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Accessibility Expo 2013 Chicago

Abilities Expo 2013 Chicago

This years accessibility  expo had something for everyone’s taste.  If you are looking to improve your home, learn how to travel, wanting to purchase an accessible vehicle, improve the mind-spirit-and body of your child.  Then there was something for you.  If you need appearal to wear, there was something for you.  Below is a list of some of the speakers that had workshops, with their subject matter:  All workshops were free to attend.

  • Disasters and Disabilities: How to Prepare and Stay Safe in an Emergency
  • Thriving, Not Just Surviving, as the Parent of a Special Needs Child
  • Meet Mike Ervin, Author of the New Mobility Magazine's "Ervin"
  • Home Modifications: 5 Common Solutions to Improve Your Home Access
  • Intensive Pediatric PT—The Benefits for Your Child’s Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Adaptive Equipment for Kids, Adolescents & Teens
  • Young, Hip and Disabled: College, Work and More
  • How to Select the Right Accessible Vehicle for You
  • Push Girls: Sneak Peek of a Season 2 Episode and Meet Chelsie Hill
  • Life After A Serious Injury: Asking the Questions and Finding the Answers
  • Multiple Therapies Utilizing Equines: An Arena for Change
  • Planning Accessible Travel
  • Creating Healthy Relationships: Tips for Dating and Intimacy
  • A Home for Life- Better Living Design
  • Wheelchair Standers: Stand for Function!

Entrance to 2013 Abilities Epo

Here are some of the activies:

Adaptive Art Activity,  Adaptive Rowing Demonstrations,  Quad Rugby Demonstration,  Adaptive Golf Demonstration

Meet and Greet with Rupert Isaacson, author of “The Horse Boy”,  Team Hotwheelz – Dance Demo and Workshop,  Assistance Dogs Demonstration,  Making Minds Handicap Accessible!,    Miniature Horse Demonstration, Face Painting, Recycled Art Activity – Mock Stain Glass,   Meet and Greet with Rupert Isaacson, author of “The Horse Boy”, Wheelchair Basketball,   Team Hotwheelz – Dance Demo and Workshop, Power Soccer Skills Demo, Horse Boy Method Demonstration,  Wheelchair Tennis, Face Painting, Recycled Art Activity – Mock Stain Glass, Assistance Dogs Demonstration,

 

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