Here at Beginnings SC, we serve more than 400 families throughout our state. Each has a unique and special story.

We invite you to learn some of their stories here to better understand how Beginnings is inspiring hope through empowerment, education, and engagement in the lives of families of children with hearing loss all across South Carolina.

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Eda'Leigh's Story

Eda’Leigh’s mom, Takeesha, talks about her Beginnings SC journey.  “Beginnings SC has been a big support for our family. On December 28, 2020, we found out that our sweet baby girl Eda’Leigh Tiana’Grace had profound hearing loss. I can remember that day just like it was yesterday. At the time, I did not really understand…

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Zavaeha's Story

Zavaeha Pullin’s Family Story Zavaeha’s mom, Brittney Pullins, describes her journey with Beginnings SC. “When it comes to Beginnings SC and how they have impacted my family, it’s just them being there for us in this time of need that we are going through. I found out my baby was deaf when she hit one…

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Lisa's Story

Lisa Pullen’s Family Story Lisa Pullen talks about her journey with Beginnings SC. “For many years I knew few people who worked in organizations such as Beginning SC, which helps families with deaf children or resources for deaf family members. Before I became in a relationship with my partner, I didn’t need help. However, after…

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Ava's Story

Ava Hagan’s Family Story Ava’s mom, Katie Hagan, discusses her journey with Beginnings SC. “Learning that your child can’t hear is life altering. Beginnings SC educated us on our child’s hearing loss, helped us feel less alone in navigating Ava’s diagnosis, gave us the tools we need to support Ava’s growth and development, and connected…

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Cole's Story

Cole’s Story as Told by His Mom, Plus a Special Interview of Cole by His Brother Will “I just received Cole’s new IEP, and it has his new accommodations.  I just want you to know how much I appreciate your help with this whole process.  It has been so difficult, transitioning into the public school…

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Andrew's Story

Andrew’s Story as Told by His Mom Having Beginnings help me learn the educational impacts of my son’s hearing loss has been beneficial in me learning, as a parent, to better advocate for him. The knowledge and understanding that Cara brings is so uplifting and empowering. Ever since I realized that my son was Deaf…

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Micah and Mia's Story

Micah and Mia’s Story as Told by Their Mom Our journey as parents of a hard of hearing child began in 2014 when our son, Micah was born. He failed his newborn hearing screening and 6 weeks later, at his ABR, he was diagnosed with hearing loss. We were given a lot of information that…

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Eli's Story

Eli’s Story as Told by His Parents   Where do we begin? We are so very thankful for Beginnings SC!! We have spent years struggling to keep Eli in regular education and the least restrictive environment yet have all of his various needs met within our school district. This had become extremely difficult and we…

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Abby's Story

Abby’s Story as Told by Her Mom “This is my oldest. Her name is Abby. She is pretty amazing (when she isn’t being too much of a 7 year old diva.) She has had to work very hard for things many of us take for granted. Abby was born with moderate to severe hearing loss…

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Stephen's Story

Stephen’s Story as Told by Beginnings & His Mom Little Stephen has been through a lot. But thanks to Ms. Tracy and Mr. Billy, he has started living a whole new life. You see, he spent his first three years bouncing from hotel to hotel, only understanding how to get his needs met by screaming…

OUR MISSION
We provide services to families and professionals around South Carolina. Beginnings SC is shining light on the impacts of hearing loss on children and their families. We are making the invisible visible.

 

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Upcoming Events

  1. Milk & Cookies Story Night with Signing Santa

    December 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Wine Down with Beginnings

    April 30, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm