Would the fellowship share experience of appropriate resources and support for alcoholics who have special needs or disabilities?
The group’s experience was that a member with autism wasn’t treated fairly when sharing, and that inappropriate comments were made about this individual. We think there needs to be more awareness of members with special needs and disabilities within AA, so groups can have a better understanding of dealing with this when it arises. This would help to support all individuals with disabilities, whether visible or not.
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