• Abilities Expo coming to DC Metro
    Abilities Expo Goes to Washington
    We'll see you at our first-ever DC Metro Expo, Dec. 4-6 at the Dulles Expo Center!
  • Kristen Hartness
    Design Matters for Accessible Fall Fashions
    Want to look like you just rolled of the runway?
  • Kristen Hartness
    Ever stop to think just how much goes into training a service dog?
    If you are considering an assistance dog to help with your disability, this is a MUST-READ!

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!

Worse-Than-Expected Cuts to Complex Wheelchair Accessories Set for January 1st

November 28, 2015

What happens if you do nothing? 2016 will be the year that debilitating Medicare cuts reduce or eliminate access to CRT. Please act!

No Charity

November 28, 2015

Do employers still have lower expectations of the disability community, providing jobs out of a sense of altruism instead of for their acumen?

Free, Accessible Programs to Enhance Your Life

November 25, 2015

From an onscreen to Braille translator to a specialized search engine for finding wheelchairs and adaptive vehicles, these free programs will help you in your online endeavors.

Service dog? Emotional Support Dog? Companion animal? Therapy?

November 25, 2015

While they all play a crucial role in the disability community, the law views each category differently. Here's expert trainer Kristin Hartness with the 411.

Los Angeles Abilities Expo Earns Top Honors

November 12, 2015

Abilities Expo has been selected as the 2015 Top Public Event! And we owe it all to you!

How Can You Help Your Tube Fed Child Learn to Eat?

November 5, 2015

The transition from feeding tube to self-sufficient eating is as critical as it is challenging for a child. The NoTube Eating School can aid in this essential adjustment.

Drastic Steps Taken to Combat Illegal Parking in Accessible Spaces

October 30, 2015

Our guess…these abled-bodied folks won't be usurping disability parking spaces again any time soon.

Target Features Model with Disabilities to Pitch Iconic Disney Costume

October 30, 2015

Queen Elsa of Frozen fame has a little girl with crutches modeling her ice castle evening wear, thanks to forward-thinking retailer, Target.

Fit Grips: High Performance Tool to Jazz Up Your Chair

October 30, 2015

For those who spend time riding a wheelchair, this low-cost handgrip can improve performance and looks sharp in multiple colors.

A Functional Home is a Healthy Home

October 29, 2015

Your home is your castle, but what happens when that castle becomes harder to access? Think Universal Design now to avoid redesign later.

Design Matters for Accessible Fall Fashions

October 29, 2015

Want to look like you just rolled off the runway? Adaptive clothes designer Stephanie Alves will keep you looking fashion-forward.

Civil Disobedience: Why It's My Choice

October 12, 2015

Activist Mark Johnson shares his view on why nonviolent confrontation works to create lasting change.

Listen Up: Low-Vision Audio Recordings Available Free to Public

October 8, 2015

Though low vision can increase the difficulty level of daily living, these free audio recordings offer practical tips on how to mitigate challenges and stay independent.

Make Your Voices Heard! Sign Petition to Stop Medicare Cuts!

September 24, 2015

Reimbursement rates for complex rehab wheelchair accessories and seating systems are about to be on the Medicare chopping block. Sign this petition to stop it!

Cosplay Without Limits

September 18, 2015

Misa On Wheels, New England's most notable cosplayer on wheels, weighs in on the pastime that has become her passion.

New Documentary Film Highlights Dancers with Disabilities

September 18, 2015

Experience the trials and triumphs of dancers with disabilities as they refuse to give up their dreams in A Passion for Dance.

Overreaching Medicare Proposal Mobilizes Amputee Community

September 18, 2015

One prosthetic per lifetime? It's no wonder lower limb amputees have taken to Washington to put a stop to this proposal before it becomes law.

It's Time to Cure Paralysis

September 18, 2015

The Miami Project's clinical trials currently in progress are moving science toward a cure for paralysis.

Do You Have Your Get-Out-of-High-Priced-Prescriptions Free Card?

September 17, 2015

The cost of your prescriptions should not make you feel worse than the condition you are treating. Good news—it doesn't have to!

Assistance Dogs: Private vs. Program Training

September 17, 2015

Ever stop to think just how much goes into training a service dog? If you are considering an assistance dog to help with your disability, this is a MUST-READ!

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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