The mission of South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (DDSN) includes assistance to “minimize the occurrence and reduce the severity of disabilities through prevention.” The Prevention and Wellness Committee leads agency efforts to monitor, coordinate, and expand activities related to prevention and health promotion. It includes representatives of policy, operations, and administration areas of the agency.
Please use the links below for a broader understanding of the Prevention Initiatives that are maintained by DDSN.
Inventory of Agency and Collaborative Prevention Initiatives
Steps to Your Health Summary
Prevention and Wellness Fall 2008 Newsletter
Prevention and Wellness Spring/Summer 2008 Newsletter
Prevention and Wellness Winter 2008 Newsletter
Prevention and Wellness Fall 2007 Newsletter
Spring 2009 Prevention and Wellness Newsletter
Summer 2009 Prevention and Wellness Newsletter
Supporting People with Disabilities to Achieve Healthier Lifestyles