Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, in partnership with the New York City’s Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, will host a day long symposium on February 8, 2018 focused on designing accessible cities. R82 Scallop designer Keira Gwynn will be among the symposium presenters, including Kat Holmes, founder of KATA, a platform for advancing inclusion in product […]
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Convaid | R82 congratulates Director Lisa France, wheelchair trekker Gabe Cordell and the unyielding cast and crew of Roll With Me for their Slamdance Film Festival screening this weekend. The iconic alternative film festival is now in its 24th year and has been the discovery ground for some of today’s top filmmakers. In 2018, Convaid […]
Expanding educational programs to dealers, physical therapists, occupational therapists and caregivers is high on the priority list for Convaid | R82 in 2018. The inaugural educational initiative for the company is a 6-month roadshow that brings former R82 Managing Director and Early Intervention advocate, Kieron J. Slocombe out of semi-retirement and out in the field […]
More than 300 J F Shea Therapeutic Riding Center friends and family gathered for the center’s annual Back to Shea Day that kicked off the official 2018 riding season. Dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities through therapeutic horse-related programs, the center has added something new: Convaid | R82. Convaid | R82 helped […]
Our Ambassador families have shared their personal triumphs, adventures and product insights on Social Media and within their communities. We’ve watched toddlers grow into kids and kids into teens. We’ve walked, rolled and run for causes. We’ve watched friendships blossom from an initial exchange about a product or condition. What we’ve learned is each Ambassador family […]
It is with great joy that we share this video anthology of our Convaid | R82 kids celebrating the Spirit of the Holiday Season. When you watch the joy on these beautiful young faces, it is impossible not to be reminded that every day together we are making strides to encourage mobility, adventure and celebrate […]
Convaid | R82 today announced that the R82 Scallop will be featured in the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s Access+Ability exhibition, among more than 70 works that aid people of different abilities in social interactions, daily routines, and navigating the environment. The R82 Scallop has been selected for inclusion in the exhibition that will feature […]
Convaid | R82 shares an open letter from NCART, asking that you join us in support of H.R. 3730. Please read: CRT Stakeholders and Friends, Congress is finalizing year-end legislation this week, so your voice is needed NOW! Yesterday the NCART Board of Directors made 44 Congressional visits in support of the passage of H.R […]
Every holiday season, Convaid | R82 look to ways to be of greater service by affording those who cannot access our products through traditional channels an opportunity to obtain pediatric mobility, walking, standing, gait training, transportation or hygiene products by way of contest or donation. In continuance of this holiday tradition, Convaid | R82 will […]
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