VR’s 100th Anniversary

This year is the 100th anniversary of the first federally funded program to assist people with disabilities who had not acquired their disabilities as a result of serving in the military. President Woodrow Wilson signed the Smith-Fess Act of 1920, also known as the Industrial Rehabilitation Act and referred to as “The National Civilian...


Students show off skills at Tech Olympics

Students from around the state demonstrated their knowledge and expertise with assistive devices at the 8th Technology Olympics, recently held at the South Carolina...

Success Stories

Confidence and capability with assistive technology

When diagnosed with macular degeneration, Dr. Thomas Gaffney, a retired physician, found himself more dependent on others to accomplish some of the basic tasks of daily living. Even so, Dr. Gaffney remained hopeful that there were resources available to assist him. Encouraged by his wife, Dr. Gaffney reached out to SCCB’s Older Blind program...

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