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2012 ASCB Annual Meeting

Accessibility for People with Disabilities & Special Needs

The Moscone Center and most of the ASCB hotels are accessible to people with disabilities. If you require special services, please mark the appropriate box on the Annual Meeting Registration form.

Detailed information about accessibility at the Moscone Center

LSA Interpretation Services
800-305-9673 | www.LSAweb.com

Language Services Associates is a nationwide full service firm providing translators and interpreters in 180 languages.

Wheelchair and Scooter Rentals
ITC Medical, 415-387-7100
Scoot Around, 888-441-7575, www.scootaround.com

San Francisco Access Guide
The San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau maintains a TDD/TYY information line at 415-392-0328. The Mayor's Office on Disability also has extensive resources on its website, as do many City and County of San Francisco agencies located at www.sfgov.org. You can also download the latest version of the San Francisco Access Guide.

For public transportation, request a copy of the Muni Access Guide from Muni Accessible Services Programs, 1 South Van Ness, San Francisco, CA 94115; Phone 415-701-4485 or 415-701-4730 (TTY) weekdays or 311 anytime. In addition to accessible Muni Metro service, all but one Muni bus line are accessible. A Paratransit Taxi service provides discount taxi service to qualified disabled people unable to use public fixed route transportation (Muni); a certification form may be requested from the San Francisco Paratransit Broker at 415-351-7000, TTY 415-351-3942.

Golden Gate Transit, which operates bus and ferry service between San Francisco and Marin County, has published a handbook on accessible equipment and procedures, Welcome Aboard. For a copy, phone 415-923-2000 or TTY 311.

Handicapped parking zones are clearly marked throughout the city with signage and blue curbs; disabled visitors may pay a $6 fee and present a state-of-origin permit/plaque with photo ID to obtain a temporary permit from the Department of Motor Vehicles at 1377 Fell Street. There is a special line/window to assist individuals with disabilities.

For more information about accessibility, contact ASCB Director of Meetings This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (301-347-9325).

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