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Abilities Expo Set for Feb. 8-10 in Atlanta

More than 3,000 visitors – people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, seniors, wounded veterans and healthcare professionals – are expected to attend Abilities Expo on Feb. 8-10 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Admission is free, and show hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 8 and 9 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 10.

Abilities Expo includes exhibits, workshops, celebrities, events and activities to appeal to people of all ages with the full spectrum of disabilities, including physical, learning, development and sensory disabilities. Complimentary wheelchair repair will also be available onsite during show hours.  

“It is our privilege to provide this forum for the community of people with disabilities in Atlanta to come together and gain access to life-enhancing technologies, education and resources,” says David Korse, president and CEO of Abilities Expo.

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About Shepherd Center

Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neurological conditions. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. In its more than four decades, Shepherd Center has grown from a six-bed rehabilitation unit to a world-renowned, 152-bed hospital that treats more than 740 inpatients, nearly 280 day program patients and more than 7,100 outpatients each year in more than 46,000 visits.