Accessibility Committee

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The purpose of the Special Needs/Accessibility Committee is to explore, develop and offer resources to make the AA message and participation in AA available to everyone who reaches out for it. This can included people who are blind or visually impaired; deaf or hard of hearing; chronically ill, physically disabled or homebound, and many others who have less visible challenges.

Chair:    Laura C

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The Latest Accessibility Posts

  • How-to set up hybrid meetings By Peter S. July 2021
  • Did you know? All AA Zoom meetings are accessible via landline/phone only?!
    Just dial (253) 215-8782 then enter the Zoom meeting ID (and password if prompted) Please pass on this info if you know anyone who isn’t tech savvy, doesn’t have access to a computer/smartphone or may have accessibility issues. When anyone anywhere reaches out for help we want them to be able to go to a meeting! If you know someone who wants to join with the video capability of zoom but is still having trouble, please share this article, we […]
  • Back to Live – One Group’s Experience
    Months into AA’s International experience of meeting virtually, groups are beginning to meet in person once more. In Western Washington, this is one group’s experience (so far). When we had to close our doors temporarily, we thought it would only be a few weeks. We held meetings on Zoom and started electronic contributions, but we wanted to get our doors open as soon as we were able to reach the still suffering alcoholic. We watched the news closely, looked at […]
  • Need help Zooming to meetings?
    The Eastside AA Accessibility Committee would love to help. About half of the 300+ Eastside AA meetings have created online versions of themselves with Zoom video conferencing. If you are tech savvy it’s a piece of cake to install the app, join a meeting and see your homegroup friends! BUT, not everyone has access to a computer or is comfortable enough to set up video conferencing themselves. We’d like to help. Did you know you can call into AA meetings […]