• 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!

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.

Olivia Wilde PSA Challenges Perceptions of Down Syndrome

March 18, 2016

This Hollywood A-lister plays the alter ego of a young women with Down Syndrome in the compelling online film, 'How Do You See Me?'

Is Our Addiction Policy Needlessly Killing People?

March 15, 2016

Could we learn a few things from the rest of the world in treating those with disabilities, diseases and disorders?

Observations from a Silent Wheeler

March 15, 2016

Though he acknowledges overall improvements in accessibility, this wheeler takes a hard look at his own home turf for what has fallen through the cracks.

Breakthrough Speech Language Therapy App Wins Parents’ Choice Award and Users’ Choice

March 8, 2016

The Tabby Awards—the global competition for tablet apps and games—crowned a new app in the parents and users categories. Introducing Junganew, an innovative approach to learning sounds.

My Uses of the Word Cripple, and Other Labels

February 4, 2016

“The Grumpy Cripple” weighs in on free expression and questions the importance of labels. Do they get in the way of what is really important?

New Networking Site Brings Hope and Resources to Those with Medical Conditions

February 4, 2016

The Internet is vast with information of widely varying usefulness. Imuneek offers people with health concerns a one-stop hub for finding doctors, medical breakthroughs, relevant forums and other resources.

Take Control of Your Pain

February 4, 2016

Are you one of the 100 million adults affected by chronic pain? Take Control of your Pain events will help you gain knowledge and hope.

NAPA Center: World Renown Therapy Facility Began with One Special Needs Child

February 3, 2016

What started with one mom’s determination for her son to reach his full potential has become a preeminent center devoted to providing cutting-edge therapies for kids with developmental disabilities.

LEVO USA To Launch Summit EL at Abilities Expo Los Angeles

February 2, 2016

A resounding success in Europe, the Summit EL standing wheelchair is coming stateside. LA Abilities Expo attendees will get a sneak peek!

An Open Letter to Restaurateurs and Restaurant Staff

January 31, 2016

Popular blogger, The Disabled Foodie, endeavors to help restaurants improve the dining experience for the disability community.

Design Matters: Will You Be My Accessibly Fashioned Valentine?

January 30, 2016

If you thought that fashion was inaccessible, think again. Check out these tips on how to make the trends work for you.

EZ-Access Introduces New Portable Ramp

January 15, 2016

Though we wish everything were accessible, the realities are not always cooperative. In those cases, check out this new portable ramp from EZ-Access.

Don’t Just Cut the Cord, Save It

January 10, 2016

Worldwide, umbilical cord blood stem cells are involved in nearly half of pediatric treatments. Ever consider banking your child’s cord blood?

Limited Mobility Must Not Limit Exercise

January 10, 2016

Don’t let chronic pain and mobility issues stand in the way of your fitness! Check out this handy infographic complete with great tips on exercising with a disability.

Wheelchair 88: In Search of 'The Best Wheelchair'

January 10, 2016

Wheelchair 88 offers a host of different chairs and mobility solutions but says the perfect one is the one that’s perfect for you.

The Secret to Living Able

December 23, 2015

YouTube Channel Living Able is teaching independence to people with limited mobility…one task at a time.

Wheel Talk Wheel Issues: Finally, a Talk Show that Matters to the Community

January 10, 2016

Whether you know her as Ms. Wheelchair California or Ms. Hotwheels, Margarita Elizondo has launched a new forum to include, inform and inspire wheelchair users.

Biggest. Wheelchair Painting. EVER!

January 10, 2016

Look out, art world! History is in the making at Abilities Expo Los Angeles. Join us in a gigantic exposition of imagination and artistry.

Experiencing Disability: A Mile in their Shoes

January 10, 2016

In an effort to better empathize with the disability community, one aging in place specialist experiences temporary disability and offers her insights to other able-bodied people.

Abilities Expo Goes to Washington

December 1, 2015

The nation's #1 event for the disability community is coming to the DC Metro Area! We can't wait to see you there!

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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