Products & Services to Change Your Life
In six U.S. cities, Abilities Expo takes three days each year and brings as many products & services as possible under one roof, targeted for the full spectrum of people with disabilities. Attendees find mobility products, devices for people with developmental disabilities, medical equipment, home accessories, essential services, low-cost daily living aids, products for people with sensory impairments and much more. more
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.
Many talk about the rampant unemployment among people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Few do something about it. Meet ABLE Coffee Roasters, a doer.
Recently emigrated to the US, this father and daughter team puts their considerable skills to bear to create a device to help wheelchair users accomplish a myriad of everyday tasks.
This high-performance swim and dive prosthetic fin allows amputees to get more physical benefits our of water therapy and recreation.
This ingenious device is proof that small innovations can make a big difference. Now people with dexterity, vision or upper limb challenges can clip their own nails.
Veteran wheelchair user Bob Yant merged his two passions—paralysis research and creating a gentle catheter with no scary chemicals—to create a company that would serve the disability community on multiple levels.
Used to the jarring, stress-inducing buzzing of your alarm clock as it wrenches you into consciousness? Consider this kinder, gentler, lighter way to start your day.
If a good night's sleep is eluding you, it may be time to rethink your mattress. Review these handy tips to understand what you should look for to best suit your disability.
To combat the serious health issues of pressure wounds and weight management, MassMATCH is making pressure mapping tech available to wheelchair users statewide.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy shows encouraging promise for a variety of conditions, including spinal cord injury.
The possibilities for augmented technology to improve quality of life and independence for the disability community are "virtually" limitless.
The PTE, fueled by the last wish of a dear friend, will improve the eating experience of rollers everywhere.
"What happens to them when I'm gone?" is a question that plagues special needs families. One mom's ambitious answer could help thousands.
Health professionals have serious concerns with a chemical called DEHP that is often used in catheters. Here's what you should know.
The most effective rehabilitation program engages patients and keeps them coming back for more.
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.
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.
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.
If your home is your castle, your potty is the throne. And, in the words of this writer, no one's throne should wobble.
For the other 362 days or for those who are not able to join us at the Expo, there is Abilities365.com. This new and expanding online resource community is fast becoming the Community’s go-to site for information and, ultimately, solutions. The virtual space is home to products, services, videos, white papers, news and more, all of which can be easily targeted to an individual’s needs.