Accessibility/Special Needs

The Committee acts as a resource for information and experience in the area of accessibility and special needs.

Are you or anyone you know…

  • Hearing Impaired
  • Sight Impaired
  • Traumatic Brain Injured
  • Homebound
  • In need of assistance getting to a meeting
  • Temporarily Hospitalized
  • In a Nursing Home
  • Illiterate
  • Have Language Barriers
  • Have Learning Disabilities

  • AA Large Print Books
  • AA Large Print Pamphlets
  • AA Audio Books (Big Book, Twelve Steps / Twelve Traditions, and more
  • AA Material Translated for American Sign Language
  • AA Material Translated for Braille
  • Meeting Lists Denoting Wheelchair and Handicap Accessible Meetings

Each district within the HMB area has an accessibility committee. If you know of an alcoholic with special needs, want more information, or wish to join our efforts you can contact your HMB Area 48 Accessibility Chair at

HMB Area 48 Accessibility/Special Needs pamphlet

Please be sure your group uses this checklist!


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