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Abilities Expo Los Angeles

March 10-12, 2023

Los Angeles Convention Center

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Visit an Abilities Expo Near You

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.

Los Angeles Abilities Expo

Los Angeles

March 10-12, 2023

New York Abilities Expo

New York Metro

May 5-7, 2023

Chicago Abilities Expo

Chicago

June 23-25, 2023

Houston Abilities Expo

Houston

August 4-6, 2023

Phoenix Abilities Expo

Phoenix

September 8-10, 2023

Miami Abilities Expo

Ft. Lauderdale

October 13-15, 2023

Dallas Abilities Expo

Dallas

December 1-3, 2023

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.

Anime and Disability

Disability Themes Run Strong in Anime and Manga

January 31, 2023

Anime and manga aficionado Tony Stephens of Hyper-Urban Arts examines the synergy between disability and hero powers in this celebrated pop culture genre.

Camp Webber

Blind and Low Vision Kids Experience Alaskan Wilderness

January 30, 2023

The traditional summer camp experience of making friends, playing games and enjoying the outdoors is focused for kids with vision disabilities at Camp Webber.

Indeelift Device

IndeeLift: The People Picker-Upper

January 30, 2023

This device safely lifts a fallen person from the floor, eliminating the need for a 911 call. IndeeLift transforms a stressful fall into a non-event and restores dignity and independence.

National Park Accessibility

Where is the Outrage Against Inaccessibility?

January 28, 2023

While many National Parks boast of a smattering of accessible hiking trails, they are actually only a small percentage, leaving the lion's share of each park's trail map inaccessible to the disability community.

Healthcare Deserts

How Healthcare Deserts Impact People with Disabilities

January 19, 2023

Of the millions of Americans residing in healthcare deserts, those with disabilities are particularly vulnerable in the face health inequities. Rather than wait for an revamping of the medical system, here are some proactive steps to improve care access now.

Help Hope Live

Hope for the Holidays with Help Hope Live

December 20, 2022

With millions raised to fund their clients' needs, the things that this hard-working non-profit accomplishes for the disability community is...well...maybe a little magical.

Disability Travel Tips

Tips and Tricks to Disability Travel

December 20, 2022

Your disability does not mean the thrill of travelling is out of your reach! The key to satisfying your wanderlust is due diligence to ensure that you have real access to wherever your journey takes you.

Disability Myths

Disability Myths vs. Disability Realities

December 19, 2022

The preconceived notions and utter fabrications that society has formed around disability are far from helpful. Enter disability advocate Tracy Williams armed with truth and experience to debunk them!

Sleepsafe

SleepSafe Beds Creates Safe Environment for Loved Ones with Disabilities

December 19, 2022

Constructing a wide selection of beds that ensure a safe night's sleep for people with disabilities is paramount for the folks at SleepSafe Beds. It's even in the name!

Pascuala Herrera

Celebrated Author Says Life is Not Always a Valley of Tears

December 14, 2022

No stranger to adversity, Pascuala Herrera shares the hard-earned wisdoms that her life a disabled, Latina immigrant has taught her in three compelling books.

ABLE Accounts

Are you Reaping the Benefits of an ABLE Account?

November 29, 2022

Financial planning for yourself or disabled loved one is daunting on a good day. But knowledge is power, and you need to know what an ABLE account can do for you!

PKU

Lessons Learned from my Son's Rare Disease Diagnosis

November 28, 2022

Since she learned that her 4-day-old son had a rare metabolic disorder, Kala McWain has worked tirelessly to get him the best treatment and to make a difference for others affected by phenylketonuria.

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.

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.”

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