Convaid | R82  will return to the Cure SMA National Conference as a Platinum Exhibitor. This year the event will be held from June 29 – July 2, 2017 at Disneyworld in Orlando, Florida where Western Region Sales Manager Charles Larose and Eastern Region Sales Manager Steve Ricker will join Business Development Representative Matt Abrahams in Booths 22 and 23.

Convaid | R82 will highlight the following products at the 2017 Cure SMA National Conference: The popular Convaid Carrot car seat, Convaid Trekker, R82 Flamingo High-Low and R82 Stingray.

“We are always eager to embrace opportunities to help families enjoy their freedom and live full, active lives. We understand that families living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy are served by our lightweight folding pediatric wheelchairs – the Convaid Trekker and R82 Stingray – with additional products from our line of Convaid | R82 products,” Dinklo said.

Last year, Convaid | R82 expanded its program of planned giving to Cure SMA with the donation of Convaid Trekkers to Cure SMA’s Chicago-based loaner pool. It has participated in regional Cure Walk-n-Rolls throughout the United States such as the one held earlier this Spring in Orange County, attended by the Convaid | R82 sales and marketing team.

Most recently, an interdepartmental team from Convaid | R82 attended Cure SMA’s annual Gala of Hope where video was shown and a mother presented her story about her son who has shown marked improvement of his Spinal Muscular Dystrophy symptoms thanks to a breakthrough drug that was approved for SMA treatment this year.

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 & Star website

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