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Abilities Expo New York Metro

May 5-7, 2023

New Jersey Convention & Expo 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.

New York Abilities Expo

New York Metro

May 5-7, 2023

Chicago Abilities Expo


June 23-25, 2023

Houston Abilities Expo


August 4-6, 2023

Phoenix Abilities Expo


September 8-10, 2023

Miami Abilities Expo

Ft. Lauderdale

October 13-15, 2023

Dallas Abilities Expo


December 1-3, 2023

Los Angeles Abilities Expo

Los Angeles

March 15-17, 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.

Kelly Brush

Kelly Brush Says: Get Out There and Play…On Us!

March 24, 2023

Learn about dozens of adaptive sports, discover hundreds of programs and embrace an active lifestyle with The Active Project from the Kelly Brush Foundation.

Workplace Rights

Disabled Employees: Do you Know Your Workplace Rights?

March 22, 2023

You know the law protects employees with disabilities. Did you know it also protects employees who are associated with a disabled person (spouse, child, parent) from discrimination?

Goal Setting

Goal Setting for Healthy Living with a Disability

March 21, 2023

Exercise and smart food choices are integral to wellness, but you need a plan! Setting incremental, achievable goals will help you attain your version of healthy lifestyle.


How to Cope with Epilepsy to Live the Life you Deserve

March 20, 2023

Stacey Chillemi, author of 20+ best-selling books and frequent TV/radio health expert, shares her own tried and true methods of dealing with epilepsy.

Judy Heumann

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Disability Activist Judy Heumann

March 15, 2023

It is with great sadness and never-ending admiration that we say a final farewell to Judy Heumann, a decades-long leader in the fight for disability rights. We should all strive to make such a difference.


Walk or Ride? Use or Save? Do it all with Rollz!

February 27, 2023

With an eye for sustainability, style and functionality, the Rollz rollator has created innovative add-ons to customize your device to your disability.

Bike Giveaway

Adaptive Bike Donation to Gift Fun and Freedom for Child with Cerebral Palsy

February 27, 2023

Little Austin is about to get the biggest surprise in his young life. Thanks to the non-profit Help Hope Live, he is going to receive a Freedom Concepts bike, fully customized to his abilities. Look out, world!

Catheter Legislation

BetterCaths and Rep. Josh Turek Work to Remove Harmful Chemicals from Catheters

February 27, 2023

Some catheters contain cancer-causing chemicals, to the surprise and horror of the people who use them. New legislation needs your support to change that.


Self-Transfer from Bed to Wheelchair with UpLyft

February 24, 2023

As the first bed-to-wheelchair-and-back self-transfer system, UpLyft allows disabled people the freedom to perform daily routine tasks independently.

Service Dog Retirement

Retirement – Are you ready? Your service dog is

February 24, 2023

Service dog guru Kristin Hartness shares her personal experience with a critical, yet heart wrenching, part of all service dog partnerships—the transition of her own canine companion to retirement.

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.

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.

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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