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Abilities Expo and Wheel:Life Announce National Organizational Partnership


Abilities Expo and Wheel:Life are proud to announce that they have joined together in a national organizational partnership for 2015.

Abilities Expo [www.abilities.com ] offers a consumer road show of new products, programs and resources designed for the disability community, and Wheel:Life [ www.www.wheel-life.org ] is an online community that features many of the same lifestyle areas and topics for people who use wheelchairs.

As part of the organizational partnership arrangement, Wheel:Life will be providing educational content and informative articles to the Abilities Expo community website as a free resource for Abilities Expo attendees. Abilities Expo participants will also be able to obtain any of the Wheel:Life e-books on fundraising and relationships for free by filling out a simple request form on the Abilities Expo website.

Additionally, Wheel:Life will be participating in three of the six Abilities Expo events throughout 2015, with staff reporting from the Los Angeles, New York City and Washington, DC metro area shows.

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Wheelchair dancing is a crowd favorite at Abilities Expo events!

 

“We’re excited about this new partnership with Wheel:Life.We both strive to serve the same communities and, by working together, we both hope to serve more members of the disability community,” said David Korse, President & CEO of Abilities Expo.

“With our virtual audience spanning the globe, we wanted to do more to help introduce our members who use wheelchairs to lifestyle-enhancing resources including new products, local non-profit programs and other valuable connection points that are uniquely available through the Abilities Expo roadshow. We are honored to also relay the personal stories of people with disabilities who are living amazing lives that we meet within the extensive Abilities Expo community,” said Lisa Wells, Wheel:Life Director.

Here’s what you’ll discover at the Abilities Expo:

Abilities Expo events are free for the general public to attend, however, registration at www.abilities.com or in person at the start of each show is necessary to obtain your admission pass. Throughout 2015, the Abilities Expo will be hosting events at the following locations nationwide:

  • Los Angeles Metro – March 6-8, 2015
  • New York City Metro – May 1-3, 2015
  • Chicago – June 12-14, 2015
  • Houston – July 31-Aug 2, 2015
  • September 18-20, 2015
  • Washington DC Metro – Dec 4-6, 2015

About the Abilities Expo

Abilities Expo is about bringing necessary products and services together under one roof for the community of people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, seniors and healthcare professionals. It’s about introducing opportunities that can enrich your life…especially ones that you never knew were out there.

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Now in six cities across the nation, each Abilities Expo offers three days of access to the latest technologies and resources for ALL disabilities, informative workshops on issues that most resonate with the Community and fun activities like adaptive sports, dance, assistive animal demos and more. Come to the Expo! Get your free pass at www.abilities.com.

About Wheel:Life

Wheel:Life is a global initiative that assists people in addressing the many questions and challenges that come with using a wheelchair. Wheel:Life resources help people find quality health and medical resources, and related research and news. Our social community offers networking within an online peer support group that is intended to promote a full and active life as a wheelchair user.

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Wheel:Life programs and free resources are possible thanks to the generous financial support of our sponsors that include BARD Medical, Cure Medical, Hollister Incorporated, Invacare, LoveYourNurse.comMelio, and National Ramp. Our community partners include Abilities Expo, The Mobility Project/Mobility Management magazine and SPORTS ‘N SPOKES magazine. Visit our website at http://www.wheel-life.org.

Media Contacts:
Abilities Expo – Sarah Galbraith Laucks, CMP Education, Events and Organizational Sponsorships office: 717-244-3623 email: slaucks@abilitiesexpo.com www.abilities.com

Wheel:Life-  Lisa Wells, Director email: info@www.wheel-life.org office: 678-232-1330 www.www.wheel-life.org

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