Resources

Explore free resources that help support assistive device users and volunteer makers.

3.5 mm (1/8 inch) Cable Basics

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Introduction 3.5 mm cables are used very frequently in assistive technology (AT) design. Over years of designing and working with AT, Makers Making Change has…

Ask An Expert – Laser Cutting

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Curious about how laser cutting works? Our Electronics Technician Derrick Andrews is here to answer your questions in this edition of #AskAnExpert. What materials can…

Ask An Expert – Open-Source Software

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Curious about open-source software? Milad Hajihassan, MMC’s Embedded Systems Designer, is here to answer your questions in this edition of #AskAnExpert. What’s the difference between…

Open-Source Software Tools for Building Assistive Technology

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This resource covers some of the free, open-source software tools, as well as some free, closed-source commercial software that Makers Making Change recommends for designing…

Ask An Expert – Adaptive Gaming

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Curious about how adaptive gaming works? Tyler Fentie, project lead on our new adaptive gaming project, is here to answer your questions in this edition…

Ask An Expert – 3D Printing

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Ever wondered how 3D printing works? We’re starting a new series #AskAnExpert, and each time we’ll have an expert answering your questions. First up is…

Join the Community

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Makers Making Change is an inclusive online community where people can come together to make assistive technologies. You’ll find contributions from people with disabilities, makers,…

How to Solder

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Soldering is an important skill to have as a maker building DIY assistive technology. It’s an easy skill to pick up with a few simple…

List of Similar Services

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Below is a list of organizations and services that are also dedicated to open source assistive technology. Open Source Assistive Technology Repositories AT Makers​ (US)…