Convaid | R82  will attend the 25th annual Ohio Institute for OT/PT School-Based Practice educational event that awards physical therapists with 12 PT CEUs, and 12 OT contact hours upon completion of the two-day educational institute to be held August 7-8, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio.

The institute’s major objectives include:

  • Facilitating access to information on services available in Ohio Schools
  • Keeping school-based therapists updated on key issues in Ohio schools
  • On-going improvement of methodology for Ohio schools to implement alternative service delivery methods
  • Encourage and facilitate development of skills in working within educational teams

Exhibitor Displays will be accessible to PTs and OTs between sessions and during specific display hours during the two-day institute.

Attending the institute this year is Convaid | R82 Business Development Representative Jason Barrett  who will  present the award-winning R82 Mustang walker, R82 Crocodile, R82 Stingray and popular Convaid compact folding pediatric wheelchairs including the Convaid Trekker and Convaid Rodeo.

“Convaid | R82 considers outreach to school physical and occupational therapists a vital part of reaching school-aged children who could benefit from therapies that combine products from both brands.  Our goal is to contribute to a more productive and life-enhancing school-based experience for every child, ” said Nanneke Dinklo, Director, Marketing.

Convaid | R82 develop and manufacture premium pediatric products typically prescribed for children with mild to moderate involvement of the following conditions:  Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Spinal Bifida, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Cystic Fibrosis, Mitochondrial Disease, Metabolic Diseases, and Sensory Processing Disorders, among others.

The Etac Group

For more than 40 years, Etac has developed products and services that create possibilities for users and caregivers. Our products are aimed for people with physical disabilities and their caretakers. We provide a well-designed product range for short and long term care whether this be in the home, hospital or other healthcare setting.

Etac’s track record in functional, innovative and comfortable products includes a number of international design awards that have repeatedly set new standards in the market.

The Etac Group has six product brands; Etac, Immedia, Molift, Star, Convaid and R82.

Headquartered in Stockholm, the Etac Group has sales companies in Australia, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States with supply units in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the United States.


A California US-based manufacturer of custom-made, compact-folding, lightweight, adaptive-assisted wheelchairs. Convaid’s strengths are in design, manufacturing and marketing of pediatric products, which fulfil a clear niche in the mobility market.

Convaid has been a part of the Etac Group since 2015.


Through the years R82 has developed into a strong international brand within children’s rehabilitation. R82’s wide range of products with countless customizing options enables a child to participate in all daily activities.

R82 has been a part of the Etac Group since 2011.

R82 core values: Danish Design, Quality & Innovation


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Etac, Immedia, Molift website

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