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Accessibility at the Annual Meeting

 

Accessibility Resources

Creating an Accessible Presentation 

 

For more than twenty years, ASA has provided special services and oversight arrangements to facilitate attendance at the Annual Meeting. For an overview, please read the article on “Committee and Executive Office Collaborate to Make Annual Meeting Accessible,” published in the April 2007 issue of ASA Footnotes. Then take a look at the arrangements below to identify resources available to all attendees at the Annual Meeting. 

Equipment Services
ASA will make arrangements for sign-language interpreters, sighted guides, and other communication avenues for meeting registrants. Please use the "Accessibility Services" portion of the registration form to identify the service that you need. Meeting Services staff will contact you to discuss needs and possible arrangements.


Sessions
ASA will make arrangements for sign-language interpreters, sighted guides, and other communication avenues for meeting registrants. Please use the "Accessibility Services" portion of the registration form to identify the service that you need. Meeting Services staff will contact you to discuss needs and possible arrangements.

ASA strives to make its Annual Meeting accessible to ensure full participation by persons with disabilities. Each presentation or session should be designed and conducted with the full participation of all in mind. Therefore, the ASA requests that all presenters review the guidelines for accessible presentations and take the steps necessary to make all programming accessible to their respective audiences.


Other Services
If you have a physical disability and need special services, equipment, or accommodations, please fill out the Accessibility Services portion of the registration form or call ASA Meeting Services (202-383-9005, x305) to arrange in advance for the necessary services.

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