Entries by Milena

R82 Scallop Designer Keira Gywnn to Participate in Cooper Hewitt Symposium on Designing Accessible Cities

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 […]

Manual Wheelchair Cross-County Trek Documentary Supported by Convaid | R82 to screen at Slamdance Film Festival

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 […]

Convaid | R82 Embarks on Traveling Education Roadshow

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 […]

Convaid | R82 Product Presentation is Highlight at 2018 Back to Shea Day

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 […]

Want to become a Convaid | R82 Ambassador? We’ve Extended the Deadline to January 15, 2018

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 […]

R82 Scallop to be Featured in Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s Access+Ability Exhibition

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 […]

Please Join NCART and us in Support of HR 3730

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 […]

Convaid | R82 Kicks off Season of Giving with R82 Wallaroo Giveaway on Autism Live Show

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 […]