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Abilities Expo Houston

AUGUST 2-4, 2024

NRG Center, Hall E

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Where else can you conquer an all-inclusive climbing wall, show off your mad skills in adaptive sports, learn moves from pioneers of inclusive dance, find the perfect device to meet your needs and so much more? Join us at our free, life-changing Expos.

Houston Abilities Expo

Houston

August 2-4, 2024

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Phoenix

September 6-8, 2024

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October 18-20, 2024

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Dallas

December 6-8, 2024

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Los Angeles

March 7-9, 2025

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New York Metro

May 2-4, 2025

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Chicago

June 20-22, 2025

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Meet some rock stars in our Abilities family, our sponsors! We are constantly in awe of the resources they provide and the extra mile they go for the disability community.

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.

Latest Products & Services

Whether it's high-tech devices or simple daily living aides, the Expo offers
solutions for all disabilities.

All-inclusive Climbing Wall

You are spectacularly more capable than you realize. And when you summit the wall using adaptive equipment, you’ll see.

Inclusive Dance

Watch exhilarating performances and pick up a few new moves from the Rollettes and other trailblazers in the world of adaptive dance.

Assistive Technology Showcase

It's high-octane Show and Tell. You can test drive different tech, pick the brains of AT gurus and find out what will make the strongest impact on your life.

Adaptive Sports

Your new favorite pastime awaits! Is it quad rugby, tennis, boccia, archery or fencing?
Find out at the Expo.

Info-packed Workshops

You need answers. We’ve got experts. And their informative workshops cover travel, health, employment and more.

Special Events

Unique, inclusive activities like accessible gaming, service animal demos, a Spartan course, celebrity encounters and more are must-sees at the Expo.

Accessibility Freebies

Loaner scooters are available for those needing a little help taking in all the Expo sights. For wheeling attendees, the wheelchair repair is a huge bonus.

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.

Diet Culture

Detrimental Effects of Diet Culture on Disability Community

June 6, 2024

With its hallmarks of unrealistic beauty standards and poor nutrition, the diet culture does us no favors. Intuitive eating, improving body image, leaning coping skills—that's the ticket for better health and overall well-being.

Disability Caravan

Caravan for Disability Freedom & Justice Hits the Road

May 30, 2024

Clad in red, white and blue, the wheelchair-adapted Caravan is traversing the nation, sharing stories, raising awareness, building coalition and honoring the vibrant history of disability activism in the US.

Vertacat

VertaCat Mobility Rider Provides Golfers an Uplifting Experience

May 23, 2024

Limited mobility is no longer a barrier to the greens! Adaptive golfers everywhere rely on the VertaCat to get them upright and back to the sport they love, no if, ands or putts.

Nurse Linda

Nurse Linda Delves into the Art of Complex Caregiving

May 16, 2024

Between pain, pressure injuries, nutrition, bathroom routines…how does a caregiver address it all? And what comes first? Get the tools for all parties to thrive in Nurse Linda's must-attend Abilities Exo workshop.

Julienne Dallara

Abilities Expo Orange is the new Ms. Wheelchair California

May 9, 2024

Abilities Expo's own Julienne Dallara was crowned Ms. Wheelchair California and aims to galvanize advocacy groups in their support of the disability community…all while wearing a tiara.

Snapslide

SnapSlide Introduces First Child-Resistant, Single-Handed Opening for Prescription Vials

May 2, 2024

Finally, SnapSlide offers a solution to opening pill bottles that brings life-changing potential for more than 70 million Americans with physical limitations. Your meds just became more accessible!

Reeve Foundation Live Chat

Get Help from Reeve Foundation with Live Chat

May 1, 2024

People living with paralysis and their families can access personalized support through live chat with trained Reeve Foundation specialists. So far, they've aided 125,000+ in 170 languages. They can help you.

Q50 Carbon Powwerchair

Experience Ultimate Freedom with the Q50 R Carbon Powerchair

April 29, 2024

Crafted from premium carbon fiber, this lightweight yet incredibly strong powerchair does all of the things…travels farther, folds up in seconds, maneuvers in tight spaces and so much more.

Marc Fucarile

Abilities Expo Impacts Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor

April 22, 2024

After the bombings, Marc Fucarile found support through Abilities Expo and others to regain his active lifestyle. Now, he has established the M.A.R.C. Network to provide an invaluable resource for people living with mobility impairments.

Tap Dancing

Tap Dancing is Hands-Down Fun for Everyone

April 17, 2024

All you need are tap gloves and a board for tapping to be part of the Tap Dancing Hands Down craze, created and launched by professional dancer Mary Six Rupert.

Community Roundtables

Feedback Welcome: Pride, Quantum Hosting Consumer Roundtables

April 10, 2024

Pride Mobility and Quantum Rehab know the best way to improve on their already stellar products—talk directly to the people who could benefit from them.

Springrose Bra

Springrose: Easy Dressing with Adaptive Bras

April 3, 2024

Finally, a bra that adapts to you, not the other way around! Whether you're lying down, sitting up, or standing, there are multiple ways to slip into this adaptive bra.

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.

Seniors

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.

Woman playing Wheelchair Basketball

The Word on the Street

The community has spoken. At length.

Girl and Dad at Abilities Expo

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.”

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