Special Needs

Special Needs

The Special Needs Committee explores, develops and offers resources to make the AA message and participation in our program available to alcoholics with special needs that limit their access to the full AA experience. The committee strives to establish and implement service priorities for AAs with special needs at the individual, group, district, and area level.

    Pam R., Chair (614-323-9083)
    Email: specialneedschair[at]area53aa[dot]org

Meeting:1st Sat of the Month at 10am
COGF Meeting Room
645 W Broad St, Columbus OH 43215

Other Resources
Serving Alcoholics with Special Needs Guideline at aa.org web site

Meeting Minutes

Dec 5, 2015: Meeting Minutes, Treasurers Report

Committee News

Special Needs Committee Meeting Report

December 5, 2015 Meeting Minutes Attending: Pam (Chairperson), Terri (Treasurer) and Stacie (Secretary) Opening with Serenity Prayer Old Business: Mishana of Reliable Interpreter Services was paid the bill of $55 that was from services rendered on June 19, 2015 Motion was passed to enter into a Service Agreement of $270 for six months, which will …


Committee Meetings in April 2015

Area 53 Committee Meetings in April 2015 Visit the Area 53 Calendar for more details and other events in Ohio.


AA Grapevine Seeking Special Needs Stories

AAGrapevine is looking for stories of experience by special needs AA members or people involved in special needs-accessibilities service. They are looking for stories by members who are wheel-chair bound, blind, deaf, ill or with any kind of special need. Share stories about your own personal journey or your group’s. Stories due by December 1. …


Special Needs Committee Meeting

[mappress mapid=”4″ alignment=”right” height=200 width=200]The Area 53 Special Needs Committee will meet at 10:00am, Saturday November 24, at Central Office, 100 W. 3rd Ave, Columbus. The agenda for the meeting includes: Nomination and election of officers: chair and secretary (treasurer has one more year) to take office in January 2013 Progress report on project to …


SNC Report to December 2011 Assembly

The report is available at the link below. Special Needs Cmt Report at Dec 2011 Assembly