3D Printing Lessons

I had the opportunity to spend a day out at Sardis Secondary School to work with Gail and Mary and their students. We spent some time taking [...]

3D Printing Braille – Vertically

True to what the Diagram Center suggested about 3D printing braille, in order to get smooth dots you need to print the braille vertically. T [...]

TPU Filament

Flo and I have been exploring 3D printed braille this year.  The files for Goodnight Moon included designs for braille plates to be part o [...]


In my search for literacy-based 3D prints for students with visual impairments, I came across a file that would print with a working hinge. [...]

Reading Goodnight Moon

I had the opportunity to take out Debbie’s tactile books to Kelsey, a young braille reader. Kelsey is in Grade 1 and is a very good Br [...]

Goodnight Moon

After I gave up on printing Harold and the Purple Crayon, I continued to investigate the files created by the Tactile Picture Book Project. [...]

Final Report

Hi teams, As we’re approaching the end of the school year, your final report for participating in this project is due on May 31st, 201 [...]

Literacy Supports – Harold and the Purple Crayon

As I’ve been exploring the existing literature regarding using 3D printing to support literacy, I came across STL files for a few book [...]

Making Braille Labels

TouchSee.Me is an online tool that renders 3D labels in braille in a variety of different languages and Braille Codes. Once the 3D file has [...]

More Sources for 3D Digital Files

BTactile.com – an index of good quality 3D models for download from places like Thingiverse. Also includes Sewell graphics, too. http: [...]
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