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Whether you are new to this dynamic and passionate Community or have been a card-carrying member since birth, Abilities is here to help you engage on multiple levels. We have taken what is special about the live Abilities Expos and amplified it online to more effectively reach the 1 in 5 Americans living with a disability as well as the devoted caregivers, industry and health professionals that support them.

Enjoy compelling articles in the following categories. Use-now tips, entertaining opinion pieces and in-depth stories are there to promote your increased independence and better quality of life.

Adaptive Sports

It’s not just a great way to promote health and wellness, it’s crazy fun. Check out skiing, rowing and more!

Assistive Tech

Bridge the gap between ability and disability with cutting-edge devices and inventive, low-tech gadgets.

Community Heroes

Meet ordinary people whose circumstances empowered them to push harder and achieve greater.

Parents & Caregivers

You would do anything for the loved one in your care. Find tips and resources to help you take control.

Inclusive Recreation

All work and no play? Not for this community of dancers, artist, travelers, outdoorsy types and more!

Disability Products

Science, technology and overall ingenuity have revolutionized the disability products industries. Read on!

Latest News and Stories

Donna On The Go Up for an Emmy

June 22, 2017

Engaging new web series raises awareness for people who face daily challenges.

Shady Oaks Camp Brings Summer Camp to Disability Community

June 23, 2017

This unique camp offers an authentic, memorable camping experience for kids and adults with special needs.

Donna On The Go Up for an Emmy

June 22, 2017

Engaging new web series raises awareness for people who face daily challenges.

Debunking Nutrition Myths

June 20, 2017

Expose misinformation about proper health and nutrition and get on your way to healthy living.

How to Comfort Anxious Children…Mind, Body and Spirit

June 13, 2017

When your child's view of the world is distorted by his or her chronic anxiety, you feel powerless. Now there's help.

5 Home Organization Tips to Accommodate Someone with Visual Impairment

May 5, 2017

Great advice on how to organize, declutter and stay consistent to create a safe, inviting space for your loved ones who are blind or have low vision.

Facilitation with Service Dogs: What is it?

May 4, 2017

Could you enhance your child's independence with a service dog? Expert trainer Kristin Hartness discusses the ins and outs of this integrated service dog partnership.

New Sheriff in the Abilities Meet Up Zone

May 2, 2017

Disability advocate Kristina Rhoades has taken reins of the Meet Up Zone at Abilities Expo and we can't wait to see what's next!

Product Spotlight: GO-Anywhere Shower Chair

April 30, 2017

Conveniently portable, this sturdy shower chair collapses easily into a suitcase and helps to eliminate barriers for travelers with disabilities.

Come Out and cosPLAY

April 29, 2017

No longer a fringe interest, cosplay is about expressing yourself and the things that you love, and is not limited by level of ability.

How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Heals Children

April 11, 2017

Now that kids today have far less unrestricted play, they present with more anxiety, processing disorders, ADD and cognitive disabilities.

Adaptive Fashion Guru Introduces Disability Fashion Styling System

March 24, 2017

Cur8Able's Stephanie Thomas has accessible fashion down to a science. Her system is practical, inclusive and, of course, stylish.

'4 Wheel Bob' Screens at Abilities Expo

March 23, 2017

Fearless adventurer Bob Coomber is committed to being the first wheelchair hiker to traverse the treacherous Sierra Nevadas. This is his movie.

First-Ever Abilities Job Fair at Abilities Expo

February 23, 2017

Looking for a new job? Don't miss the Abilities Job Fair, one day only on Friday, March 24 at Abilities Expo Los Angeles.

Numotion Tek RMD: Seeing the World at Eye Level

March 23, 2017

New mobility platform gets manual wheelchair users standing, enhancing maneuverability and independence.

High School Senior Launches Special Beauties Pageant

March 23, 2017

What began as a Girl Scout project became a passion to create an all-inclusive pageant for kids with disabilities.

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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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