The smiling and cheerful girl on a wheelchair with the dog in autumn road.

Meet the Accessible Dispatch Team at These Fall Events

As summer comes to a close, we’re all looking forward to a beautiful New York City autumn! With the change in weather approaching, New York City residents and visitors with disabilities are looking for their means of accessible transportation for the winter season. Accessible Dispatch is ready to take your transportation concerns away with wheelchair accessible cabs in all five boroughs of New York City. Remember, with Accessible Dispatch, there are never special weather-based rates; all rates are based upon the set metered fare.

To learn more about Accessible Dispatch, come meet our team at these upcoming events throughout the fall!

NYFS Healthy NYC Expo

Accessible Dispatch will once again be at the 3rd Annual Healthy NYC Expo. This is a free event that spreads awareness regarding healthy senior lifestyles and resources for families. There will be a special ‘Senior Pavilion’ for senior adults. Stop by and learn more about our service!

Event Date/Time: September 7, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Event Location: 1540 Van Siclen Ave., Brooklyn NY 11239

Wheelchair Games and Spinal Cord Injury Expo

Take part in this one-of-a-kind Wheelchair Games event at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital. For the last 40 years, athletes who utilize wheelchairs have come together to participate in the Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Sports and Vendor Expo. The Wheelchair Games competitive categories include divisions for all age groups, from six and under to 60 and over. The expo will include vendor presentations on topics such as adaptive equipment, new technologies, services, and products relevant to life after SCI. The Accessible Dispatch team will be there to cheer you on and inform you about our services in detail.

Event Date/Time:  September 21, 8:30 a.m.

Event Location: Burke Rehabilitation Hospital; 785 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains NY 10605

The Brooklyn Public Library’s Inclusive Service’s Ninth Annual Exceptional Children’s Resource Fair

Stop by and meet our team at this free event! Organizations that inform and educate New York City residents about resources for children and teens with disabilities will also be attendance. This is a great event for the whole family!

Event Date/Time: September 28, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Event Location: Central Library Front Plaza; 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn NY 11238

Happy woman on wheelchair talking on the phone in the park in autumn.

KEENFest Gala

Every year, KEEN New York presents its annual KEENFest fundraising gala that celebrates its athletes, achievements, and partners. Join us for an inspiring night honoring this great organization, which empowers youth with disabilities through non-competitive fitness programs.

Event Date/Time: October 3, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Event Location: M1-5 Lounge; 51 Walker Street, New York, NY 10013

The Co-Op City Disability Expo

This will be an amazing event for all to learn more about resources and organizations working to ensure independent living for people with disabilities. Along with meeting with exhibitors, attendees can listen to motivational speakers, take part in interactive arts, and learn about clinics and workshops in the community. Visit the Accessible Dispatch booth to learn more about our program and walk away with some free swag items.

Event Date/Time: October 13, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Event Location: Einstein Community Center; 135 Einstein Loop, Bronx NY 10475

Resource Fair at the 2019 QCDD Family Support Conference

The Queens Council on Developmental Disabilities hosts an annual resource fair to introduce residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities to products and services in their community. If you’re attending this informative event, make sure to stop by our table to learn more about accessible transportation services in Queens!

Event Date/Time: October 25, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Event Location: Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel; 135-20 39th Avenue, Flushing, Queens, NY 11354

The 30th Annual Brooklyn Developmental Disabilities Council Family Support Fair

Every year, the Brooklyn Development Disabilities Council Family Support Fair provides a one-stop shop for families and professionals seeking information about services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Brooklyn. Attendance is free for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as their family members and professionals. If you’re planning to attend, stop by our table to learn more about Accessible Dispatch, your go-to means of transportation in New York City.

Event Date/Time: October 28, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Event Location: Brooklyn College Student Center; 2705 Campus Road, Brooklyn NY 11210

Senior Living Health & Financial Expo

Every year, Ebrooklyn Media hosts its free Senior Living Health & Financial Expo, which gives seniors access to more than 40 exhibitors showcasing their health-related, accessibility, and financial resources. Stop by our table to learn more about Accessible Dispatch, and don’t miss our Outreach Trainer Steven Williams speaking about our services on the main stage!

Event Date/Time: November 1, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Event Location: Dyker Beach Golf Club Grand Ballroom; 1030 86th St., Brooklyn, NY 11228

NYC Elder Care Expo – Brooklyn

The NYC Elder Care Expo draws attendees from Brooklyn and beyond! Older adults, seniors, caregivers, and families have the chance to meet exhibitors and attend seminars to learn about the many resources and services available for seniors and the elderly in their community.

Event Date/Time: November 3, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Event Location: Kingsway Events Center; 2902 Kings Highway, Brooklyn, NY 11229

NYC Elder Care Expo – Queens

Like the Brooklyn version of this event, the Queens NYC Elder Care Expo is expected to draw more than 60 exhibitors! Join Accessible Dispatch and other exhibitors to learn more about the resources and services available to older adults, seniors, caregivers, and families in Queens.

Event Date/Time: November 17, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Event Location: Fitzgerald Gym; Reeves Avenue, 153rd St. Entrance, Flushing, NY 11367

New York for Seniors Wellness & Resource Fair

Throughout the year, the New York for Seniors Wellness & Resource Fair engages and informs senior adults about resources available in their community. This Brooklyn event is free for seniors to attend. The fair will be filled with entertainment, giveaways, refreshments, and activities. Accessible Dispatch will be there to talk more about wheelchair accessible taxis in the city!

Event Date/Time: November 14, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Event Location: 1540 Van Siclen Ave., Brooklyn NY 11239

Council Center for Senior Citizens Healthy Aging Expo

Looking for an opportunity to speak to more than 30 vendors who provide products and services for NYC seniors? This is the resource fair for you! Stop by our table to learn how Accessible Dispatch can connect you to wheelchair accessible transportation anywhere in the five boroughs.

Event Date/Time: November 21, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Event Location: Council Center for Senior Citizens; 1001 Quentin Road, Brooklyn, NY 11223

Accessible Dispatch is committed to making sure every corner of New York City is accessible for people with disabilities. If you have any questions regarding our wheelchair accessible taxi service, come meet us at an event this fall, explore our website, download our app, or call 646-599-9999.

Bow Bridge in Central Park at New York City during autumn

 

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