• 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!

Abilities Expo: Kid-tested, kid-approved

Kid's Having Fun at Abilities Expo

Not just for grown-ups, Abilities Expo presents an abundance of fun, engaging things for kids to do and see. There are products and services created with children in mind, kid-focused activities, sports, crafts, games and more!

There are even compelling, informative workshops about kids designed for parents.

Highlights Products & Services Workshops Events & Activities

Highlights

Free Face Painting Facepainting

Children can indulge their wildest fantasies and transform into a super hero, a mythical creature, a wild animal or whatever suits their imaginations!

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.

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 children or parents of children with disabilities. Click the session title for a full description.

Friday, March 6, 2015
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

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Adaptive Gardening

Saturday, March 7, 2015
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Access the World: Tips for Traveling with a Disability

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

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Accessibility Features of Smartphones and Tablets

 

Events & Activities

Of our full spectrum of events and activities, the following keeps the kids engaged and having fun. Check back soon as more will be added. Click on the event for more information.

All Day, Every Day
Adaptive Rowing and RowOfLife Ocean Rowing Boat

Artist Market

Hand Cycling

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

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

12:00pm - 3:00pm
Face Painting

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

12:00pm - 3:00pm
Face Painting

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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