IC8 Half Day Afternoon: Hands-On With 3D Design and Printing for Assistive Technology: Learn From 4 Expert Users in The Field
How to Register
- Full Conference with Pre-Conference Option - if you wish to register for this course as well as the full, three-day conference
- Canadian Two-Day (Wed. and Thurs.) with Pre-Conference Option - if you wish to register for this course and are approved for this special, two-day conference
- One-Day Conference (Wed., Thurs., or Fri.) with Pre-Conference Option - if you wish to register for this course as well as one day of the conference
- Pre-Conference Only - if you wish to only register for this course
Emerging Technology: Emerging technologies are new technologies and innovations with the potential to improve the health and well-being of people with disabilities. This is primarily for new technology not yet on the market or a new application of technology.
- Participants will be able to describe the basic concept of how 3D printing works.
- Participants will be able to list 2 examples of 3D printed assistive technology devices.
- Participants will be able to identify justifications for using 3D printing as part of clinic services.
- Participants will be able to identify 2 low cost examples of how to access 3D printing technologies.
- Participants will understand 2 best practice guidelines for mechanical design in a clinical setting.
- Participants will learn of key characteristics between materials: ABS, PLA, TPE, Carbon Fiber, etc.
- Overview of design software and 3DP
- Applications for ADLs
- Applications in seating & mobility
- Applications in adaptive games & prosthetics
- Design Software & Scanning Hands-On
- 3D Printer Hands-On
- Wrap up & Questions