• Los Angeles Abilities Expo
    LOS ANGELES
    March 6 - 8, 2015
    Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall A
    Fri. 11am-5pm | Sat. 11am-5pm | Sun 11am-4pm
    Set your clocks one hour ahead for Daylight Saving Time on Saturday night, March 7!

Attention adults! Have we got an Expo for you!

Abilities Expo Tailored to Adults with Disabilities and their Families.  Photo of man in wheelchair fishing with daughter.

For your convenience, we’ve tailored Abilities Expo’s thousands of product offerings, workshops and events into the following list of features that will appeal to adults with a wide range of disabilities.
Highlights Products & Services Workshops Events & Activities

Highlights

The ADA Legacy Tour ADA Legacy Tour

In preparation for ADA25, the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, The ADA Legacy Tour will make a stop at Abilities Expo Los Angeles! Learn more about current issues in disability policy and check out historical artifacts from the disability rights movement.

Assistance Animals Assistance dogs featured at the LA Abilities Expo.

Watch how clever canines open up the possibilities for their human partners. You'll even get the chance to learn some basic commands!

Adaptive Dance Auti Angel

Watch an incredibly moving dance performance—and YouTube hit—I Won't Give Up. And don't miss the hip hop and social dancing, too!

Adaptive Sports Adaptive Sports in LA

Try out a hand cycle for yourself! This adaptive cycle enables users of all abilities to ride a bike exclusively using the upper body.

Great Workshops Workshops at the LA Show.

Don't miss these dynamic, informative sessions on March 6-7 featuring topics that matter to the community.

Products and services

Check out thousands of products and services to improve your life. You may click on "Advanced Search" to target exhibitors by product category. Once you select an exhibitor, you can see what they have to officer, "Map it" to find out where they are on the show floor and/or click the green + sign to add it to your person event plan.

Workshops

The following workshops are geared for adults (and parents) with disabilities. Click the session title for a full description.

Friday, March 6, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
How to Select the Right Accessible Vehicle for You

11:45am - 12:45pm
ADA: A Civil Rights Legacy

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Traveling Curb Free: How to Explore the World in a Wheelchair

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Wellness and Nutrition

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Exercise for Every Body: Maximize Your Potential

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Turning Adversity and Obstacles into Opportunity

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Regain that Feeling: Secrets to Sexual Self-Discovery (regainthatfeeling.com)

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Adaptive Gardening

                                             
Saturday, March 7, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
Emergency Preparedness: Partners in Planning

11:45am - 12:45pm
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy 101

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Access the World: Tips for Traveling with a Disability

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Medical Marijuana: Benefits and Legalization

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Care for the Caregiver: Why It Is Important and How to Make it Happen

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Accessibility Features of Smartphones and Tablets

3:45pm - 4:45pm
The Business of Show Business

 

Events & Activities

Of our full spectrum of events and activities, the following will appeal to adults with disabilities. Check back soon as more will be added. Click on the event for more information.

Of our full spectrum of events and activities, the following will appeal to adults with disabilities. Check back soon as more will be added. Click on the event for more information.

All Day, Every Day
The ADA Legacy Tour

Adaptive Gardening with the Agrarian Librarian

Adaptive Rowing and RowOfLife Ocean Rowing Boat

Artist Market

Assistive Technology Showcase

Hand Cycling

Friday, March 6, 2015
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Service Dogs Demonstration

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Book Signing with Dr. Mitchell Tepper, Author, Regain That Feeling: Secrets to Sexual Self-Discovery

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Walk and Roll Dance Team Presents!

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Therapeutic Horse Demonstration

Saturday, March 7, 2015
11:15am - 11:45am
Wheelchair Tennis

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Adaptive Skateboarding

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet Dr. Mitchell Tepper, Author, Regain That Feeling: Secrets to Sexual Self-Discovery

1:15pm - 1:45pm
Service Dogs Demonstration

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Wheelchair Dancing Demo and Workshop

2:45pm - 3:30pm
Power Soccer Demonstration

3:45pm - 4:30pm
Wheelchair Tennis

Sunday, March 8, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Wheelchair Social Dancing

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Book Signing with Dr. Mitchell Tepper, Author, Regain That Feeling: Secrets to Sexual Self-Discovery

1:15pm - 1:45pm
Service Dogs Demonstration

2:00pm - 2:30pm
"I Wont Give Up" A Dance Performance Workshop

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Therapeutic Horse Demonstration

 

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