Are you ready to supercharge your independence?
Anyone from our dynamic community who thinks they have already reached the peak of their ability should reconsider. Access is power. And with game-changing technologies, products, services and education, Abilities live events and online resources can help you push past the limits of what you think you can do.
Featured annually in eight North American cities, the Expos are free, three-day, all-access passports to the latest products, cutting-edge tech, informative workshops and adaptive activities.
When there is not an Expo coming soon near you, join us in the online Abilities Marketplace to discover a wide range of innovative products and services that provide dynamic solutions to your daily living challenges.
10 Reasons Why YOU Should be at Abilities Expo
The Expos are top seed in the world cup of celebrating abilities.
They are your connection to new tools and opportunities to enrich your life.
All-inclusive Climbing Wall
Assistive Technology Showcase
Engage with Your Community
Are you the parent of a child with Autism looking to create a safe space? Or a 20-something with muscular dystrophy in search of dating advice? Or are you eager to devour info on the latest accessibility products? If you are any of these and more, then kick back, relax and read on. You are home.
After a storied career of decimating barriers in sports, Dave Stevens is back home in Arizona to introduce kids with disabilities to football at the Expo.
It's a horrible diagnosis, but one that millions of Americans and their families are facing. These practical steps and strategies will help to guide you in this emotional journey.
A child's natural attraction to animals can actually help with their struggles. If your child is having trouble coping, consider these non-canine alternatives.
If you think of airline travel as an accessibility blackhole, why not pivot your travel plans towards the freedom of the open road and the Great Outdoors?
The Hominid X builds wearable tools to help people reclaim the use of their hands. Fiber empowers the user with a secure grip around almost any object.
The new URO Urinary Suspensory System, an alternative to painful leg straps, stores your leg bag securely in the interior pockets of a comfortable undergarment.
Thanks to a Herculean effort led by NCART, advocacy can, and did, change the tide for Medicare cover for power seat elevation for complex power wheelchairs.
Though common in newborns, jaundice should never be ignored. Those cases that do not resolve on their own need treatment to avoid a more dire diagnosis.
After a long hiatus from air travel during COVID, frequent flyer Kellisa Kain and her dad, Chris, are back with some pro tips for other wheelchair travelers.
Quantum Rehab is scouring the nation for two new incredible wheelchair users to join the brand ambassador team. Could it be you? Enter and find out!
Mark was an active octogenarian until an accident changed it all. Thanks to the Lite Run Gait Trainer gait trainer, he's back on his feet and wowing his PTs.
Remarkable is paving the way for next-level Brain Computer Interface, wearable grasping aids, reusable catheters, accessible technology control and so much more!
Who Should Come to Abilities Expo?
The disability community, of course.
People of all ages with disabilities
Join the festive celebration of your abilities as you discover thousands of ways to boost your independence. What will your WOW moment be?
Families, friends and caregivers
Yours is a path less travelled, but it is travelled. Abilities Expo has your back and offers resources to help you expand the possibilities for your loved ones.
Whether it’s ingenious low-tech products that help you grip items, lightweight travel scooters or others, the Expo is here to help you meet your challenges.
Healthcare and Disability Professionals
With all the latest technologies, gizmos and gadgets, Abilities Expo is Candyland for physical therapists, occupational therapists and other healthcare and disability professionals. They gather vital information to take back to their patients and clients.
The Word on the Street
The community has spoken. At length.
Ashley B., Streamwood, IL
“This was a truly wonderful expo. I was able to learn a lot of new information about programs, products, and services available that I now share with the clients I work with. I recommend this expo to others every year. Absolutely worth attending.”
Sandy T., Staten Island, NY
“Every year we have a blast. So many interesting people and so many new products!”
David S., Los Angeles, CA
“We love the Expo for new ways of solving everyday challenges. We go every year. There's always something new, something you missed last year, or something you weren't ready for, but you're ready for now.”