• Abilities Expo
    There's a big difference between "disability" and "disabled."
    Abilities Expo adaptive sports program opens new doors for people with disabilities.
  • Abilities Expo
    We want your little ones to have the best, too!
    From pediatric-focused workshops and products to adaptive activities, the Expo is fun for kids!
  • Abilities Expo
    Once a dancer, always a dancer
    Experience the rejuvenating power of adaptive dance! Just what the Expo ordered for body and spirit.
  • Abilities Expo
    The smile says, "Now I can do it, too!"
    People of all ages and abilities discover how to overcome and thrive.
  • Abilities Expo
    Better living through technology
    The products and services you find at Abilities Expo today can change your life tomorrow!
  • Abilities Expo
    Somehow they just understand each other.
    Could assistance animals be your key to greater autonomy?
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    "Limits" just aren’t part of our vocabulary.
    Abilities Expo is the quintessential celebration of what you can do!

Inspirational, Unforgettable
and Coming Your Way.

Abilities Expo is about bringing necessary products and services together under one roof for the community of people with disabilities, 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.

Now in six cities across the nation, each Abilities Expo offers three days of access to the latest technologies and resources for ALL disabilities, informative workshops on issues that most resonate with the Community and fun activities like adaptive sports, dance, assistive animal demos and more. Come to the Expo! We can't wait to show you the new things you can do!

See this news video from the 2014 Bay Area Abilities Expo:

What’s in Store for You at Abilities Expo

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.

Latest News and Stories

Product Spotlight: Mountain Trike

February 27, 2015

When the great outdoors beckons, this rough, tough, all-terrain chair from the UK is your cup of tea.

The Inspirational Ainslee Rossiter

February 27, 2015

Without ever speaking a word, without ever taking a step, 11-year-old Ainsley Rossiter has been an inspiration to the disability community and beyond.

Making a Difference: Bobbi Jean Tanberg of KnowBarriers

February 27, 2015

Remaking a life following a life-altering injury or diagnosis is a daunting one. Bobbi Jean Tanberg of KnowBarriers has made it her life's mission to help others adjust and, ultimately, thrive in their new normal.

Restoring Vision for Retinitis Pigmentosa

February 27, 2015

Reversing blindness through high-tech retinal implants? Move over Steve Austin. Now real-life bionics are changing people's lives!

No, I'll Take the Room I Reserved, Thank You

February 27, 2015

Devoted father Chris Kain advises other parents of children with special needs NOT to be accommodating with those providing accommodations.

Newly Injured Overcomes and Reconnects in College

February 27, 2015

College student Ather Sharif had a choice: Live as a victim of his life-altering injury or adjust to life on wheels and thrive in the process. Read his sage advice for others who want to join him in picking what's behind door #2.

Disability Access Litigation Still Needed

February 27, 2015

Though it's been 25 years since the ADA was signed into law, legal action still plays an important role in defending disability rights.

America's Got Talent…From You?

February 5, 2015

Are you a born performer ready to show the world your talents? America's Got Talent is gearing up for their 10th and best season yet with a special shout out to the Abilities community.

Autcraft: A Safe Haven in the Gaming Universe

January 30, 2015

While children with autism may find the structured world of Minecraft transfixing, their parents worry over their exposure to nefarious players bent on destroying a positive, creative gaming experience. But not any more…

The 'Backbones' to Living Fully with SCI

January 27, 2015

After Reveca Torres found healing through connection, she went on to found a community where people with spinal cord injuries can interact with kindred spirits—others uniquely familiar with their life experiences.

Raising Your Voice for a Better Medicare

January 30, 2015

The impact of Medicare reform mistakes on the Community is not just adverse, it's escalating. But your voice can make a difference. Here's how…

Accessible Cups: This IS Your Cup of Tea

January 27, 2015

A mention of "disability products" tends to conjure images of big-ticket, high-tech devices. But sometimes, it's simple, household items like these ingenious cups that make the difference in your day.

7 Habits of Successful Travelers

January 27, 2015

Travel expert Ashley Lynn Olson offers valuable insights and practical know-how to help you become a true traveler, not just a tourist.

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