Navigation Links
Abilities Expo - THE Event for People With Disabilities - Is FREE and Happening THIS WEEK at the Schaumburg Convention Center

Both Mayor Daley and Governor Quinn have issued proclamations commending this event.

CHICAGO, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- After months of anticipation, Abilities Expo ( - the premiere event for people with disabilities, their families, caregivers and healthcare professionals - is finally here. This free, three-day expo and conference will take place today, June 25, through Saturday, June 27, 2009 at the Schaumburg Convention Center.

"I commend everyone involved with this event for their commitment to enhancing the lives of Illinois citizens with disabilities," commented Governor Pat Quinn. Chicago Mayor Richard Daley also proclaimed this to be Abilities Expo Week because it helped to empower Chicago residents with disabilities.

Abilities Expo features a stellar line up of informative and interactive exhibits, events and sessions. Highlights include:

  • An exhibits floor packed with the latest technologies, products and services from exercise, recreational, sports equipment and services; personal care products, wheelchairs/walkers; financial planning advisors; accessible home medication; automobiles and conversion vans; scooters and so much more.
  • World-class special events. Attendees won't want to miss yoga instruction from motivational speaker Matthew Sanford, fashion shows, sporting demonstrations (wheelchair softball, golf, rugby, tennis, volleyball), book-signings and more.
  • A compelling, free workshop program on Friday and Saturday, June 26 & 27. Dynamic speakers like Gary Karp, bestselling author of Life on Wheels, will share important facts, valuable resources and practical ideas. Other session topics include transportation solutions, the accessible livable home, new horizons for assistance dogs, travel made easy, making the computer easier to use and much more.
  • Fun events for children and families. Clowns, face-painters, jugglers and more will delight children, while family-focused clinics will inform parents.
  • For healthcare professionals, there are career-boosting, CEU-earning seminars which address a variety of pressing healthcare issues and take place today (June 25).

"We recently held the Abilities Expo in Metro New York and Southern California and more than 5,000 health care and special needs professionals, caregivers and people with disabilities gathered to gain knowledge and make lives a little easier," said David Korse, President and CEO of Abilities Expo. "We are thrilled to bring these opportunities to the people who need them here in the Midwest."

For more information, visit

SOURCE Abilities Expo
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Connextions, Inc. Strengthens Technology Capabilities with Addition of Highly Regarded IT Executive
2. Courage Camps Maintain Summer Camp Schedule for Children and Adults With Disabilities
3. National Council on Disability to Hold Minneapolis Meeting to Hear Issues Affecting People with Disabilities
4. Allsup Medicare Advisor(SM) Expands Service; Helps Seniors and People with Disabilities Make Best Medicare Choices
5. Connextions Inc. Bolsters Operational Capabilities With Addition Of Senior Business Process Outsouring Professional
6. Assurant Employee Benefits Adds New Voluntary Capabilities
7. Particle Sciences Further Expands Combination Product Development Capabilities
8. PAREXEL Enhances Study Start-Up and Recruitment Capabilities With Appointment of Dr. Lars-Olof Eriksson, Formerly With Merck
9. PIBH with NFL Star Doug Flutie Recognizes 23 PA Workers with Disabilities, 21 Organizations Supporting Those with Disabilities
10. Audi Teamed Up With Star Quarterback Tom Brady and Celebrities to Support People With Intellectual Disabilities
11. Children and Adults with Disabilities Benefit from Circle Ks Unwavering Commitment
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 2015 , ... "When I was traveling, I was very ... "Many people catch diseases simply from sitting on such dirty toilet seats. I ... germs." , He developed the patent-pending QUDRATECS to eliminate the need to sit ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... motto of progress through sharing, the 2016 Building Better Radiology Marketing Programs ... conference will begin on Sunday, March 6, 2016, at Caesars Palace in Las ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... ... CBD College is proud to announce that on November 20th, ... its Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. CBD College is honored to join this very short ... universities in the state of California make the cut. CBD College is officially the ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... ... located in central Michigan, have come together on Thanksgiving Day to share the ... available for viewing on the Serenity Point YouTube channel, patients displayed what they ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Jobs in hospital medical laboratories and ... offered by healthcare staffing agency Aureus Medical Group . These fields, ... 2015 among those searching for healthcare jobs through the company’s website, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/27/2015)... 26, 2015 ... the "2016 Global Tumor Marker Testing ... and Sales Segment Forecasts, Innovative Technologies, Instrumentation ... to their offering. --> ... "2016 Global Tumor Marker Testing Market: ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... Bajos, November 26, 2015 Un ... de Bremachlorin para el cáncer avanzado.   ... la terapia fotodinámica de Bremachlorin para el cáncer avanzado. ... combina la inmunoterapia con la terapia fotodinámica de Bremachlorin ... Cancer Research . --> Clinical Cancer Research ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... Netherlands , November 26, 2015 ... A new combination approach blends immunotherapy with Bremachlorin-photodynamic ... A new combination approach blends immunotherapy with Bremachlorin-photodynamic therapy ... A new combination approach blends immunotherapy with Bremachlorin-photodynamic therapy ... Netherlands has found that immunotherapy can be ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: