Herle got involved with Tetra after helping a
paraplegic friend by designing a collapsible mini wheelchair that could
be used on a sea kayak.
"I like inventing gadgets," he says, "and it gives me personal
satisfaction to do something that is actually useful, that you know will
Herle says Tetra is careful not to compete with commercially available
products. But there is a gap on the market, especially for products that
may not be deemed medically necessary, but which could make a big
difference to quality of life.
If you know of someone who could use a custom-designed gadget or if you
would like to volunteer your technical expertise or knowledge of
occupational therapy, please call Lisa Schultz at 250- 754-3576