How to Get Your Classroom Involved in the e-NABLE Volunteer Community
Many schools have seen great results through this kind of hands-on program that connects the students with something that makes a meaningful impact on someone's life.
Here are some links to help you move forward with e-NABLE.
The e-NABLE Hub - A great place to ask questions, share your work, and collaborate with other volunteers e-NABLE Wiki - You may have already seen some of our Wiki articles, but it's worth spending some time here to learn the basics about e-NABLE and how to get started. e-NABLE Code of Conduct - Helpful guidance for volunteers and chapters. This Wiki page includes links to our liability waiver templates. e-NABLE Digital Badge Awards - As you familiarize yourself with the various designs, be sure to claim the corresponding badges, which can be displayed on your web sites and social media. e-NABLE Chapters Map - Here, you can browse existing e-NABLE chapters. Clicking on a chapter pin on the map will show details, including contact information. Scroll down past the map, and you'll find step-by-step instructions for establishing a new chapter. e-NABLE Web Central - Register for a free account on e-NABLE Web Central, our matching platform. Here, you can browse existing cases (device requests) and offer to help make devices for specific individuals. e-NABLE Educators Exchange - This is a space within the e-NABLE Hub where teachers can collaborate, share curriculum materials, etc. Paid Curriculum Materials - We also offer some excellent and affordable e-NABLE-oriented curriculum materials developed by our partner, Bit Space.
Once your group starts making devices, there are a few options for what you can do with them.
Dr. Brent Hollers
Sequoyah High School
4485 Hickory Rd.
Canton, GA 30115
Frequently Asked Questions about the e-NABLE Volunteer Community
Thanks for your interest in the e-NABLE Volunteer Community! Below are some resources to help you learn more about how to get involved. CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY We now have a great Wikifactory group and forum: https://wikifactory.com/+e-NABLE/forum ...
How to Become a Volunteer with the e-NABLE Volunteer Community
Interested in changing someone's life? How about using your 3D printer to make a prosthetic device for someone who needs one? To get started, please refer to this page: http://enablingthefuture.org/lend-a-hand/ There’s also an excellent Instructables ...
How to Request a Free e-NABLE Device
The e-NABLE Volunteer Community has many volunteers around the world, ready to help you get a 3D printed device that would work for you, at no charge. To get the process started, please create a login for e-NABLE Web Central and create a new device ...
Which 3D printer should I get for making e-NABLE devices?
Choosing the right 3D printer can be a difficult process. There are many options available, and a lot of it depends on your budget and preferences. Most 3D printers are capable of printing e-NABLE devices. I would recommend steering clear of “mini” ...
Want to 3D print parts for e-NABLE devices but not assemble them
If you’d like to 3D print parts for e-NABLE devices and have others assemble them, you are welcome to do so. The current recommended hand designs are the Phoenix v2 Hand and the Unlimbited Phoenix Hand. The current recommended arm design is the ...