• Eric LeGrand
    Eric LeGrand Featured in AT&T Beyond Limits Campaign
    When a tackle abruptly changed his life forever, Eric set a new course.
  • Toronto Show
    Abilities Expands to Canada
    In response to popular demand, the Toronto event will launch January 20-22, 2017!
  • Wheelchair Basketball
    Catch THE REBOUND!
    Celebrated documentary film tells the stories of wheelchair basketball athletes.

Hello, Disability Community. Welcome home!

If you liked Abilities Expo, you'll love the new Abilities.com! It's got something for everyone and, when you consider the vast and varied makeup of the Community, THAT is saying something. Your 24/7 link to information and inspiration awaits!

Make the Abilities.com Connection

In much the same way as our live event reaches out to people with the full spectrum of disabilities, Abilities.com enlightens and entertains with articles, videos, contests and information on disability products, adaptive sports, assistive technology, community heroes, inclusive recreation and more!

A Dream Re-Purposed

June 23, 2016

At first, author and avid cyclist Alice Teisan, thought her debilitating disease had driven her completely off track. However, through her work bringing mobility devices to developing countries, she realized it was more of a course correction.

Where There’s a WHILL, There’s a Way

June 23, 2016

Don’t think of WHILL as a wheelchair exactly. Think of it more as a next gen personal mobility vehicle whose cool, Star Trek-worthy design is poised to revolutionize the industry.

You Before Me NOT Me Before You

June 23, 2016

The gloves are off when it comes this summer’s tearjerker, Me Before You. Wheel Talk Wheel Issues Host Margarita Elizondo challenges the film’s premise that suicide is the answer.

An Inside Look at Intensive Pediatric PT with its U.S. Pioneer Euro-Peds

June 22, 2016

Kids are making tremendous strides towards independence and better health when their physical therapy program is taken up a notch.

Waiting for Kellisa’s "Mile High Miracle"

June 22, 2016

Dad to a child with disabilities marvels at the unbelievable 'phenomenon' taking place in our friendly skies. People who require a wheelchair to board his flights miraculously DO NOT NEED IT to deplane!

Project Mobility: Cycles for Life

June 6, 2016

Adaptive bikes provide life-changing mobility, strength, self-esteem and the ultimate freedom for children, adults and veterans with disabilities. Project Mobility is determined to make that freedom happen.

Design Matters: Skinny Jeans Send Woman to Hospital

June 3, 2016

Think we’re joking? Nope. Smart money says this damsel in distressed jeans will never again sacrifice function for form. Good thing adaptive clothing recognizes both!

ReelAbilities: The Force Awakens

June 3, 2016

Social media has been brimming with commentary on the hotbed issue of disability in film. The founder of ReelAbilities, the nation’s largest disability film festival, weighs in on Hollywood’s oversight of America’s largest minority group.

Support Disability in Business to Create a Cycle of Success

June 3, 2016

Enterprising, trail-blazing entrepreneurs with disabilities will enjoy more success the more we back their efforts. Accordingly, as these individuals prosper, so does the community at large.

Abilities Expo Enhances Attendee Experience with NEW Abilities Meet Up Zones

May 26, 2016

At Abilities Expo Chicago, attendees and experts from our vibrant disability community can connect, share experiences and learn from each other in this fun, informal meeting space.

Colleges Resolve to Improve Employment Outlook for Students with Disabilities

May 26, 2016

Despite protections, the job market for grads with disabilities can be problematic. Forward-thinking colleges have established programs to help pave the way to gainful employment.

Cowboy is a Girl’s Best Friend

May 18, 2016

The accident changed Katie Mathews life forever. Then Cowboy, her assistance dog, changed it again.

Seva Accupressure for Caregiver Stress Release

April 28, 2016

Though engaged in a labor of love, caregivers often face a relentless amount of stress each day. Learn how acupressure can provide a much needed release.

Medical Cannabis 101

April 28, 2016

For those considering cannabis to treat a medical condition, you must first sort fact from fiction and understand a few basic—yet crucial—principles to ensure the best result.

Abilities Expo Expands to Canada

April 28, 2016

In response to an overwhelming demand from the disability community and the industry and serves them, Abilities Expo Toronto will launch January 20-22, 2017!

Stay Healthy and Fit when you are ‘Stuck in Bed’

April 28, 2016

Even if mobility is an issue, you can keep the muscled toned and the blood pumping with the customizable Stuck in Bed Fitness therapy system.

My Last Good Day

April 28, 2016

Though life’s clock winds down for us all, those with progressive illnesses are frequently reminded of its ticking. Author and advocate with SMA, Steve Spohn, encourages new dreams and goals instead of lamenting your last good days.

Eric LeGrand Featured in AT&T Beyond Limits Campaign

April 28, 2016

Though a tackle gone wrong put an abrupt end to his NFL aspirations, Eric LeBrand has forged a new path to author, motivational speaker and corporate spokesperson.

Blindfold Games Level the Playing Field

April 6, 2016

Developers challenge the typical sight-dominant world of gaming to bring a new level of inclusivity to gamers of all ages and abilities.

Best and Worst Places to Live for People with Disabilities

March 18, 2016

The top 150 largest cities in America have been judged for disability friendliness! Spoiler alert, Toto! If you are not living in the #1 city, you’re not in Kansas anymore.


March 18, 2016

This celebrated documentary film tells the stories of three adaptive athletes and their team’s relentless pursuit of the championship in wheelchair basketball.

Abilities Expo: Inspirational, Unforgettable and Coming Your Way

Abilities Expo is about bringing necessary products and services together under one roof for the Community, their families, caregivers, seniors, and healthcare professionals. It's about introducing opportunities that can enrich your life ...especially ones that you never knew were out there.

Game-changing tech will help you redefine possible

It wasn't all that long ago that bionic exoskeletons and eye-gaze technologies were the stuff of science fiction. Now it’s reality and just some of the leading-edge products at Abilities Expo!

Dance like nobody's watching

Every Abilities Expo is your chance to learn hot new dance moves that promote fitness. It could be hip hop, ballroom, Latin, Zumba, ballet or line dancing, but it’s always inclusive and it’s always fun!

Animals have a way of finding the people that need them

Greater independence and wellness is just a friendly wet nose away for many people with disabilities. Find out how assistance animals support their human partners.

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