• Boston Abilities Expo
    CHICAGO
    June 29 - July 1, 2018
    Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center
    Fri. 11am-5pm | Sat. 11am-5pm | Sun 11am-4pm

We get by with a little help from our furry friends

Here's what we did in 2017. Stay tuned for 2018!

Please check back three months
before the Expo for the new schedule.

Animals have become an intrinsic part of the disability community. Some are essential to the healing process, while others help their human partners become more independent.

Assistance Dogs Demonstration
Therapy Horse Demonstration

Assistance Dogs Demonstration

Assistance Dog

Curious about how horses can help people with disabilities? Bring your questions! Staff from Dream Catcher of LA (PATH and EAGALA certified) will be on hand to talk with you about therapeutic riding, equine assisted therapies, hippo therapy and more. Time is included to meet two of the equine staff who will be visiting with their human counterparts. Dream Catcher of Los Angeles Therapeutic Riding Centers' mission is to improve the lives of children, adults, and veterans with cognitive, physical, and emotional disabilities through the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding and other equine-assisted activities & therapies, while serving the therapeutic riding profession through training and education.

Miniature Therapy Horse Demonstration

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Curious about how horses can help people with disabilities? Bring your questions! Staff from Dream Catcher of LA (PATH and EAGALA certified) will be on hand to talk with you about therapeutic riding, equine assisted therapies, hippo therapy and more. Time is included to meet two of the equine staff who will be visiting with their human counterparts. Dream Catcher of Los Angeles Therapeutic Riding Centers' mission is to improve the lives of children, adults, and veterans with cognitive, physical, and emotional disabilities through the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding and other equine-assisted activities & therapies, while serving the therapeutic riding profession through training and education.

 

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