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Tetra Society of North America – Newfoundland Chapter

The Tetra Society is a non-profit organization that pairs individuals with disabilities with volunteering engineers, technicians and health professionals, in order to create or modify assistive devices or the environment for people with disabilities.

A person with a disability can approach Tetra about an accessibility issue they need addressed, and then work together with Tetra’s volunteer professionals to create a viable solution. Some of the projects Tetra has completed include an outdoor-use walker with brakes for a client with Cerebral Palsy, and a cutting guide for a visually impaired woman who enjoy baking.

Dr. Leonard M. Pye, P. Eng.
Coordinator, Tetra Society (Newfoundland)
c/o Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NF A1B 3X5
Tel: (709) 737-8933 (work) or (709) 753-0733 (home)
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