For almost 40 years, the Abilities Expo has been dedicated to displaying the latest innovative adaptive technologies. The expo will feature groundbreaking accessible equipment, informative workshops, demonstrations and more.
MobilityWorks is proud to be participating with BraunAbility in the 2018 Chicago Abilities Expo from June 29th through July 1st. Certified Mobility Consultants from Niles, Villa Park, and Plainfield will be in Booth #601 to answer any questions about accessible vehicles and adaptive equipment.
A few of the Events that will be at the 2018 Chicago Expo:
- Artist Market (Daily)-Artists from the region with disabilities will be selling their one of a kind pieces every day at booth #913. The booth’s sponsor, Artfully Gifted, teams with the Illinois Center for Rehabilitation and Education-Roosevelt to provide training and experience for students interested in retail.
- The Rollettes Los Angeles Presents (Daily)- Watch an amazing wheelchair dance team from LA and listen to their stories of how they continued to dance through adversity. You will also be able to join them and learn to dance yourself.
- Storytime- The Push a Story of Friendship (Saturday and Saturday from 1:30-1:50) – A reading of the book The Push a Story of Friendship, followed by a book signing by the authors. This story tells the tale of John and Marcus, who learn that people of all abilities are better off together.
- From the Heart We 2 Can Dance (Sunday from 12-12:30)- Join Vincent Tufano, an adaptive dancer, in a workshop that will teach you to find your inner dancer. Any level of experience and ability is welcome to join.
The Expo will be held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center, at 1551 Thoreau Dr N, Schaumburg, IL 60173. It will run Friday and Saturday from 11am-5pm and Sunday from 11am-4pm. Admission is free and more information can be found on their website