Abilities Expo: Kid-tested, kid-approved

Kid's Having Fun at Abilities Expo

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!

Here's what we did in 2013. Stay tuned for 2014! 

Highlights Products & Services Workshops Events & Activities

Highlights

Disney Magic at Abilities Expo Free Face Painting at the Abilities Expo

It's the happiest Expo on Earth! The Radio Disney Road Crew will entertain kids and families with adaptive dances, interactive games, fun songs and awesome prizes.

Free Face Painting Free Face Painting at the Abilities Expo

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

Dance Demo and WorkshopAssistance Dog Demonstration

Learn the latest dance moves from hip hop sensation, the Walk and Roll Dance Team!

Assistance AnimalsAssistance Horses

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 horses on site!)

Adaptive Sports Adaptive Sports

Don't hang out on the sidelines—get into the game! Test your skills in a host of fun, inclusive adaptive sports.

 

 

 

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 adults (and parents) with disabilities. Click the session title for a full description.

Friday, November 22, 2013
11:45am – 12:45pm
Fitness for All Abilities

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Planning Accessible Travel

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Ramping Up To The Outdoors: Outdoor Recreation for Everyone

Saturday, November 23, 2013
11:45am - 12:45pm
An Educational Approach using Horse Boy Method: No Horses Required

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Travel the World! Tips for People with Disabilities or Who Are Aging

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Sitting Pretty: Understanding Your Child's Seating Needs

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Thriving, Not Just Surviving, as the Parent of a Special Needs Child

3:45pm – 4:45pm
Accessible Dance Class

Events & Activities

Of our full spectrum of events and activities, the following will appeal to adults with disabilities. Check back soon as more will be added. Click on the event for more information.

All Day, Every Day
Adaptive Sailing – Booth #322
Hand Cycling

Friday, November 22, 2013
11:00am - 5:00pm
Meet Paralympian Jennifer French – Booth #322

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Hip Hop Performing Touring Troupe and the Showboaters Touring Ensemble

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Dance Performance and InMotion Workshop

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Dance Demo and Workshop

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Adaptive Dance Performance and Workshop

Saturday, November 23, 2013
11:00am - 5:00pm
Meet Paralympian Jennifer French – Booth #322

11:45am - 12:45pm
Quad Rugby Demonstration

12:00pm – 3:00pm
Face Painting

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Assistance Dogs Demonstration

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Dance Demo and Workshop

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Power Soccer Demo

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Wheelchair Basketball Demonstration

Sunday, November 24, 2013
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Dance Demo and Workshop

12:00pm – 3:00pm
Face Painting

12:45pm – 2:15pm
Radio Disney Performs for Kids!

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Assistance Dogs Demonstration

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