Entries by Milena

Learn About Transit Criteria for Mobility Products

Convaid | R82 offers a webinar on Transit Criteria for Mobility Products on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 10AM PDT. There is no fee to attend and registration is still open. The NHTSA’s National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA) examined data over 10 years ago and found about 2,294 injuries/deaths occurred to individuals in […]

Wheelchair Safety in Motor Vehicles

By Missy Ball, MT, PT, ATP, Convaid | R82 Seating & Mobility Expert | Globally, 1.3 million people die in road crashes per year.  In the US, approximately 37,000 people die per year and 2.35 million are either injured or disabled.  According to the NHTSA, a third of fatalities are a result of drunk driving, […]

Wombat Living by R82 Launches in North America

Convaid sister company R82 announced the North American launch of the Wombat Living by R82, a best-in-class daily tilt-in-space activity chair, is an improved and updated version of the original Wombat, perfect for use at school, for reading, family activities and much more. The Wombat Living comes in three sizes, two fresh new colors, multiple […]

Hemant Bhatt Celebrates 20 Years at Convaid

Hemant Bhatt is a Mechanical Engineer who came to the United States from India when his children were small. He left behind a promising career ad the Deputy General Manager of Planning for a multi-national manufacturer of hydrolic equipment to seek expanded opportunity for his family and himself. He started at Convaid in inventory control […]

A Girl’s Best Friend

The #Convaid #R82 care community knows Sarah Best for her tireless work on Facebook, Twitter and other social media. We have some great news to report about this 20-something Convaid user since childhood, who has built a thriving life as a communicator, adaptive climber and special needs awareness advocate. Sarah, who lives with Cerebral Palsy assisted […]

Join us for Scallop webinar on Thursday, April 6th @ 10AM PDT

Children living with mild to moderate mobility impairment in North American can now participate in daily activities in comfort, support and ease with the Scallop by R82, that enjoys great popularity in Europe. You can learn more about this comfortable take-everywhere portable seating unit during our Thursday, April 6, 2017 webinar.  Those wishing to register can […]

Convaid Launches New Highly User-friendly Website

Convaid invites its dealers, therapists and customers to explore its new website designed to provide a user-friendly experience and optimized functionality.  The new Convaid website makes it easy to navigate through R82 Convaid’s expansive product line of lightweight, compact folding pediatric wheelchairs, supported by how-to videos, customer insights, industry resources, an educational portal and interactive […]

R82 Convaid to Attend Texas Rehab Providers Annual Conference

R82 Convaid business development team members will attend this year’s Texas Rehab Providers’ Annual Conference (TXRPC) to be held in Plano, TX from March 30 through April 1, 2017 where they will present  the R82 Convaid premier collection of tilt-in-space pediatric wheelchairs – consisting of the improved Trekker and Rodeo by Convaid and the Kudu […]

There’s still time to register for March 24th webinar on Trekker upgrades

If you missed the March 10th R82 Convaid webinar on Trekker upgrades, no worries.  We’re repeating it on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 10AM PDT. The Trekker by Convaid is a popular pediatric tilt-in-space wheelchair that is now offered with new options and accessories for optimum positioning. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email […]