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Abilities Expo Ft. Lauderdale

October 13-15, 2023

Broward County 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.

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Ft. Lauderdale

October 13-15, 2023

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December 1-3, 2023

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New York Metro

May 3-5, 2024

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June 21-23, 2024

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August 2-4, 2024

Phoenix Abilities Expo


September 6-8, 2024

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.

Dave Stevens

Legendary Athlete Born Without Legs Headlines Abilities Expo

August 29, 2023

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.

Parents with Alzheimers

Mom Has Been Diagnosed with Alzheimer's. What's your plan?

August 22, 2023

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.

Hamster smiling at the camera

3 Great Companion Pets (Other than Dogs) for Kids with Disabilities

August 22, 2023

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.

Hominid X

Hit the Road for Your Next Accessible Travel Adventure

August 15, 2023

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?

Hominid X

Hominid X: Transformative Design for Adaptive Grasping

August 8, 2023

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.


URO Urinary Suspensory System: No More Tourniquet-Style Leg Straps!

August 1, 2023

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.


Does Advocacy Really Make a Difference?

July 31, 2023

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.


How Are Jaundice and Kernicterus Related to Cerebral Palsy?

July 25, 2023

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.

Manual Wheelchairs on Planes

5 Tips for Flying Domestically with a Manual Wheelchair

July 18, 2023

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.

Q Roll Model

ROLL OUT: Q Roll Model Contest Returns

July 11, 2023

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 Maloney

A Million Nerves: Mark Maloney's Fight to Walk and the Tech that Helped Him

June 21, 2023

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 Designs

Remarkable Brings 7 Disability Community Game-changers to Abilities Expo

June 16, 2023

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.

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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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