Convaid sister company R82 announced the North American launch of the Wombat Living by R82, a best-in-class daily tilt-in-space activity chair, is an improved and updated version of the original Wombat, perfect for use at school, for reading, family activities and much more. The Wombat Living comes in three sizes, two fresh new colors, multiple configurations, and offers improved features and functions.

The Wombat Living seating unit tilts from -20 to 15 degrees to accommodate both relaxed and active sitting postures and offers ample adjustment for growth. The angle adjustable push brace can be positioned out of the way when not in use.  Some of the small features that make a big difference in the Wombat Living include new cushions made of thick, comfortable foam with breathable covering that add a layer in the knee area.

wombat-livingThe height and tilt-adjustable Wombat Living is an activity chair suitable for use in any indoor environment and builds upon the time-proven functionalities of the original Wombat daily activity chair. It is supported by a wide range of accessories including a power actuator for height adjustment; cushion selections, head supports, a lateral support and other options.

“Keeping children engaged throughout daily activities is critical to their intellectual and emotional growth as well as overall well-being. With the Wombat Living by R82, toddlers to teens can participate in any seated activity with ease, style and comfort.  The Wombat Living is a great complement to our line of mobility, seating, standing, walking, transportation and hygiene products,” said Director, Marketing Nanneke Dinklo.

The Wombat Living by R82 can be experienced at the upcoming Abilities Expo in New York Metro, to be held May 5-7, 2017 at the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center where R82 Convaid will be located in Booth 125.

R82 Convaid develops and manufactures 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.

About the Etac Group| The Etac Group delivers an award-winning range of grands: (Etac (bathing and toileting, aids for daily living and wheelchairs), Immedia (manual transfer), Molift (hoists and slings), Convaid and R82 (pediatric). 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 45 countries around the world.

About R82 | 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.

About Convaid | 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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