United Spinal Association presents the 2012 Independence Expo-Orlando for people with disabilities of all ages, exploring health, mobility, work, travel, and recreation.
The Independence Expo-Orlando is free and open to the public.
It will be held on Friday, August 24th & Saturday, August 25th at the Marriott World Center in Orlando, Florida.
"Explore Your Abilities" is this year's theme.The Expo will also offer wheelchair sports and cooking demonstrations.
The Independence Expo-Orlando features more than 50 Vendor Exhibits (21 of which are new)faturing:
Able to Travel accessible travel agency will provide attendees support in planning the vacation of their dreams, including accessible trips to Israel, Galapagos, Ireland and the Amazon, as well as a host of wheelchair-friendly Caribbean Cruises.
Walgreens will provide free blood pressure screenings, measuring of body mass index and counseling on any medication questions. Permobil will showcase its latest line of mobility products. The National MS Society/Mid Florida Chapter will share resources and advocacy tips. UsersFirst will offer strategies and resources for people with disabilities. Canine Companions for Independence will introduce attendees to some of their highly trained and lovable assistance dogs.
Register at http://www.independenceexpo.org/ or by calling toll free 800-404-2898. Attendees are automatically entered in a free raffle drawing to win many great prizes held throughout the 2-day event.
On-site registration and free parking is also available. Complimentary Wheelchair Accessible Van Service will be available from the hotel's parking lot to the main convention hall
Expo doors open 10 a.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. on Saturday.