Welcome to the Expo!
The World of Possibilities Disabilities, Healthy Aging and Independent Living Expos are designed to bring people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, service providers and supporting agencies all together in one venue. Our Expos provide an opportunity for you to enhance your knowledge and explore disability related products, services, technology and resources available.
Prince George’s County, MD
Samuel Riggs Alumni Center
University of Maryland
College Park, MD
October 23, 2021
Scenes From Recent Expos
Expo 2020 COVID-19 Statement
We want to assure everyone planning to attend or considering attending the World of Possibilities Expos that your health, safety and security is our top priority and we’re taking all necessary precautions. We have quite an event planned and registration is strong. That said, we will we are actively working to plan for a safe and productive event, including the following:
Adhering to the venue/mall’s requirements for use of masks and encourage mask use during the event.
Increasing cleaning in all show management areas such as registration and info areas
Offering Hand sanitizer throughout the building
Decreasing seating in the educational sessions to allow for social distancing
Encouraging social distancing in common areas through signage and floor decals
Developing open booth designs and proper booth spacing to limit groups congregating in one particular area or creating a restricted area
Cleaning high touch surfaces multiple times throughout the day
We will keep all of our exhibitors, attendees, staff and vendors up to date on any changes and our updated response to new developments in order to ensure a coordinated effort and safe environment for all.
WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE EXPO
Over 50 Exhibitors
Assistive Technology and Adaptive Devices, Durable Medical Equipment, Mobility Products, Wheel Chair Sales, Wheel Chair Parts, Wheel Chair Lifts, Wheel Chair Accessible Vans, Wheel Chair Services, Resources for Accessible Housing, Adaptive Learning Tools, Disability Law Resources, Nursing Care Agencies, Recreation and Travel Resources, Adapted Exercise Equipment, Personal Care Products, Incontinence Care Products, Communication Devices and more!
Personal Care Services Available During The Day
World of Possibilities Expo will offer assistance and a helping hand at the Expo to individuals who need it. Questions? Can’t find find something? Plenty of helpers and volunteers will be on hand to help
Educational Forums and Product Demos
Various product and service demonstrations throughout the day. Many exhibitors from across Maryland and beyond will share their knowledge and expertise about their equipment/supplies. Also, several organizations will bring service/companion dogs and guide dogs and demonstrate their usefuness.
FREE Wheelchair Repair
Representatives from Stuart’s Medical and Sales will be available for emergency repairs and wheelchair rentals
Self Help, Support Groups, Service, Advocacy & Legal Organizations
Meet & Greet with Ms. Wheelchair Maryland & Ms. Wheelchair DC.
Artists and Entreprenuers & Book Signings
Talented individuals who have disabilities will showcase their products, sell their books and other items.
Interactive Fitness Presentation
Adapted tennis & bocce ball.
Entertainment arranged by Creative Chance
The Music Workshop for Special Needs Adults
Events for Youth, Adults, and Seniors with disabilities and More!
Fun! Fun! Fun!
Silly Willy the Balloon Artist, face painting, and entertainment for all. Including Strolling Entertainers/Raffles and Giveaways
WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE DISABILITIES EXPO
Individuals with disabilities and those who love and serve them. Everyone within the disabilities community, including children, adults, seniors, veterans, healthcare professionals and other interested persons.
PLEASE NOTE: We want to assure everyone planning to attend or considering attending the World of Possibilities Expos that your health, safety and security is our top priority. Caring Communities is taking all necessary precautions concerning Covid-19.
SPONSORED IN PART BY….
The DDC supports and helps to fund program development efforts in relation to self-advocacy and leadership of people with developmental disabilities (DD), competitive, integrated employment opportunities, inclusive education and expansive early intervention services, healthy and integrated community living programs, and cultural and linguistic competence programs.
This project was supported, in part by grant number CFDA 93.630, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects with government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official ACL policy