• Camp Awakening
    Get Outside!
    An unforgettable, life-shaping experience, summer camp expands horizons and can be enjoyed by kids of all abilities.
  • Makeathon
    Danny's Game-Changing Makeathon
    A team of brilliant minds collaborated to solve challenges related to the disabilities of Daniel Stickney…in one week.
  • Kanya Sesser
    Hawaii Five-0 Casts Kanya Sesser
    Kanya Sesser—actor, model, surfer, skateboarder, sit-skiier on CBS at 9:00 pm, Friday, October 7!

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!

Eco-Friendly Ways to Make Your Home More Accessible

February 9, 2017

What's good for you in terms of home accessibility can also be good for the planet...and the pocketbook.

The Paintbrush is Mightier than the Disease

January 16, 2017

Not only does painting help with a young girl's development, the sale of her creations at a local Toronto art show will fund research into her rare disease.

Combat Disability-Related Health Issues with Specific Nutrients

January 16, 2017

We all know we're supposed to eat healthy. But do you know which foods are specifically beneficial for which health conditions?

BraunAbility MXV Takes Canadians on the Open Road in Style

January 13, 2017

BraunAbility figured Canadians might want to check out a cool, sleek, feature-packed accessible vehicle that is not a mini-van.

Link Up Blazes a Trail to the Workplace for Canadians with Disabilities

January 10, 2017

This tenacious employment service has led thousands from the disability community to gainful employment.

ParaSport Ontario: True Sport Lives Here

January 6, 2017

Want to play adaptive sports in Ontario? ParaSport can get you off the sidelines and in the game.

There's ALWAYS a Good Reason to Dance!

January 3, 2017

Pioneering dance organization WHEEL DANCE is changing the lives and attitudes of the community, one dance move at a time.

Get Outside! Why EVERYONE Should Go to Summer Camp

December 31, 2016

An unforgettable, life-shaping experience, summer camp expands horizons and can be enjoyed by kids of all abilities.

How a Caregiver Can Apply for SSI on Behalf of a Child

December 22, 2016

Applying for Social Security disability benefits for your loved ones doesn't have to be a bureaucratic nightmare. Read on to help cut through the red tape.

#ThisIsHowI Campaign Showcases What's Possible

November 30, 2016

AbleThrive commemorates International Day of Persons with Disabilities with a social media initiative designed to celebrate the ability and ingenuity of the community.

Affordable Wireless Remote Turns on Lamps and More

November 28, 2016

Can you say...perfect stocking stuffer? This daily living aid not only makes life easier, it does it without breaking the bank.

Access Earth: Help Make the World More Accessible

November 28, 2016

Is your next destination really accessible? Just check this new app which rates businesses based on the specific accessibility input from the community.

Para-golf in the Paralympics—WHY NOT?!?

November 28, 2016

Challenged by the 2016 Paralympic snub, para-golfers are pushing hard for inclusion in the 2020 Games in Tokyo.

NBA Star Develops Device to Help with Chronic Pain

November 18, 2016

His knees may have truncated Jonathan Bender's NBA career, but they were also the impetus for an invention to help people with chronic joint pain and mobility issues.

Got Lemons? Make LEMONADE

November 18, 2016

Catch Fusion's new series about people with disabilities who have achieved greatness, obliterating all obstacles in their path.

SoftWheel by NuMotion: Bringing Comfort to the Road Most Traveled

November 17, 2016

Leveraging cutting-edge tech, the SoftWheel absorbs the shock of unforgiving roads to give wheelchair users a smoother, more comfortable ride.

Danny's Game-Changing Makeathon

November 18, 2016

A team of brilliant minds collaborated to solve challenges related to the disabilities of Daniel Stickney…in one week.

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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