Products for People with Disabilities

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.

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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

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.

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 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.

Coffee Company Employs Workers with Developmental Disabilities

February 18, 2019

Many talk about the rampant unemployment among people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Few do something about it. Meet ABLE Coffee Roasters, a doer.

When You Don't Have Something, You Dream About It

February 14, 2019

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.

Amp Fin: A Wave of Opportunity for the Amphibious Amputee

February 11, 2019

This high-performance swim and dive prosthetic fin allows amputees to get more physical benefits our of water therapy and recreation.

ClipDifferent: A Better Way to Clip Your Fingernails

February 5, 2019

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.

Why Bob Yant Built a Better Catheter

January 10, 2019

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.

How Waking Up to Light Can Improve Health

November 19, 2018

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.

Mattress Guide for People with Disabilities

November 1, 2018

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.

Take Control of Your Health with Pressure Mapping and Scales for Wheelchair Users

September 5, 2018

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 as a Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury

August 30, 2018

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy shows encouraging promise for a variety of conditions, including spinal cord injury.

Eyeflite: The Vision Takes Off!

July 20, 2018

The possibilities for augmented technology to improve quality of life and independence for the disability community are "virtually" limitless.

Portable Tabletop Extension (PTE) Transforms Dining Out…And In

June 13, 2018

The PTE, fueled by the last wish of a dear friend, will improve the eating experience of rollers everywhere.

Boxwood Junction: Creating a Better Future for Loved Ones with Disabilities

April 23, 2018

"What happens to them when I'm gone?" is a question that plagues special needs families. One mom's ambitious answer could help thousands.

Ditch the DEHP in Your Catheters

March 30, 2018

Health professionals have serious concerns with a chemical called DEHP that is often used in catheters. Here's what you should know.

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.

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.

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.