19. January 2018 - 11:00

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

Abilities Expo Toronto has it ALL for the disability community! Increasing your independence is our goal and, this year, we have brought you event more products and services to help do just that.

Have you ever tried sledge hockey? How about other adaptive sports like basketball, rugby, boccia, electric wheelchair hockey or tennis? Your new favorite pastime awaits! And if you just want to try a little bit of everything to see what you like best, go straight to the Parasport Ontario Try Me Area.

Wheelchair dancing pioneer and Push Girl Auti Angel will teach fun, fitness-enhancing dance moves all three days of the show!

Travel guru John Morris will give two workshops how to open up your world with accessible travel. Come prepared for the Q&A which will address a wide variety of questions, concerns and vacation destinations.

There’s also a great session on bionic exoskeletons. You’ll learn about the medical benefits and what’s new in the industry.

What would you say to two sessions on home design with experts who can advise you on how to improve accessibility in every area of your house? Learn about this and living with chronic pain, therapeutic cannabis, service dogs, hearing loss, respite care, choosing the right accessible vehicle, pediatric therapies and medical errors at our informative workshops.

The products, services and technologies are drawing attendees from all over Ontario and surrounding provinces—everything from hi-tech power chairs and accessible vehicles to healing remedies and resources for people with hearing issue. And swing by the Assistive Technology Pavilion for cutting edge AT to help you bridge the gap between ability and disability.

Admission is free and you can pre-register at . See you there!
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  • Hip-hop wheelchair dancing pioneer AUTI ANGEL opens Abilities Expo Toronto, LIVE with CTV News! Be at the Events Arena at noon on Friday to dance with Auti as the news crew broadcasts live! SHARE THIS and let's teach everyone how wheelchair dancing is done!
  • Free loaner scooters at Abilities Expo Toronto compliments of Pride Mobility Products Corp. to help you get maneuver around the show! Abilities Expo has it all! https://www.abilities.com/toronto/vregister.html
  • I registered and said my dad is coming. I hope he doesn't need to register.
  • HI ! I'm thinking about going to the expo. Will new tech for those living with disabilities be shown?
  • Great interview with Abilities Expo ambassador and Paralympian Tham Banting on all of the great things you can expect at the #AbilitiesToronto! Thank you to Accessible Media Inc.! https://play.google.com/music/m/Dx37qotrzlzlord6nlh6xrjvhuy?t=What_to_expect_at_the_Abilities_Expo-Live_from_Studio_5_on_AMI-audio
  • Come and join Coloplast in Booth #126 at 2pm on Jan 19-21 to hear Tiffany Gaudette's inspiring story about her journey from SCI to becoming an athlete!
  • Metrolinx' GO Transit double-decker bus is here and ready for #AbilitiesToronto! Toronto's #1 event for the disability community starts tomorrow at 11 am and runs all weekend. And it's FREE! https://www.abilities.com/toronto/vregister.html
  • This weekend, come visit us at Booth #345 to learn more about the new VaPro Pocket touch-free hydrophilic catheter. It’s the right balance of protection, ease-of-use, and discretion.
  • 3D printed joystick handles. Cool! #AbilitiesToronto
  • The #AbilitiesToronto Events Arena is sponsored by Sommers Roth & Elmaleh and features A TON of adaptive fun--dancing, sports, service dogs and more! Don't miss it Jan. 19-21 @ International Centre. https://www.abilities.com/toronto/vregister.html
  • The Tetra Society will be at Abilities Expo 2018! Look for us at Booth 366, near the food court.
  • Will there be anyone at the expo with specific knowledge about the Passport Program and/or Direct Funding?
  • Sneak peak from WHEEL DANCE on what to look for at #AbilitiesToronto!
  • VoxxLife’s will be at the abilities Expo Toronto Event this coming weekend. The first ever neurological sock and insole. Make sure you come and visit us. We would love to Voxx you!!! Making a wonderful impact on lives.
  • Great tips on planning your next getaway from Wheelchair Travel's John Morris at #AbilitiesToronto! https://www.abilities.com/losangeles/vregister.html
  • Hi there. I'll be attending the exposition this week and I'm wondering if any of your exhibitors will have 4-pronged canes for sale?
  • Is a dog guide right for you? The Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides will show you how #servicedogs can improve independence for their human partners at #AbilitiesToronto. This poignant video about what a dog guide has done for a little boy with #Autism says it all! https://www.abilities.com/toronto/vregister.html
  • So much to see from Permobil Canada at #AbilitiesToronto! Come check it out this weekend at International Centre! Admission if FREE! https://www.abilities.com/toronto/vregister.html
  • Does your chair need a little tune up? FREE WHEELCHAIR REPAIR from 49 Bespoke Inc. at #AbilitiesToronto, Booth #158! And tor attendees who take advantage of 49 Bespoke's steep discounts on wheelchair tires, they also offer free installation! Spoiler alert: there will be some GREAT deals on winter tire packages! https://www.abilities.com/toronto/vregister.html
  • @equipkidsinternational is doing AMAZING things for kids with disabilities in developing countries, especially Peru. Find out more at #AbilitiesToronto. https://www.abilities.com/toronto/vregister.html
  • Now THIS is off-roading! Come see Active Health Solutions TrackMaster in action at #AbilitiesToronto THIS WEEKEND, Jan. 19-21! https://www.abilities.com/toronto/vregister.html
  • Coloplast Canada develops products and services that make life easier for people with very personal and private medical conditions. Come join us at #AbilitiesToronto in Booth #126 to learn more about our innovative products. You can read more about us here: www.coloplast.ca
  • Beyond Abilities Centre strives to provide opportunities for people of all ages and abilities by bridging the gap between funding and services. Swing by their booth at #AbilitiesToronto for more on therapeutic and recreational programs, respite referrals, funding resources and more!
  • It's a sad fact that many Canadians are injured by preventable medical events but are never told they could be entitled to life-changing compensation. Sommers Roth & Elmaleh,--sponsors of the #AbilitiesToronto Workshop Series--will give an overview of medical malpractice lawsuits in "Medical Errors and Disabilities: What You Need to Know." https://www.abilities.com/toronto/workshops.html#k