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How Can You Make Your Group or Event More Accessible?

Photo of wheelchairWhen setting up the chairs, ensure that the entry and aisles are free of obstacles and of ample width.

Picture of earReserve a few seats in front of the speaker for members living with a hearing impariment or borrow an assistive listening device (ALD) from Central Office.

Picture showing large printHave large print material available for members living with a visual impairment or reading disability.

Picture showing childcareMaintain a list of meetings that are child-friendly or provide childcare.

Full participation in AA

Persons requiring reasonable accommodations at meetings of Intergroup, COC, Intergroup Committees and service events sponsored by the preceding entities, including sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices or print materials in alternate format should contact the SF/Marin Central Office (415) 674-1821 no later than five business days prior to the event.

Guide Dogs

On leash or off, never let your dog near a working guidedog without first asking and receiving permission from the blind handler.

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