Apps and technology

3D Printing: How It’s Helping Visually Impaired Students

Assistive Technology Specialist Neal McKenzie talks about how he uses Tinkercad and 3D printing to overcome challenges his students with visual impairments face in the classroom.

Neal McKenzie, Assistive Technology Specialist at the Sonoma County Office of Education uses Tinkercad and 3D printing to overcome challenges his students with visual impairments face in the classroom.  Neal demonstrates how 3D printed objects help all students, whether sighted or blind, to work side-by-side and learn the same content – creating an inclusive experience for all.  3D printing is helping to bridge the accessibility gap.