TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The R82 Wallaroo is the newest child restraint product to be added to the robust  Convaid | R82 line of special needs transportation products that include the Convaid Carrot 3 child restraint, Convaid Carrot 3 booster seat and R82 Pilot .

The R82 Wallaroo is a forward-facing child restraint that provides safety, style, comfort and support and offers a variety of optional accessories for specialized positioning of the head, trunk and pelvic areas. The R82 Wallaroo foam headrest was designed to keep a child's head and neck secure while its 5-point padded harness adjusts to a growing child. The child restraint features a washable, water-repellant antibacterial inlay that comes in three color choices – blue, red and grey.

The R82 Wallaroo provides comfort, safety and support for children weighing from 22-lbs. to 106-lbs. and can accommodate growth from early toddlerhood into young adulthood. It complies with ISO7176 and conforms to U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard FMVSS 213.

"The R82 Wallaroo is a fantastic addition to our child restraint line of products, now making our child restraint portfolio one of the best in the industry for safety, adaptability for growth and comfort and positioning through use of accessories," said Director, Marketing Nanneke Dinklo.

The R82 Wallaroo made its North American debut at the Kidz in Motion conference held earlier this September to an audience of national passenger safety specialists.

Convaid | R82 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, Spina 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 fulfill 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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Media Contact: Milena Rimassa, Convaid Products, Inc., 310-618-0111, milena@convaid.com

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