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Touch Mapper

Tactile maps can be created for free using a 3D printer, for people who are blind or visually impaired. Great for Orientation and Mobility.

Touch Mapper is a website that allows you to create free tactile maps using a 3D printer.  If you do not own a 3D printer, a map may be ordered through the website. The developer of this tool is open to feedback and is able to customize the tool according to individual requirements.  This is a helpful tool for Orientation and Mobility.

It is also possible to print the maps also using an embosser, or on swell paper.