Are you ready to supercharge your independence?
Anyone from our dynamic community who thinks they have already reached the peak of their ability should reconsider. Access is power. And with game-changing technologies, products, services and education, Abilities live events and online resources can help you push past the limits of what you think you can do.
Featured annually in eight North American cities, the Expos are free, three-day, all-access passports to the latest products, cutting-edge tech, informative workshops and adaptive activities.
Our vibrant community relies on Abilities.com for in-depth stories on a wide range of disability-focused issues. Delve into product spotlights, essential tips, life hacks, impactful think pieces and so much more.
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.
All-inclusive Climbing Wall
Assistive Technology Showcase
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.
Sometimes our own health insurance is too much to wrap our brains around…now pet insurance, too? But once you consider yearly veterinary costs along with the price of replacing your irreplaceable service dog, pet insurance may be the way to go.
What would you say to a month's worth of free online fitness classes to get you moving? There's hip hop and Latin dance, yoga, strength training, Tai Chi and more with modifications for disabilities. Did you say, "Where do I sign up?" Thought so.
Do you have a loved one who may not immediately see, hear or understand instructions given by law enforcement due to a physical or intellectual disability? This simple product will make emergency personnel aware of the situation and could save lives.
Parents and educators alike continue to struggle to structure distance learning programs that will resonate with their children with a wide range of disabilities. Consider these helpful strategies in making your kid's remote education experience a positive one.
A massive amount of disability resources are at your fingertips right now and until May 2 through the all-online Abilities Virtual Experience. Who's excited?
Created for parents of children on the autism spectrum, the virtual Autism Parenting Summit is packed full of expert speakers covering behavior solutions, communication skills, sensory solutions, fitness, transitioning to adulthood and diet & nutrition and more. Plus, it's free!
This April, the Reeve Summit will touch on topics and themes relevant to the paralysis community and give everyone a chance to hear from experts, ask questions and share experiences on many aspects of life living with paralysis.
Gianna Rojas's passion for spreading the benefits of adaptive golf is infectious and she is determined to bring the game to people with disabilities, regardless of your handicap. Golf pun. Couldn't resist.
BE Alink's invention has taken off and is fast becoming a movement! People all over the world are staying active and pushing their limits with the help of this eye-catching mobility device.
Assistance animals enhance our abilities, our independence and our lives. While service dogs are afforded accommodations under the ADA, the legal waters are a bit murky for other support animals. Consider these helpful strategies in advocating for yours.
Can we all agree that we are officially maxed out on disasters? We've got COVID, widespread power outages and it seems the North Pole has come south for the winter. Whether you are weathering the storm now, or preparing for the next emergency, follow these essential directions!
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.
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.”