• 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!
  • Alison Levine
    The Road to Rio
    The Paralympic adventure of Canadian athlete Alison Levine is about to begin.
  • Toronto Show
    Abilities Expands to Canada
    In response to popular demand, the Toronto event will launch January 20-22, 2017!

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!

Hawaii Five-0 Casts Kanya Sesser

October 7, 2016

Kanya Sesser—actor, model, surfer, skateboarder, sit-skiier—has joined the Hawaii Five-0 cast for tonight’s riveting episode. Watch it on CBS at 9:00 pm!

We’re the Superhumans

September 13, 2016

Against a big band musical score performed only by musicians with disabilities, this fun video trailer features Rio’s Paralympic athletes doing what they do best…racing, swimming, jumping, shooting, competing and striving to exceed even their own expectations.

Germany Welcomes Travelers with Disabilities

September 14, 2016

Germany gets it and is making travel more accessible through a new nationwide initiative. It's the right thing to do, and it’s good business. Willkommen in Deutschland!

Dylan Kuehl Dances for the Jacksons

September 14, 2016

Dylan Kuehl is not just any Michael Jackson fan. In an ultimate wish-come-true, this 33-year-old with Down Syndrome paid tribute to his hero by performing for the Jackson family.

Enraged Father Sounds Off, but Was he Heard?

September 12, 2016

Devoted dad rages against the apathy and insensitivity that would rob his daughter’s privacy, hoping against hope that his vehemence will be a deterrent to would-be offenders.

Fleximug: Live Flexibly

September 12, 2016

When something as simple as taking a refreshing drink is a community effort, innovations like this handy product go a long way toward reclaiming independence.

Pokémon GO or No-Go for the Community?

September 12, 2016

With the Pokémon GO craze going strong, Living Able vlogger Kristen Hart weighs in on the inclusivity of pocket monster mania.

The Road to Rio

August 25, 2016

The Paralympic adventure of Canadian athlete Alison Levine is about to begin. Poised to compete on the world stage, Alison shares her biggest secret to success.

Celebrating Our Unique Abilities

August 4, 2016

Adam Farris has a fundamental issue with the word "disability." As he looks at his life and accomplishments, he sees only ability and promise. He thinks you should, too.

Raw Beauty Project: Creating Visibility for Disability in Fashion and Society

August 4, 2016

Models with disabilities have had it with the relative invisibility of the disability community in the media. This groundbreaking initiative is poised to heighten awareness, alter perceptions and, ultimately, change reality.

When Disaster Strikes

August 4, 2016

The old adage, "Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst," is not paranoia, especially not for the disability community. Take your first precautionary steps with this article; then meet with emergency experts at any Abilities Expo.

Gateway to Gold: Your Path to the Podium

August 4, 2016

Do you have what it takes to represent America and compete in Paralympic Games? Your athletic prowess may just what Team USA is looking for.

Obi: Feeding Yourself is a Robotic Arm Away

August 3, 2016

Meet Obi. This self-feeding device is smart, stylish, versatile and sure to bring relaxation and pleasure back to your dining experience.

Wheelchairs and Weight Control

July 1, 2016

One woman's lifelong experience with chronic pain, mobility and weight gain drastically improved in a way she never expected.

Talented Service Dog Helps Partner Overcome Challenges of RA

June 30, 2016

In Tswana, 'Neo' means gift. In Texas, the incredible service dog Neo is the greatest gift a woman with Rheumatoid arthritis could ask for.

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.

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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