Ability KC Community Events & Education

Upcoming Events

Saturday, January 8 - Sunday, January 9, 2022

KC Revolution Wheelchair Rugby Club – Red Lipstick Rumble Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

Ability KC is proud to sponsor KC Revolution’s home tournament located at the HyVee Arena. KC Revolution will compete against teams from across the country in this competitive adaptive event.


Past Events

Friday, October 29, 2021

A Professional Conference presented by Ability KC

Join Ability KC in welcoming speakers Erin Andrews, Psy. D. and Dr. Randall Nudo, Ph.D. as well as Ability KC experts, Katherine Hill, PT, Lauren Young, Brandon Critchon and Becky Jessen, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS, LVST-BIG for our annual professional conference.


This conference is intended to enhance the skills and knowledge of healthcare professionals across the Kansas City region as we examine best-practices, reflect on what we have learned in the past year and share the expertise of industry leaders on our team and from across the country.

Friday, July 16, 2021

Midwest Adaptive Sports
Day at the Lake

Join Midwest Adaptive Sports and presenting sponsor, Ability KC, for the annual Day at the Lake event. Individuals with SCI/D will have the opportunity to water ski, kayak, and take boat rides.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

KC Shepherd’s Center
Live Your Best Life Series

Driver’s Evaluation and Training in Neuro. Rehabilitation presented by Kimberly Weishaar, OTR/L, CDRS, Ability KC

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Children’s Mercy
Transition to Adulthood Conference

11:25 AM – 12:10 PM Adulting – Teaching Life Skills Now for Transition to Adulthood Tomorrow presented by Katherine Hill, OTC, Ability KC Occupational Therapist and Kathy Smith, MPA

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Ability KC
Bi-State Stroke Conference

This conference presented by Ability KC experts in collaboration with the Bi-State Stroke Education Consortium provides evidence-based educational opportunities supported by strong outcomes for providers of stroke care across the continuum.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Case Management Society of America – KC (CMSA-KC)
Monthly Educational Offering

Exoskeleton Gait Training in Neuro Rehabilitation presented by Natalie Dirnberger, DPT, Ability KC Physical Therapy Coordinator & Adult Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Physical Therapist

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

North Kansas City Hospital
Bi-State Stroke Conference

Driver Evaluation and Training after a Stroke presented by Nancy Petersen, MSW, Ability KC Marketing Specialist & Community Liaison

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