Assistive Tech and 3D Printing: Designs and Links
A list of Assistive Technology related designs and links found while preparing a 3D printer demo for a group of Assistive Technology Trainers. If you have other Assistive Technology related links, please share them in the comments or on Twitter @DesignMakeTeach or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/DesignMakeTeach.
3D Printed Designs
Complete set of mechanical anatomically driven fingers by Robohand: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:44150
Bowers Assistive Fork by Michael Bowers: ” This fork holder is designed for people with mobility needs to create a customizable eating utensil.” http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:49936
Pen Holder by Siderits: “Assistive device for helping someone with limited grip strength hold a pen.” http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:22227
Right angle spoon by Siderits: “Right angle, 90 degree, assistive device (spoon) for someone with, for example, limited grip strength or control.” http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:23729
Assistive device for using disposable drinking cups by Nicole Sullivan http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:28067
Biscuit packet opener: an assisstive technology prototype by Roger-X http://www.instructables.com/id/Biscuit-packet-opener-an-assisstive-technology-pr/#step1
3D printing + sugru = precision rubber parts! by Projectsugru http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printing-sugru-precision-rubber-partsiPho/
Enabled by Design: People passionate about Design for All: http://enabledbydesign.org/
Sense See Remember by Oliver Brunt: design concept http://www.flickr.com/photos/63256535@N06/7073993837/in/photostream/lightbox/
The Next Frontier For 3-D Printing: Helping The Disabled by Neal Ungerleide: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1672572/the-next-frontier-for-3-d-printing-helping-the-disabled
Enabled by Design & 3D Printing for Disability http://bytegeist.firedoglake.com/2013/03/11/enabled-by-design-3d-printing-for-disability-sxswi-3dability/
Discover the Body 3D Printing and Teaching Materials for Blind and Visually Impaired Children https://nfb.org/images/nfb/publications/fr/fr32/1/fr320105.htm
Please share any resources you have concerning Assistive Technology and Design/3D Printing/Making. It can be difficult to find real world examples.