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OT 614: Intervention Across The Lifespan


Please visit the Makerspace Guide to learn more about the Collins Library Makerspace and the equipment, resources, and services available. 

If you need to meet outside the posted appointment times, please email and the Makerspace staff will work with you to determine if we are able to accommodate the request. 

The Makerspace in the lower level of Collins Library

Repositories for 3D Print Models

Free 3D Modeling Software

If you have any questions about using this software, feel free to send me an email or book an appointment with me!

Tips for Searching for Adaptive Technology

When searching for information about creating adaptive technology, or looking for examples of 3D printed objects, you may need to be creative with your search terms. Of course searching for variations on 'adaptive' or 'assistive' will be helpful, but you may also consider including the name of the condition that may be impacting mobility (e.g 'arthritis') or the name of the aid (e.g 'button hook' or 'handle'). 

3D Printing Adaptive Aids

You can read the full paper  (Nicole Gallup, Jennifer K. Bow, and Joshua M. Pearce. Economic Potential for Distributed Manufacturing of Adaptive Aids for Arthritis Patients in the U.S. Geriatrics 2018, 3(4), 89;‚Äč and download all models here.