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Abilities Expo Houston

August 5-7, 2022

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 5-7, 2022

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Phoenix

September 9-11, 2022

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Miami

November 4-6, 2022

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Dallas

December 2-4, 2022


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

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.

Roam Camper Van

First Winnebago Accessibility Enhanced Roam Camper Van Hits the Open Road

June 8, 2022

Winnebago has launched the all-new accessible Roam and the first one has left the lot! The Roam enables travel with freedom and comfort whether on a road trip or an in-town excursion.

Reeve Foundation

Reeve Foundation Leads the Pack in Resources and Support for People with Paralysis

June 1, 2022

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has all bases covered for the SCI/D community. Whether you are newly injured or have been living with paralysis, they bring their considerable knowledge and support to bear to improve your quality of life.

Remarkable

Remarkable Helps to Bring Innovative Disability Products to Market

May 25, 2022

Do you have an idea that will make a difference? Selected start-ups can join Remarkable's program to receive expert support, access to end users and up to $75,000 to get their game-changing inventions on the market.

Accessible Spaces

Finding Purpose in a Bardet-Biedl Syndrome Diagnosis

May 18, 2022

When her son's inexplicable weight gain set off maternal alarm bells, Molly embarked on a journey to discover what was really going on. She hopes her story will raise awareness and abate judgement.

Accessible Spaces

Save energy and reduce stress: Accessible spaces do both

May 13, 2022

Accessible spaces in homes and workplaces create atmospheres that are more relaxing, productive and allow everyone the opportunity to participate. Achieving accessibility is easier said than done.

Bellas Bumbas

Bella's Bumbas Gives the Gift of Mobility to Kids Across the Globe

May 11, 2022

Children in 59 countries are more mobile and independent thanks to the ingenious and fun-sized Bella's Bumbas. And thanks to generous donors, the families that need them pay nothing.

Handicup

HandiCup: Necessity Spawns a Great Wheelchair Accessory

May 6, 2022

When HandiCup creator Chris Stigas saw a need for a mounted cup holder that worked for wheelchair users with limited hand function, nothing—not disability, not Covid—was going to stand in his way.

School Supports

5 Myths and Facts about School Supports (504 Plans and IEPs)

May 6, 2022

Remember that you are the expert on you kid and the school is there to support their education. Equip yourself with the facts so that you can help craft an IEP or 504 plan that will allow your child to thrive.

Employability

Building Your Employ-Ability

May 3, 2022

As a person with a disability, carving out your career path may seem like an uphill battle against accessibility barriers and ableist attitudes. This sage advice will help you level the playing field.

Mobella

Style Meets Advanced Function at Mobella

April 26, 2022

Good-bye, sterile-looking aluminum walker with tennis ball feet. Hello, super-stylish and versatile Afari All-Terrain Walker that says, "Look out world, here I come!" Let's go for a spin.

car guide

A Disabled Driver's Guide to Car Buying

April 21, 2022

When the open road beckons, and you find yourself in the market for an accessible vehicle, there are multiple routes you can take. Consider your accessibility needs, your budget and this handy guide in making this major purchase.

Heavy Metals

High Levels of Heavy Metals Found in Popular Baby Foods Linked to Autism

April 18, 2022

A congressional report revealed that some of the most trusted names in baby food had products contaminated with heavy metals far beyond limits recognized as safe. For young children, regular exposure to heavy metals can lead to the development of ASD.

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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