ADA Assistance

We want everyone to be able to be a part of the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC). We are happy to provide assistance to attendees with disabilities. Please let us know your needs by September 14, 2015 so we can provide the best assistance possible.

Hearing Disabilities

We can provide sign language interpreting services at GHC for no charge. Please send an email to our staff at specialneeds@anitab.org to request these services.

Your email must include the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Email Address
  • Your expected daily attendance hours at the convention. Please give start and end time for each day.  (Refer to the conference schedule for information about each day’s events.)

We must receive your email request by Monday, September 14 for services to be scheduled and guaranteed. A member of our team will reply to your email with more details.

Visual Disabilities

We can assist visually impaired attendees.  Please send an email to our staff at specialneeds@anitab.org to request these services.

Your email must include the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Email Address
  • Your expected daily attendance hours at the convention. Please give start and end time for each day.  (Refer to the conference schedule for information about each day’s events.)

We must receive your email request by Monday, September 14 for services to be scheduled and guaranteed. A member of our team will reply to your email with more details.

Mobility Disabilities

Wheelchairs are available for rent and may be pre-ordered at the visitor center, which is located on the 2nd level of the George R. Brown Convention Center. You can call them at (713) 853 – 8258.

Service Animals

Trained service animals are welcome guests at GHC. Please remember that service animals must remain on a leash or in a harness and under control of their owner at all times. Staff members at GHC are not able to take control of service animals.