3D Printing: What’s Realistic for TVIs?

Joan Horvath and Rich Cameron—co-founders of Nonscriptum—present an overview of 3-D printing technology, with an emphasis on teaching and learning strategies.

Learning Goals and Objectives

  • Compare common types of printers and materials used in 3-D printing
  • Troubleshoot common issues of maker technology
  • Modify lesson plans and themes to include 3-D models
  • Define CAD and identify leading CAD technologies

Download the Course Materials

Our self-paced courses allow you to complete the learning materials on your schedule. The materials below are free to audit, with the option to purchase if you would like to receive credits.

How to earn credits

To earn professional development credits for this experience, use the “Earn Credits” button to register and then complete an assessment based on the presented material.


This is a web-based, self-guided professional development activity for TVIs, VRTs, O&Ms, Parents, Teachers of the Deafblind or Severely Impaired, and Rehabilitation Specialists. ACVREP has approved this course for Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialists for People with Visual Impairments (CATIS).

Multiple days
1.5 Continuing Education
1.5 Professional Development
1.5 CTLE
$0 - Audit (No Registration)
$55 - Earn Credits