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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!

COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus Update

As the welfare and safety of our attendees and exhibitors are paramount, we have made the following changes to the upcoming Abilities Expos:

New York Metro: August 14-16, 2020
Toronto: October 2-4, 2020

The Chicago Expo is still months away on June 12-14 and we are proceeding with those dates in the hopes that we will no longer be under the threat of the Coronavirus. If there are any changes, we will update Abilities.com. Please stay safe and click here for coronavirus information and updates.

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!

Spartan Course Comes to Abilities Expo

February 20, 2020

You never know what will happen at Abilities Expo. This time, you may find yourself bungee crawling on the adaptive Spartan Course, using your mobility device or a loaner from GRIT Freedom Chair. One more check on the bucket list!

Going Places with Donna On The Go

February 15, 2020

If you haven’t been watching the web series about the funny exploits of Donna Russo, grab some popcorn and get ready to binge. Donna’s tongue-in-cheek approach to her daily challenges has captured a worldwide audience.

Unleash Your Inner Superhero

February 10, 2020

Never underestimate the power of a cape. Tiny Superheroes gets it, and they ensure that thousands of kid with disabilities or illnesses around the world can don their own capes and feel powerful as they face their challenges.

Who Wants to Go to the Dentist? Not Me!

February 6, 2020

A trip to the dentist is already nerve-racking for most. But when physical and intellectual disabilities are involved, important visits are often skipped. What if this could be alleviated by a team of sensitive, caring dental professionals that actually travel to your home? Now, it can.

From the Slopes to the Doctor’s Office: The Power of Genetic Testing

February 2, 2020

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) cost Danelle Umstead her sight, but not her zest for life. This Paralympic skier and Dancing with the Stars contestant credits genetic testing as empowering her to live a richer life.

Dating with a Disability: Yes, it’s possible!

January 23, 2020

Dating can be a risky proposition regardless of the boxes you are checking. Girls Chronically Rock’s Keisha Greaves takes a no-holds-barred look at her hopes, anxieties, challenges and blessings as she throws her hat in the dating ring.

GMA’s Robin Roberts to Headline Disability Summit

January 29, 2020

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation’s inaugural Reeve Summit 2020 will bring thought leaders and individuals from the paralysis community to share life-changing information, improve quality of life and advance their cure agenda.

Easterseals Southern California: Building an Inclusive Future for People with Disabilities

January 15, 2020

Easterseals’ impactful programs underscore their mission to ensure all are respected, included and valued. The are determined to fundamentally shift society’s perceptions of disability. “Celebrate. Don’t separate.”

Sockabu Convertible Toeless Socks Solve Sensory Challenges

January 7, 2020

GMA Journalist and Mom Abbie Boudreau saw a problem and developed a product to solve it. Now these peekaboo socks are aiding individuals with AFOs, orthotics and sensory issues.

Resources Abound When You Get Connected with Your SCI Community

January 2, 2020

Whether you are newly injured, or a veteran member of the disability community, organizations like Triumph Foundation and Spinal Network are determined to help you succeed through social opportunities, employment resources and even equipment grants.

Wild Ride from Abilities Expo to ‘Fixer Upper’ to Paying it Forward

December 12, 2019

What a rollercoaster! Meet the Copp family who have their hands full raising two active wheeling sons. Follow their exciting journey through TV fame with Joanna and Chip Gaines to giving back with their Raising Wheels Foundation.

Deck the Halls with the Rollettes Holiday Giveaway Contest!

December 6, 2019

If you aren’t feeling the holiday cheer, you will when you see what the Rollettes have in store for you for the season! It’s how they roll!

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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