Convaid in Booth 517 at Abilities Expo Boston this Week


Convaid will be in Booth 517 at Abilities Expo to be held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Hall C from September 18-20, 2015. New England Business Development Representative Kate Samay will represent Convaid at Abilities Expo Boston, where 2015 Convaid Ambassador Alexis Snyder and her daughter Sara,  will also be in attendance and will a number of appearances at the Convaid booth. Alexis Snyder is the author of “Invisible Disabilities,” a blog post that has received global recognition and Sara, a Convaid user, flanks her mother as a youth advocate.

For more than 30 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. In addition to Houston, Abilities Expo is held in several cities throughout the United States, bringing new technologies, new possibilities, solutions and opportunities to members of the special needs community.

Ms. Samay will present the Convaid Trekker, which is a lightweight, compact folding pediatric stroller that accommodates functional or rest positions and increased sitting tolerance for maximum comfort is typically prescribed for children with mild to moderate involvement of the following conditions:  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.

Convaid will feature its latest pediatric wheelchair, the Trekker, at Abilities Expo Boston. For an advance look, Convaid has made available 35 short and highly detailed videos depicting various aspects the Trekker. To view, click here.

Convaid Trekker product highlights include:

–          Separate base and seating module

–          Reversible seating

–          Variable positioning (up to 170 degrees of adjustable recline and tilt ranging from -5 to 45 degrees)

–          Accepts aftermarket seating

–          Comes with a wide range of therapeutic and comfort options

–          Lightweight

–          Easy to fold for maximal portability

–          Can be used from early intervention

–          Can be used as an all-day chair

–          Meets WC19 transport safety standards


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