S.E. Social Justice Breaking News Bulletin – Allendale County, SC assault – 11-29-17 1:10 p.m.
Law enforcement and paramedics on the scene of a reported “assault” at Allendale/Barnwell Disabilities and Special Needs Board, Allendale in Allendale, SC.
By Greg Peterson
S.E. Social Justice Breaking News
(Allendale, SC) – Police and paramedics on scene of reported assault at a facility for those with disabilities and special needs in Allendale County, SC.
The Allendale County rescue squad ambulance was sent at 12:43 p.m. today, Nov. 29, 2017 to the Allendale/Barnwell Disabilities and Special Needs Board, Allendale at 421 Barnwell Highway in Allendale, SC.
Few details are known about the reported “assault victim.” The facility appears to be located in a farm setting. Law enforcement is on the scene. It is not clear if the victim is a client or an employee.
Here is how the agency is described on it website:
This agency helps get services for persons meeting the eligibility criteria for the Mental Retardation Division or the Autism Division of the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (DDSN).
There may be a waiting list for some services. Some service funding may only be available through the MR/RD Home and Community-based Waiver. Ask the agency for additional information about this waiver.
This agency also provides early intervention services for children with delays or disabilities even though the children may not be DDSN eligible. Persons seeking services from the Head and Spinal Cord Injury Division of DDSN should call 1-866-867-3864 for an eligibility screening.
For information about DDSN, call 1-888-376-4636 toll-free or visit the website at: