Resources for the Disabled
Alcoholics Anonymous: 12 Step Programs for the Deaf (www.rit.edu/ntid/saisd/info/nationaldirectory)
Lists TTY equipped 12 Step offices available and other AA offices that rely on relay service for interaction with the Deaf. Information about ASL-interpreted AA meetings can usually be provided by local AA central or intergroup offices listed in the phone book. If there is no local AA office, the Alcoholics Anonymous General Service Office keeps an updated list of over 580 United States and Canadian AA central offices.
Addiction Resource Guide: Special Populations (addictionresourceguide.com/specpop/special.html)
Lists centers that offer recovery services for the blind, deaf, and physically challenged with detailed information on admissions, payment, services, licensing and accreditation and contact information.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing AA 12 Steps Recovery Resources (www.dhh12s.com/)
Meetings by telephone or video relay service enable people who are deaf, hard of hearing, speech impaired, deaf-blind, and people with mobility loss to have access to AA meetings via conference calling. The site gives instructions on these procedures.
National Directory of Alcohol and Other Drugs Prevention and
Accessible to the Deaf (www.rit.edu/ntid/saisd/info/nationaldirectory)
This treatment locator for the deaf is organized by state
and city. A full description is given on each facility and
program including number of staff, interpreters, services
offered, number of deaf clients served, ages of clients served,
populations served, and financial arrangements.