Third Annual Ability Fair Held at Stockton University

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Stockton University held its third annual Ability Fair on Wednesday, July 26th, to give residents living with disabilities the opportunity to discover new ways to gain back their independence.

The Ability Fair is put on by Stockton and the Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation and hosted residents from across the South Jersey area to the school's campus for the free and interactive event.

The fair featured more than 60 vendors in adult and pediatric medicine. 

The fair featured some of the latest products and technologies to encourage adults and children with disabilities, and showcased the different resources available to them that can make greater independence possible.

"Many, many people here are being able to look at a one-stop shop kind of a deal to find implements that will help their lives be much better," says Gabe Staino, senior development officer of Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation.

The fair featured more than 60 vendors in adult and pediatric medicine and featured guest speakers including Atlantic City police officer and para-athlete Mike Braxton who lost his lower leg in a motorcycle accident.

Also in attendance was Danny, the therapy horse from Hearts Riding Center, making his big return for lots of free of cuddles and carrots.

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