina resources can be found in the Directory of Services

Other State Government Resources

First Sound
SC Dept of Health & Environmental Control's Early Hearing Detection & Intervention (EHDI) program, 803-898-0708

SC Dept of Health & Environmental Control's Children's Rehabilitative Services (CRS)
803-898-0788 (Central Office)

South Carolina's interagency early intervention program for birth to three years old. It is funded through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and managed through SC First Steps

SC Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation (LLR)
Search for a licensed Audiologist or Speech-Language Pathologist

SC Statehouse
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