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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

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!

Just Like its Stars, ‘Take A Look At This Heart’ Overcomes Challenges

December 3, 2019

This groundbreaking film will not be silenced! Follow the documentary’s own rough road through thieving distributors to its final successful rerelease, empowering the disability community with its message of resilience and unconditional love.

The Secret to My Success: Swimming Like an Angelfish

November 30, 2019

The enormous impact of aquatic therapy at an early age cannot be emphasized enough. Organizations like Swim Angelfish harness the therapeutic properties of water to improve strength, motor skills and more.

How CatTongue Grips Became A Versatile Favorite Among Wheelchair Users

November 26, 2019

Here’s further proof that people with disabilities can adapt any product to fit their needs. What began as anti-slip grip tape to anchor devices has morphed into an indispensable, multifaceted tool for the disability community.

Get Winter-Ready with Tips from Cold-Weather Expert Chris Collin

November 19, 2019

‘Tis the season to enjoy the nature’s snow-covered beauty and the fun of winter adaptive sports, but only if you are prepared! Read on for important advice from sit-skier Chris Collin.

There’s Nothing Quite Like Riding an Omeo

November 12, 2019

With its hands-free, balance-controlled motion, wheelchair users describe the Omeo as a totally new, super-cool experience—like the first time they rode a bike without the training wheels.

Pics Are In. It Happened!

November 6, 2019

From the ski slopes to sandy beaches, wheelers nationwide know no bounds and have chronicled their exploits for the Wheels Up! photo contest. Here are the winning shots.

Decimating Barriers at Abilities Expo

October 29, 2019

It’s a giant 3-day celebration of ability, complete with life-changing tech and limit-pushing challenges for the disability community.

Children with Epilepsy Discover the Fun of NillyNoggin EEG Caps

October 21, 2019

Standing by while your child endures test after test is heart wrenching. One mom decided to infuse some fun and is bringing smiles to the faces of countless kids with epilepsy.

Great, Use-Now Tips on Career Success with a Disability

October 9, 2019

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, check out this sage advice on forging a successful career from people with disabilities who are already making it happen for themselves.

Trexo Home Puts Kids on their Feet and Helps Them Walk

October 3, 2019

Kids with gross motor control impairments face additional health challenges from the inactivity. But not if your Trexo Home personal robotic gait trainer has anything to say about it!

Nation’s First Integrated Dance Company Needs Dancers with Disabilities

September 25, 2019

What if you could pursue your passion for dance, see the world and get paid? The Dancing Wheels Company is seeking a talented wheelchair dancer to do just that!

Adaptive Fashion is the New Couture

September 19, 2019

It’s like a collective lightbulb went off and more and more brands have shifted their focus to creating fashion options for people with disabilities. Girls Chronically Rock’s Keisha Greaves weighs in.

RAMPing up to Save Lives with Emergency RED BAG Movement

September 12, 2019

In an emergency situation, you can’t assume that you will be able to tell first responders about your disability, your medication and your life-saving needs. Let the RAMP Red Bag do the talking for you.

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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