Atlanta Abilities Expo Event

Abilities Expo: Kid-tested, kid-approved

Abilities Expo is for Kids.  Photo of kids whispering to each other.

Not just for grown-ups, Abilities Expo presents an abundance of fun, engaging things for kids to do and see. There are products and services created with children in mind, kid-focused activities, sports, crafts, games and more!

There are even compelling, informative workshops about kids designed for parents.

Highlights Products & Services Workshops Events & Activities

Highlights

Adaptive Art Experience Zot Artz Adaptive Art

Be a part of the new adaptive art experience where you can express yourself through art and even take your creation home!

Free Face Painting Workshops

Children can indulge their wildest fantasies and transform into a super hero, a mythical creature, a wild animal or whatever suits their imaginations!

Great Adaptive SportsAdaptive Sports in Atlanta

Try your hand at all different adaptive sports, including hand cycling, basketball, tennis, beep kickball, goal ball, power soccer and fencing!

Assistance Animals Assistance Animals

Watch how clever canines open up the possibilities for their human partners. You'll even get the chance to learn some basic commands for the dogs and learn how horses can help people with disabilities. (Actual mini horses on site Friday only!) And is a service monkey right for you? Find out!

Walk and Roll Dance Team Presents! Walk and Roll Dance Team

Don't miss these dynamic, informative sessions on March 14-15. In addition to some great topics on the issue that matter to the community, there are two travel workshops, one on each day.

Products and services

Check out thousands of products and services to improve your life. You may click on "Advanced Search" to target exhibitors by product category. Once you select an exhibitor, you can see what they have to officer, "Map it" to find out where they are on the show floor and/or click the green + sign to add it to your person event plan.

Workshops

The following workshops are geared for children or parents of children with disabilities. Click the session title for a full description.

Friday, March 15, 2013
11:45am - 12:45pm
Helping Hands Monkey Helpers: Is a Service Monkey Right For You Or Someone You Know?

1:00pm – 2:00pm
Fitness for All Abilities: Ask Your Questions!

Saturday, March 16, 2013
11:45am – 12:45pm
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Adaptive Sports Initiative: Helping and Healing Through Sport

1:00pm – 2:00pm
Service Dogs 101: The Basics on Bringing a Dog into Your Life

1:00pm – 2:00pm
Walking with Kpeasey & The Kyle Pease Foundation on racing today

3:45pm - 4:45pm
The Parent's Journey: Ideas for Celebrating Life with Your Child

Events & Activities

Of our full spectrum of events and activities, the following keeps the kids engaged and having fun. Check back soon as more will be added. Click on the event for more information.

All Day, Every Day
Hand Cycling

Adaptive Art Activity

Friday, March 15, 2013
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Beep Kickball

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Walk and Roll Dance Team Presents!

2:30pm – 4:30pm
Book Signing with Karen Kain, Author "A Unique Life Fully Lived"

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Service Dog Demonstration

4:00pm – 4:40pm
Miniature Horse Therapy Demo

Saturday, March 16, 2013
12:00pm – 12:45pm
Wheelchair Basketball

12:00pm – 3:00pm
Face Painting

1:00pm – 1:30pm
Service Dog Demonstration

1:00pm – 3:00pm
Book Signing with Karen Kain, Author "A Unique Life Fully Lived"

2:00pm – 2:30pm
Walk and Roll Dance Team Presents!

2:45pm – 3:30pm
Power Soccer Demo

3:45pm – 4:30pm
Wheelchair Tennis

Sunday, March 17, 2013
12:00pm – 12:45pm
Goal Ball Demonstration

12:00pm – 3:00pm
Face Painting

1:00pm – 1:30pm
Walk and Roll Dance Team Presents!

2:00pm – 3:30pm
Service Dogs Demonstration

2:00pm – 3:30pm
Book Signing with Karen Kain, Author "A Unique Life Fully Lived"

 

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