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Abilities Expo Dallas

DECEMBER 3-5, 2021

Dallas Market Center

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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.

Dallas Abilities Expo

Dallas

December 3-5, 2021

Los Angeles Abilities Expo

Los Angeles

New Dates: March 4-6, 2022

New York Abilities Expo

New York Metro

April 29-May 1, 2022

Toronto Abilities Expo

Toronto

May 13-14, 2022

Chicago Abilities Expo

Chicago

June 24-26, 2022

Houston Abilities Expo

Houston

August 5-7, 2022

Phoenix Abilities Expo

Phoenix

September 9-11, 2022

Miami Abilities Expo

Miami

November 4-6, 2022

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, Auti Angel 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.

Orcam

OrCam Redefines Access for People with Low Vision and Blindness

September 30, 2021

This revolutionary text to speech device is a game changer for people with vision and learning disabilities. It conveys visual information audibly, reading text from any flat surface and identifying faces, in an effort to boost independence and freedom for those whose need it.

Accessible Home Shortage

Vermonters Tackle Accessible Housing Shortage

September 24, 2021

People think their only options are buying an accessible home or remodeling an existing one. But there's an alternative...a universally accessible tiny home style accommodation that can adapt to you, your home and your property.

Loop+

loop+ Sensor Pad and App is Fitbit for Your Butt

September 21, 2021

Created by a mom for her wheeling child, this ingenious device tracks exactly what your butt has been up to in terms of positioning and pressure so that you can spy a risk before it becomes a problem…like a pressure sore.

Environment

Kids with Disabilities Thrive with the Right Environment

September 14, 2021

Children whose surroundings are nurturing, engaging, empowering and accessible are better able to flourish in their development.

Entrepreneurship

Get Your Business Running Strong as a Parent with a Disability

September 14, 2021

Entrepreneurship is an enticing proposition...flexible hours (but, make no mistake, not less hours) to manage the little ones as well as your disability. But how to get started? Read on...

Accessible Home Prices

The Price Tag on an Accessible Home

September 8, 2021

While accessibility may be priceless, the costs to create a barrier-free living environment are real. What are you looking at for a walk-in tub, wider doors or elevators? Find out here…

Disability Healthcare

5 Solid Ways Disability Healthcare is Improving

September 1, 2021

Pandemic-fueled advances in access, technology, data collection and security have converged to create welcome improvements in healthcare for people with disabilities. And they said it couldn't be done!

Paralympic Golf

Paralympic Golf: The Case for Why It Should Be

August 25, 2021

Adaptive golf is an incredibly accessible sport, enjoyed by everyone from weekend warriors to highly skilled golfers who compete internationally. So why is it not already a part of the Paralympic Games?

Coaching

Could an ADHD or Autism Coach Be Right for You?

August 18, 2021

Not all coaches wear whistles. Some of the best are the ones that understand how your disability impacts you, and who can equip you with strategies to more effectively leverage your skills to thrive.

Winnebago

Winnebago Opens up #VanLife to Broader Population with the Wheelchair-Ready Roam Class B RV

August 11, 2021

Whether it's adventure on the open road or a quick trip to the market, the brand-new Winnebago Roam is the whole package. The accessibility features are first-class and, with the smaller size, you can still fit in a parking space.

CBD 101

CBD 101 and What It Can Do for You

August 4, 2021

The impact of cannabidiol (CBD) on the disability community can not be overstated and it's effect on pain, inflammation, insomnia and anxiety are well-documented. Wellness company Inflamade is poised with CBD-only products to help.

Ayita Dancers

Houston, Spin Your Wheels with the Ayita Dance Team and the Rollettes!

July 21, 2021

Best double whammy EVER! Houston Abilities Expo goers will be treated to impressive dance performances from not one, but two talented troupes. They are empowering, compelling, motivating and what more…they'll teach you how it's done.

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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