ABILITY FAIR

Terry Mele, Clinical Rehab & Home Care Consultant demonstrate how the FDX Power Chair with motoised tilt in space works during Ability Fair at Stockton University Friday, Sept 18, 2015.

Edward Lea / Staff Photographer

Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation and Stockton University are bringing the second annual Ability Fair to Stockton University on Wednesday, July 20.

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., guests of the fair can browse over 60 vendors offering products and services to seniors and those with physical challenges. Vendors will offer demonstrations of products ranging from power wheelchairs to ramps and accessible cars.

In addition to vendors, the day includes a dance performance by Happy Hearts Dance Camp, speakers, discussion and a therapy horse and dog.

Speakers include Jerry Turning, author of “Bacon and Juice Boxes: Our Life with Autism”; Eileen Carmody Shaklee, author of “Autism with a Side of Fries”; and Michael Braxton, Atlantic City Police Department Community Relations Officer and Rio 2016 Paralympic hopeful.

Events will take place in the university’s Campus Center, located on the Main Campus off Jimmie Leeds Road in Galloway Township. Admission is free, but registration is required. Go to AbilityFair.com.

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