Torrance, CA (July 26, 2016) –  Etac NA Marketing Director, Nanneke Dinklo, today announced  that the pediatric business development team for the R82 and Convaid brands will attend the 12th Annual Kidz In Motion Conference, to be held at the Omni Championsgate Resort Orlando, Florida, August 10-13, 2016, just SW of Orlando, Florida, where attendees will learn about new products  and about common misuses and mistakes in child transportation.

Business Development Representative Sally Mallory, CPST, PT, ATP, will attend the event and participate as a panelist on Manufacturer’s Panel 3, to be held on Friday, August 12, 2016, from 8:45-10:15AM, in the Osceola E meeting room.  Ms. Mallory will also present the company’s pediatric child restraint system portfolio consisting of the Pilot by R82 and Carrot 3 Car seat and Booster Seat by Convaid.

“Kidz in Motion is a pivotal event where physical therapists from all over the North America can gather to learn about child transportation safety and stay on top of the last innovations in child restraint systems.  Kidz in Motion provides a platform for the Etac NA Pediatric Group to further its positioning as a one-stop provider of best-in-class child restraint systems for infants, children and young adults,” said Dinklo.

The Etac NA brands offer pediatric products typically prescribed to individuals with mild to moderate involvement of the following conditions:  Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Duchene Muscular Dystrophy, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Spina Bifida, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Cystic Fibrosis, Mitochondrial Disease, Metabolic Diseases, and Sensory Processing Disorders, among others.

About Etac North America

The Etac Group offers a wide range of solutions for children and adults ranging from manual wheelchairs, advanced seating, patient transfer, bathing and toilet products. Sweden-based Etac markets their products under the Etac, Molift, Immedia, R82 and Convaid brands. Etac operates sales companies in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States with an extensive network of distributors in 40 other markets around the world.

Based in Denmark, R82 develops and produces innovative aids and appliances for special need children and young adults. These are tailored to individual needs based on comprehensive product development and clinical input. R82 prides itself on a high caliber of quality of service and customer engagement.

Convaid, the company that invented the adaptive assisted wheelchair, has helped special needs children and their families live fuller, more productive lives since 1976. Convaid produces high-performance, easy-to-use and attractive mobility products for all stages of a young person’s life, from infancy to young adulthood. Each product is custom-built to individual specifications to provide optimum comfort, safety and convenience.

Together R82 and Convaid form the Etac Pediatric Group.


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