Navigation Links
Abilities Expo - THE Event for People With Disabilities - Is FREE and Happening THIS WEEK at the Schaumburg Convention Center
Date:6/25/2009

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

CHICAGO, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- After months of anticipation, Abilities Expo (www.abilitiesexpo.com) - 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 www.abilitiesexpo.com.


'/>"/>
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:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... "FCPX editors can now reveal their ... Cut Pro X," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ... Pro X users can now reveal the media of their split screens with ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2016 , ... ... leader in retailers of Eyeglasses . , Millions of individuals in the United ... life, eyeglasses have become a way to both correct vision and make a fashion ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... North Carolina (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... release of a new product that was developed to enhance the health of felines. ... for centuries. , The two main herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Austin, TX (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for ... popular and highly effective treatment for skin cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... from UCLA with Magna Cum Laude and his M.D from the David Geffen School ... San Diego and returned to Los Angeles to complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... Story Highlights: ... the health care industry is causing providers to review ... Deloitte offers a suite of solutions for health care ... cost optimization: labor resource analysis, revenue cycle optimization and ... outcomes and better economics ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016 ... announced the addition of the " Global Markets ... This report focuses ... an updated review, including its applications in various applications. ... market, which includes three main industries: pharmaceutical and biotechnology, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- Research and Markets has announced the addition ... report to their offering. ... The World Market for Companion Diagnostics covers the world ... in the report includes the following: , ... by Region (N. America, EU, ROW), 2015-2020 , World ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: