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Connect to Your Abilities Community

Whether you are new to this dynamic and passionate Community or have been a card-carrying member since birth, Abilities is here to help you engage on multiple levels. We have taken what is special about the live Abilities Expos and amplified it online to more effectively reach the 1 in 5 Americans living with a disability as well as the devoted caregivers, industry and health professionals that support them.

Enjoy compelling articles in the following categories. Use-now tips, entertaining opinion pieces and in-depth stories are there to promote your increased independence and better quality of life.

Adaptive Sports

It’s not just a great way to promote health and wellness, it’s crazy fun. Check out skiing, rowing and more!

Assistive Tech

Bridge the gap between ability and disability with cutting-edge devices and inventive, low-tech gadgets.

Community Heroes

Meet ordinary people whose circumstances empowered them to push harder and achieve greater.

Parents & Caregivers

You would do anything for the loved one in your care. Find tips and resources to help you take control.

Inclusive Recreation

All work and no play? Not for this community of dancers, artist, travelers, outdoorsy types and more!

Disability Products

Science, technology and overall ingenuity have revolutionized the disability products industries. Read on!

Latest News and Stories

Donna On The Go: Two Women, an iPhone and a Walker

February 21, 2018

This new EMMY-considered web series takes a light-hearted look at the obstacles that star Donna Russo faces daily.

Superfest, The Oldest Disability Film Festival, Returns to Los Angeles

February 18, 2018

Superfest features avant-garde films from around the world that present disability in all its diverse, brazen and subtle complexities.

Embracing Conscious Living with a Disability

February 17, 2018

Think of living consciously as a heightened mindfulness of your life choices, from the things you put in your body to the way you interact with others to the footprint you leave on the earth.

Now That You Have Social Security Benefits, How Do You Keep Them?

February 16, 2018

Never make the mistake of thinking your Social Security benefits are permanent. Use these tips to help ensure you continue receiving the support you deserve.

RAPAEL Home from NEOFECT: A Revolutionary Approach to Rehab

February 15, 2018

The most effective rehabilitation program engages patients and keeps them coming back for more.

Disability Etiquette: Easy Tips for the Able-bodied Community

February 14, 2018

It's not that hard, folks. A little common sense, a little Golden Rule and we've got a world that is more inclusive and friendly to all.

Conductive Education Aspires to Instill Self-Reliance

January 19, 2018

This approach to rehabilitation relies on a more holistic approach to treating children with motor challenges in an effort to drastically improve their quality of life.

Achieving Barrier-free Access in Toronto

January 19, 2018

Operating under the belief that accessibility enables people to reach their full potential, Total Access Centre strives to thoroughly and seamlessly open the world to all.

'Xceed'ing Expectation with Multidimensional Mobility Aid

January 17, 2018

Cheelcare's "Xceed" is as versatile as they come, offering 32 inches of height adjustment, exceptional user friendly ingress and egress capabilities and much more.

Reinventing Yourself After a Life-Changing Event with Andrew Angulo

January 15, 2018

Disabled Life Media's Andrew Angulo discovers his inner creative genius after his injury.

Ground Therapy: Reconnect to the Earth and Feel Better Fast

January 15, 2018

Ground therapy delivers nature’s outdoor healing benefits to your body indoors by reconnecting you to the earth.

Record-breaking Athlete to Launch Wheelchair Stunt Video Game

December 22, 2017

Famed wheelchair extreme athlete Trevor "Trevair" Snowden is turning his wheelchair stunt dreams into virtual reality.

Documentary Highlights the Accessible Transportation Struggle in NYC

December 21, 2017

Access Denied tackles the daily challenges of wheelchair users who seek a reliable way to get around the Big Apple.

Shhhhh….Toilet Talk!

December 20, 2017

If your home is your castle, your potty is the throne. And, in the words of this writer, no one's throne should wobble.

Making Sky-wide Smiles on the Slopes

December 19, 2017

The volunteer force behind Ontario Track 3 Ski Association makes the thrill of adaptive skiing and snowboarding possible for the community.

Dear Everybody, It's Time to End the Stigma

November 26, 2017

A group of young Canadians have embarked on a campaign to wipe out the stigma that surrounds people with disabilities.

Researchers Use Electricity for Pain in Amputated Limbs

November 24, 2017

A new study is looking for participants who have had an amputation and are experiencing chronic pain.

A Guide to Understanding Assistance Dogs

November 22, 2017

Service dogs play a vital role in enhancing the health, well-being and independence of the disability community. Check and share this handy infographic.

My ER Close Call, and Why it Never Should Have Gotten so Bad

November 21, 2017

Doctors have go-to tests for patients with disabilities that may not always tell the whole story. Kristen's experience is further proof that you are your own best advocate, and regular checkups can save your life.

Check Out Our Live Events

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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