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.
When there is not an Expo coming soon near you, join us in the online Abilities Marketplace to discover a wide range of innovative products and services that provide dynamic solutions to your daily living challenges.
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.
This 3X Paralympian and gold medalist brings her sitting volleyball acumen to the disability community through multiple adaptive sports programs, including coaching at Abilities Expo Houston.
This innovative, lightweight, sleek alternative to standard crutches and wheelchairs is poised to transform mobility, safety and confidence for below knee amputees.
Hollister Incorporated's new endeavors in support of the disability community include sponsoring the Abilities Expo events arena, hosting an SCI support group event at TIRR Memorial and more.
Join this study to explore the connection between clothing and well-being in an effort to improve future adaptations. Participants can win a $100 gift card.
Gardening is a wonderfully therapeutic activity, but people with disabilities can only reap the benefits if they have access. Here's how to make that happen…
As classrooms become increasingly more neurodiverse, educators must re-evaluate traditional teaching methods to ensure that more kids thrive.
When the person who raised you is facing dementia, take this advice to help you smoothly transition into the role of caregiver.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.”