• Sensory Rooms
    Sensory Rooms are Popping up Everywhere!
    Sensory environments can help kids with disabilities to process the world around them.
  • Adaptive climbing wall
    Abilities Expo Chicago Metro Coming Soon, June 21-23
    All inclusive adaptive climbing wall, new tech and more for the disability community!
  • Andrea Dalzell
    Apple Watch Star Andrea Dalzell Shares Advice for Professional Success
    TV star turned Ms. Wheelchair New York speaks from experience about chasing your dreams.

Hello, Disability Community. Welcome home!

If you liked Abilities Expo, you'll love the new Abilities.com! It's got something for everyone and, when you consider the vast and varied makeup of the Community, THAT is saying something. Your 24/7 link to information and inspiration awaits!

Make the Abilities.com Connection

In much the same way as our live event reaches out to people with the full spectrum of disabilities, Abilities.com enlightens and entertains with articles, videos, contests and information on disability products, adaptive sports, assistive technology, community heroes, inclusive recreation and more!

Check Your Catheter for Chemical Warning Labels

June 10, 2019

In California, Prop 65 now requires medical supply manufacturers to publish their product's harmful chemicals components right on the packaging.

'Simply Mae' is About the Kid, Not the Disability

May 27, 2019

Little Mae has an imagination to be reckoned with and cerebral palsy. This new children's book follows her escapades and is perfect for any child who loves a colorful, exciting story.

Accessible Playground Leaves No Child on the Sidelines

May 24, 2019

Because play is universally important, playgrounds should be universally accessible. On the outskirts of Chicago, the Sandlot is a gateway to fun for families of all abilities.

Make Nutrition Fun for the Whole Family

May 22, 2019

Step 1: Eat together as a family. Step 2: Involve the kids in the family's nutritious choice. Step 3 and beyond: Keep reading.

No More 'Can You Get My Crutches?' with Crutch Caddy

May 20, 2019

For as long as crutches have been a helpful mobility tool, there has been the challenge of where they go when they are not in use. Now, we have the solution.

For Harold the Wheeling Dog, It's All Attitude

May 20, 2019

This pint-size pooch has become a powerhouse therapy dog, helping kids with disabilities to feel loved and accepted.

Abilities Leaders to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Rollettes

May 15, 2019

The world-famous Rollettes dance team honors Abilities Expo owners Lew Shomer and David Korse for their contribution to the disability community.

Forecast Hopeful for Romance with a Disability in a 'Chance for Rain'

May 7, 2019

Author Tricia Downing speaks from experience through her heroine as she tackles life and love post spinal cord injury in this highly recommended novel.

Sensory Rooms are Popping up Everywhere!

May 1, 2019

Sensory environments can sooth and relax as well as energize and stimulate learning, ultimately helping kids with sensory processing disorders, cognitive and learning disabilities to process the world around them.

One Unique Idea Is Poised to Upend an Industry

April 17, 2019

In one fell swoop, this ingenious device tackles the dual problems of chronic UTIs and insurance companies who do not provide an adequate amount of needed supplies.

The One-Handed Lady Golfer Empowers Community

April 23, 2019

When there was no one to teach Giana Rojas how to swing a golf club with one arm, she took matters into her very capable hand. Now, she's blazing trails for people of all levels of ability to hit the links.

Under 65 and on SSDI? What You Don't Know May Be Costing You

April 10, 2019

We get it. Navigating disability benefits has all the allure of eating sand. But what if there are programs and benefits you don't know you qualify for? There are people who can help.

Apple Watch Star Andrea Dalzell Shares Advice for Professional Success

April 4, 2019

TV star turned Ms. Wheelchair New York turned NYC's first wheeling nurse speaks from experience about chasing your dreams.

TheStrokeChannel.TV Offers Needed Support for Survivors

March 28, 2019

Do you know the signs of a stroke? Are you a stroke survivor in need of a little help in getting your life back? Keep reading. TheStrokeChannel.TV can help.

The Xbox Adaptive Controller Makes Gaming Accessible

March 21, 2019

Armed with input from all corners of the disability community, Microsoft developed the Xbox Adaptive Controller to improve accessibility and allow gamers with limited mobility to game their way.

Abilities Expo: Inspirational, Unforgettable and Coming Your Way

Abilities Expo is about bringing necessary products and services together under one roof for the Community, their families, caregivers, seniors, and healthcare professionals. It's about introducing opportunities that can enrich your life ...especially ones that you never knew were out there.

Game-changing tech will help you redefine possible

It wasn't all that long ago that bionic exoskeletons and eye-gaze technologies were the stuff of science fiction. Now it’s reality and just some of the leading-edge products at Abilities Expo!

Dance like nobody's watching

Every Abilities Expo is your chance to learn hot new dance moves that promote fitness. It could be hip hop, ballroom, Latin, Zumba, ballet or line dancing, but it’s always inclusive and it’s always fun!

Animals have a way of finding the people that need them

Greater independence and wellness is just a friendly wet nose away for many people with disabilities. Find out how assistance animals support their human partners.

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