10 Popular 3D Printing Fidget Patterns

Recently fidgets  have come on the market as the popular Kickstarter for the fidget cube exploded onto the scene. Fidgets may seem like toys, but in truth they are adaptive devices that are designed for people with ADHD, Autism, or stress to relieve nervous energy. By providing tactile feedback and stimulation, fidgets can actually help […]

3D Printing Fidgets

Recently fidgets have become popular for adults as well as children. Fidgets on the surface may seem like toys, but they are actually adaptive devices to help people focus and calm down in their everyday life. 3D printing is full of printable fidgets. Others designers have published plenty of fidget files, including the recent explosion […]

Snack Card Dispenser Project

This year 3D-PT has a busy schedule of autism related conferences planned. At every conference the vending tables always have some candy ready to attract and fuel frazzled conference participants. I have wanted to have a 3D printed candy dispenser ready for my table. Fortunately for me there are a few vending machine designs already available. I […]

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How To 3D Print Glow in the Dark Filaments

Among the exotic blends of filaments, the luminous Glowfill is a specialty of 3D printing. Long heralded as a kitsch material for kids toys and spooky special effects, glow in the dark plastics can be used for household purposes as well. GlowFill Material This glow in the dark material is GlowFill from ColorFabb. As a […]

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Who is 3D-PT?

3D-PT is the 3D printing and design firm of Stan Baldwin. 3D-PT is also the girlfriend that Anakin Skywalker never got around to building for C3PO. I’m a science teacher and person with Non-Verbal Learning Disorder (NLD), a learning disorder that is part of the Autism Spectrum. I grew up in the aviation industry, where […]

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3D Printing for People with Disabilities

3D Printing for People with Disabilities; 3D printing Health care benefits 2015 was the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act. This landmark civil rights bill provided legal protection and rights to access for everyone. Within those short 25 years, much has been accomplished in providing equal access to buildings and adaptive equipment. However […]

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