Expo Features: Nation's Capital Region
Nation’s Capital Region
Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center
College Park, MD
April 13, 2024
Free Wheelchair Rentals and Emergency Repair Services
Representatives from Stuart’s Medical and Sales will be available for emergency repairs and wheelchair rentals
Many exhibitors from across Maryland/DC and beyond will share their knowledge and expertise about their equipment/supplies, assistive technology, and adaptive devices.
Please visit the Disabilities Champions Pavilion to connect with individuals who have gone above and beyond to help the disabilities community. Meet Monica Wiley, MISS MARYLAND USA SLICC (Success through Leadership, Character, Confidence) Ambassador 2023, Marcellus Crews, Candidate “Crews-ing for the Senate”, Michelle Bishop –National Disability Rights Commission for Individuals With Disabilities, Chandra Smith 2023 Ms. Wheel Chair MD, now Ms. Wheelchair USA, Mayor of College Park-Fazlul Kabir and other Disabilities Champions between 11am-3pm. More Disabilities Champions TBA
Personal Care Services Available During The Day
World of Possibilities Expo offers assistance and a helping hand at the Expo to individuals who need it.
Sign Language Interpreting Services Available
ASL TERPS will be on hand to assist deaf or hard of hearing individuals
Captain Dee-Fense, #1 Super Ravens Fan will stroll around the Expo and be on hand to take pictures with the attendees through out the event!
Canine Companions, Washington Office will be doing service dog demos at their space at the end of the hall. Learn about service dogs and what they can do for you.
We will offer onsite health screenings: to include blood pressure and vital screenings by Interim Healthcare Prince George’s County (www.interimhealthcare.com/location/bowie-md)
Stage Performances, Demos and Presentations
11:30a PERFORMANCE: David Godoy: Listen to the sounds of David’s Saxophone
11:45a PERFORMANCE: TBA
12:30p PRESENTATION: Low-Tech Adaptations: I Bet You’ve Never Thought of This One! Leah Blackwell
1:00p DEMO: Spirit Club: Join us for a FREE workout (weather dependent) to be held outside. Just bring your energy, water and some SPIRIT, and let’s have some fun with fitness!
1:25p PRESENTATION: Business Development and Entrepreneurship for Everyone: Karen Shannon of America’s Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC) MPALM, Caroline Bolas-National Disability Institute (NDI) and Andrea Freedman-Puppy Luv Dog Boutique
2:00p PRESENTATION: TBA
2:30p PERFORMANCE: Close To Normal, Acoustic performance by Jesse Magee
3:00p-4p POST SESSION-ASK THE EXPERTS! Professionals from housing, transportation, Voting and more! Stay a little longer and bring your questions for personalized support.
FUN for all Ages
Face Painting, Balloon Twisting and Photo Booth Favors, Glitter Fairy Godmother, Zigglebee and Special Surprises!
Free STAYnEAT Plate
Perfect for all ages and abilities, these, slip, tip & flip- resistant self feeding plates help minimize mealtime stresses. The reversible two-in-one patented design goes from partitioned to non partitioned with just a flip. Side A is divided with a spill guard and suction. Side B is non-skid and sloped with a side scoop wall. Simply press the center to make it stay, lift its edge to take it away. With no suction tab to grab or lip to flip, STAYnEAT plates stay firmly in place. A must have for picky eaters and individuals with special needs such as Autism, Alzheimers, Parkinson’s, etc. These perfected all in one solution plates are a favorite feeding tool for all Occupational & Speech Therapists.
Free Parking in Lot Z ($3 per hour in garage)