1. Imagine

Instructions (Part I): View the below video,  “Ira’s Story”, as a class. The video outlines Ira’s daily life with the Cerebral Palsy.  

Instructions (Part II): The specific type of Cerebral Palsy that Ira has is called “Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy“. Although not shown in Ira’s video above, individuals with Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy have a very difficult time using a pen or pencil. View the video below to see an example of an individual with Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy writing. 

Instructions (Part III): With your team, imagine how you might leverage Tinkercad to 3D design and print a device to assist Ira with using a pen or pencil. Watch the video below with your your team for inspiration in creating prototypes for users with physical disabilities.