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February 26-28, 2021

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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.

Los Angeles Abilities Expo

Los Angeles

February 26-28, 2021

New York Abilities Expo

New York Metro

April 30-May 2. 2021

Toronto Abilities Expo

Toronto

Spring 2021

Chicago Abilities Expo

Chicago

July 25-27, 2021

Houston Abilities Expo

Houston

August 6-8, 2021

Phoenix Abilities Expo

Phoenix

September 10-12, 2021

Miami Abilities Expo

Miami

November 5-7, 2021

Dallas Abilities Expo

Dallas

December 3-5, 2021

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.

Rolling Devils

Wheelchair Basketball and the First Push for Disability Rights

July 21, 2020

As we commemorate the 30th anniversary of the ADA, it's important to remember all of the players that brought this revolutionary legislation to life. The new book, Wheels of Courage, highlights the WWII paralyzed vets that invented wheelchair basketball and began the fight for disability rights.

Disability Savings

A Financial Resource for Uncertain Times

July 15, 2020

The lifelong costs of a disability can be mind-blowing. If you are not taking advantage of a tax-advantaged ABLEnow disability savings account that won't impact your benefits, start! Start now.

Paul Lane on Discrimination

A Message of Hope from Abilities Expo Ambassador Paul Lane

July 6, 2020

Abilities Ambassador Paul Amadeus Lane's heartfelt words convey Abilities Expo's thoughts on the struggles that underserved communities are facing in America today. This pledge calls for both honest reflection and open minds to battle existing discrimination, which has no place in any form in our society.

First Virtual Event

What Do FloorCurl, Urostat, Velochair & Ex n' Flex Have in Common? They All Went Virtual!

July 1, 2020

Why just spotlight one product when you show off four? Whether it's adaptive sports, exercise devices, super cool wheelchairs or urological supplies you are looking for, we got you.

Angela Madsen

Rest in Peace, Angela Madsen

June 25, 2020

The world was rocked this week with the sad news of the passing Paralympian and Guinness record holder Angela Madsen. She died halfway through her solo ocean row from California to Hawaii.

Disability Appeal Letter

5 Steps to Write a Successful Disability Appeal Letter

June 8, 2020

You are not alone in your frustration when your disability claims get denied. You know how much your disability is impacting your life; how can they not get it? The appeal letter is your next weapon of choice...read on and wield it wisely!

Pandemic Fashion

How to Shop your Closet During a Pandemic

June 1, 2020

Just because you're not going anywhere doesn't mean you can't look good! Don't overlook the wonders of your own wardrobe in selecting your Coronavirus Couture.

Mental Health and Overall Health

Connecting Mental Health to Overall Health for Folks with Disabilities

May 11, 2020

Progress is more important than perfection in diet and lifestyle choices, says nutrition guru Tracy Williams. And the impact of healthy living on mental health can not be emphasized enough. Read on for great advice on becoming a more healthful, happy you.

Companion Pets

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

May 20, 2020

If we've learned anything from Disney, it's that kids are naturally drawn to animals who help them in their struggles with anxiety, making connections, responsibility and empathy. If your child is having trouble coping with his or her world, consider these non-canine alternatives.

Chicago Date Change

Chicago Abilities Expo Moves to July

April 26, 2020

The last week has been especially difficult for our Abilities Expo family in Illinois and surrounding states and our hearts go out to you. We have moved Chicago Abilities Expo from June to July 10-12 and there will be heightened safety precautions in place.

Lourdes Mack

Lourdes Mack Joins Cast of 'Disney Family Singalong'

April 17, 2020

She's an actor, an athlete, a musician and, as the world saw last week on Disney's hit TV special, she's a talented wheelchair dancer. Meet the irrepressible Lourdes Mack.

Coronavirus and Disability

Coronavirus Feels a Lot Like my Everyday

March 30, 2020

The stakes are highest for people with disabilities and compromised immune systems, whose symptoms can already have a very COVID-y feel. Girls Chronically Rock's Keisha Graves shares her take on quarantine life.

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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