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ADVISORY/Abilities Expo/New England Kicks-off This Weekend At the Bayside Expo Center in Boston.



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Abilities Expo/New England England, the largest and most populous portion of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1991 pop. 46,382,050), 50,334 sq mi (130,365 sq km). It is bounded by Wales and the Irish Sea on the west and Scotland on the north.  

ADVISORY...for Friday Friday: see Sabbath; week.

Friday

young Indian rescued by Crusoe and kept as servant and companion. [Br. Lit.: Robinson Crusoe]

See : Servant
 - Sunday Sunday: see Sabbath; week.  (Sept. 20-22)

--(BUSINESS WIRE)


WHAT:       Abilities Expo/New England, the one show dedicated to
            educating and improving the lives of people with
            disabilities, senior citizens, their families &
            caregivers, as well as healthcare and education
            professionals, will take place at the Bayside Expo Center
            in Boston from September 20-22, 2002. The show floor and
            educational program will provide attendees a chance to
            discover and learn about new products and services -- from
            computers to athletic equipment and mobility products to
            daily living aids -- all conveniently displayed to see,
            test and compare.

            On-site, attendees will be able to enjoy first-hand:

            -- Skiing and Snowboarding demonstrations presented by the
               New England Handicapped Sports Association as well as
               Inspirational Seated Aerobic Exercise demonstrations,
               presented by Carmiletta Wiggins. Dates and times of
               presentations will be available on-site.

            -- Several artists with disabilities will demonstrate
               their talents: Michael Kouchavlis will showcase
               sculpture and paintings; Dieter Stark will show
               photographic art; Jessica Vohs will show watercolors
               and painting of silk scarves; Ayisha Knight will
               showcase photograph, prints, frames and postcards;
               George Russo will showcase clay sculptures; and Marilyn
               Casey, Ronald G. Mueller, Robert Steinman, William
               Kinnear and Joseph "Jedi" Dee will showcase a variety
               of watercolors, ceramics, oil and acrylic painting.

            -- The latest products introduced to this $1 billion
               market including, lifts, wheelchairs, toys, vans,
               clothing, support services, 3-wheel scooters,
               computers, sports and exercise equipment, daily living
               aids, personal care products and much more.

            -- A conference program, which will run throughout the
               show, has been designed to discuss and touch on issues
               and challenges and address them in a healthy and
               productive way. Stanley D. Klein, Ph.D., a licensed
               clinical psychologist and co-editor of "You Will
               Dream New Dreams" developed the educational curriculum.
               Topics will include: Using high-challenge sports to
               gain function, Financial and estate planning for
               individuals with disabilities, Practical approaches to
               parenting children with disabilities, Making sure that
               websites and other information technology is
               accessible, Motivational and inspirational aerobics for
               people with special needs, Sex and disability, and much
               more.

WHEN:       Friday, September 20 - Sunday, September 22, 2002
            Friday and Saturday - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
            Sunday - 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

WHERE:      The Bayside Expo Center
            Boston, MA

PRODUCED &
MANAGED BY: Advanstar Communications, Inc.
            440 Wheelers Farm Road
            Milford, CT  06460
            800/385-3085
            http://www.abilitiesexpo.com
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