1. Welcome- 

If you would like assistance (ie. have the survey read to you, alternative format, etc.) completing the survey, please contact Dr. Robert Dawson, 803-386-1711 or email at crisisawareness@gmail.com

You are invited to participate in this online questionnaire about how the 2015 historic South Carolina flood affected persons with disabilities. The goal of this research is to determine to what extent South Carolinians with disabilities were impacted by the 2015 flood that caused significant damage to Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Fairfield, Florence, Georgetown, Greenville, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Marion, Newberry, Orangeburg, Richland, Spartanburg, Sumter and Williamsburg counties. Participation in this study is strictly voluntary and should take approximately 15-20 minutes of your time. 

By completing this survey you are giving us your consent to share your responses with researchers from the University of South Carolina. The data will be used to enhance South Carolina’s emergency response services for persons with disabilities during and after a crisis. No personal identifying information will be gathered unless you volunteer for a follow-up interview.

If you have any questions about the study please contact Dr. Robert Dawson, 803-386-1711, or write the University of South Carolina, Rehabilitation Counseling Program, 3555 Harden Street Ext, Suite B-18,Columbia, SC 29203.