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Abilities Expo New York Metro

May 3-5, 2024

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 3-5, 2024

Chicago Abilities Expo

Chicago

June 21-23, 2024

Houston Abilities Expo

Houston

August 2-4, 2024

Phoenix Abilities Expo

Phoenix

September 6-8, 2024

Miami Abilities Expo

Ft. Lauderdale

October 18-20, 2024

Dallas Abilities Expo

Dallas

December 6-8, 2024

Los Angeles Abilities Expo

Los Angeles

March 7-9, 2025

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.

Community Roundtables

Feedback Welcome: Pride, Quantum Hosting Consumer Roundtables

April 10, 2024

Pride Mobility and Quantum Rehab know the best way to improve on their already stellar products—talk directly to the people who could benefit from them.

Springrose Bra

Springrose: Easy Dressing with Adaptive Bras

April 3, 2024

Finally, a bra that adapts to you, not the other way around! Whether you're lying down, sitting up, or standing, there are multiple ways to slip into this adaptive bra.

Service Dog Training

Consider This When Selecting an Accessible Vehicle

March 27, 2024

Spoiler alert: You CAN train your own service dog. BUT there are a ton of points to consider before you embark on such a Herculean effort. Service dog guru Kristin Hartness addresses them one-by-one.

Choosing an Accessible Vehicle

Consider This When Selecting an Accessible Vehicle

March 20, 2024

Between the myriad of features, your personal requirements and the hefty price tag, there's a lot to take into account when gearing up to purchase an accessible vehicle! Here's a good start...

Autism friendly Home

7 Ways to Create an Autism-Friendly Home for Your Child

March 13, 2024

From quiet spaces to sensory rooms, discover how your thoughtful home design can create a sanctuary where your autistic child feels secure and supported.

Jennifer Kumiyama

WATCH NOW: Abilities Zone Podcast Launches with Jennifer Kumiyama of Disney's WISH

March 5, 2024

The new Abilities Zone podcast kicks off with singer, actor, advocate and former Ms. Wheelchair California Jennifer Kumiyama, a star of Disney's new animated hit, Wish. It's a must-see…tune in!

Mobius iBOT

REACH. CLIMB. GO. In iBOT.

February 26, 2024

Stairs, curbs, sand, snow, grass, gravel and top shelves are no match for the iBOT. One advanced power chair opens multiple accessibility doors for its users.

Escaping Ukraine

Escaping Ukraine: Saving my Child with a Rare Disease

February 23, 2024

The Bilous family already had their hands full with a GRIN2B disorder diagnosis for their oldest son. But when the bombs started dropping in their hometown of Kyiv, the international community rallied to get them to safety.

Smart Cities

Why Smart Cities Are Good News for Disabled Citizens

February 20, 2024

Smart cities have turned science fiction into science fact and, when connectivity spells greater accessibility, it's solid progress for the disability community.

Chicago Docuseries

Abilities Expo Ambassador Vanessa Harris Launches Accessible Chicago Docu-Series

February 15, 2024

This groundbreaking docu-series from Strategy for Access not only features Chicago's most accessible attractions, it encourages other destinations to follow suit.

United Spinal

United Spinal Association Becomes the Official Content Provider for Abilities Expo

February 12, 2024

The torch for providing engaging, adaptive activities and insightful workshops at each Abilities Expo has been passed to the United Spinal Association.

Smart Home Technology

How Smart Home Technology Transforms the Lives of People with Disabilities

February 2, 2024

Technology continues to level the playing field for the disability community, especially on the homefront. Remove physical interaction from the equation, and there is room for far greater independence.

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.

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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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