PDAC Resources & Tips

Sponsorship – For information about sponsorship or finding a sponsor, please email pdxaccess@gmail.com Communication Tips – Deaf & Hard of Hearing Communication Tips Keep paper and pencils easily available at your meeting as a communication aid.  Public Information – Provide accessible meeting information to your local AA…

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AA Meetings and Articles in Print & Video Tapes

Box 4-5-9 – News and Notes from the General Service Office of A.A. AA Grapevine – meeting in print, written, edited, and illustrated by AA members. (current issue is free, archives require a paid subscription)October 2004 issue – Helping an Alcoholic Who Is Deaf by…

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Special Needs / Accessibilities Information from GSO

A.A. Guideline – Serving Alcoholics with Special Needs A.A. Guideline – Carrying the A.A. to the Deaf Alcoholic Special Needs/Accessibilities Workbook Fall 2006 About A.A. Newsletter Suggested Special Needs / Accessibilities Committee Activities E-mail G.S.O.’s Special Needs Desk AA Guidelines

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Access for Late-Deafened & Oral Deaf Who Do Not Use ASL

RTC – Real-time Captioning also known as CART  Hard of Hearing Assistive Listening Devices Oral Deaf – Oral Interpreters System for transcribing speech to text. for example, Typewell or Dragon Computervoice recognition software for one-on-one meetings RTC/CARTReal-Time Captioning / Communications Access…

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How to Find a Certified ASL Interpreter

Ask the Deaf AA members to recommend a certified interpreter. Contact your local AA Access Committee. Find a certified interpreter through the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf website. Contact a local Deaf or Hard of Hearing agency and request…

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