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Abilities Expo Toronto | The International Centre | Friday, 19. January 2018

Imagine everything you need, all under one roof! For nearly 40 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. Every event opens your eyes to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to change your life. Where else can you discover ability-enhancing products and services, play a few adaptive sports, learn new dance moves, attend informative workshops and only scratch the surface of what Abilities Expo has to offer? Register for free today.
  • Green Valley Wellness will present two workshops at #AbilitiesToronto on how medical cannabis can be a viable option for people with disabilities. These sessions are interactive so come with questions! Are you registered yet? https://www.abilities.com/toronto/vregister.html
  • 3D prosthetics? You have to check this out! https://www.cbsnews.com/videos/high-tech-healers-giving-kids-a-helping-hand/
  • #AbilitiesToronto is proof that the disability community's got game! Come test your skills at wheelchair basketball with ParaSport Ontario! www.abilities.com/toronto/vregister.html
  • Hoping there will be more home renovators or equipment sellers to assist around the home.
  • What's new with the bionic exoskeletons that allow wheelchair users to walk? Find out about this and all the great health benefits that this leading-edge tech can provide from Able Bionics at #AbilitiesToronto. Get registered today! https://www.abilities.com/toronto/vregister.html
  • Retired Navy Petty Officer Sharona Young weighs in on her MS diagnosis with Reginald Angus Argue on the Reginald Show. #AbilitiesToronto https://youtu.be/3UYzrRIz9fY
  • Smith Haven Service Dogs are coming to Abilities Expo Toronto in January! A ton of wonderful organizations are on board...are you getting excited yet? #AbilitiesToronto www.abilities.com/toronto Stanley the Service Dog
  • Smashing stereotypes one hit at a time, wheelchair rugby is almost as much fun to watch as it is to play! Come to Abilities Expo Toronto and try it for yourself with Wheelchair Rugby: Quadzillas. #AbilitiesToronto https://www.abilities.com/toronto/vregister.html
  • When one Montreal mom couldn't find what her son with autism needed to thrive scholastically and socially where he could learn and play with neurotypical peers, she built it herself. The Little Red Playhouse #AbilitiesToronto http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/sharon-mccarry/integrated-classrooms-benefit-both-kids-with-autism-and-their-peers_a_23199118/?utm_hp_ref=ca-disability
  • Bad to the bone! #amputee #borntoride #disabilitylife
  • It can come on so gradually...would you recognize the signs of hearing loss? Learn more about the causes, the signs and the assistive tech that can help from the Canadian Hearing Society at #AbilitiesToronto. https://www.abilities.com/toronto/vregister.html
  • I am definitely going to be there as I was this year, and learned a lot being there. Met some really nice people in some of the booths at the show.
  • Tennis anyone? Come and test your skills at #WheelchairTennis with Limitless Guelph at Abilities Expo Toronto! #adaptivesports #AbilitiesToronto
  • The so-called "medical inadmissibility" rule that bars many with disabilities from immigrating to Canada will be a thing of the past if Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen has anything to say about it! #AbilitiesToronto https://www.thestar.com/news/immigration/2017/11/22/federal-government-urged-to-scrap-ban-on-immigrants-with-disabilities-and-illnesses.html
  • If he hurries, he’ll make the sledge hockey game and still get back in time to get his **** painted. Just try and stop him! Are you registered for #AbilitiesToronto, Jan. 19-21? Admission is free. https://www.abilities.com/toronto/vregister.html
  • This is great! These triplet brothers, all blind, can now "see" the world with smart glasses. The glasses are equipped with a camera that sends a video feed to an operator that narrates everything. #AbilitiesToronto https://www.thestar.com/life/2017/11/16/blind-triplets-see-through-others-eyes-with-the-help-of-a-smartphone.html
  • People with autism have some thoughts on how to improve local programs designed for them. #AbilitiesToronto https://www.thestar.com/business/2017/11/12/adults-with-autism-want-to-give-more-input-on-services-geared-toward-community.html
  • Upcoming films like Breathe and Stronger show increased interest in featuring real stories about people with disabilities. In the newly released Wonderstruck, the actor portraying a child who is deaf is also hearing-impaired. #AbilitiesToronto https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/movies/2017/11/11/depictions-of-disabilities-onscreen-shift-away-from-people-who-are-to-be-pitied.html
  • New workshop at Abilities Expo: How Medical Cannabis Can Help People with Disabilities. Get the facts and find out if the new products and nonpsychoactive alternatives are viable treatment options for you. Are you registered? https://www.abilities.com/toronto/vregister.html
  • Please mark your calendar for Saturday December 2nd for the International Day of Persons With Disabilities Event, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. It will take place at Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Rooms 308 and 309. The theme for this event will be on Employment for Persons with Disabilities. Key speakers include Susan Picarello, Assistant Deputy Minister (Ontario), Accessibility & Employment Strategy for Persons with Disabilities, and City of Toronto HR Representative. Denise Feltham from D.I.C.E. Assessment & Employment Counselling Services is one of the panelists.
  • MAJOR CHANGES including how much recipients are allowed to have in assets before their benefits get hit! Great news for the disability community! #AbilitiesToronto https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/09/01/ontario-relaxes-rules-on-support-medical-coverage-for-people-with-disabilities.html
  • Hey #AbilitiesToronto fans, there's a wonderful local event happening this month from StopGap Foundation! Last year, the proceeds allowed them to build 400 NEW RAMPS and support Community Ramp Projects in 15 communities!!
  • Wheelchair dancing pioneer and Push Girl AUTI ANGEL is coming back to Abilities Expo Toronto! Learn new freestylin' dance moves and have a BLAST! Are you registered for #AbilitiesToronto? http://www.abilities.com/toronto/vregister.html
  • Hi.. where can I find more Information about this event? Also want to know how to register...!!! Thanks in advance.