inTACT Sketchpad

The following description is from the InTact website:

  • With the inTACT Sketchpad, creating tactile graphics by hand has never been easier. As you draw with a stylus on the tactile film, a raised line appears under your fingertips, enabling you to feel your drawings as you go.
  • Like with a pencil, pressure and drawing angle change the height and feel of tactile lines, making shading and  texture possible. The inTACT Sketchpad makes tactile drawing easier, more affordable and more powerful.


  • 10.5 x 7 in. tactile drawing area
  • Rubber drawing surface enables lines of different heights and textures
  • Magnetic frame for easily securing and changing drawing sheet
  • Internal slot to secure stylus while not in use
  • Lightweight and durable design perfect for kids and adults
  • Dimensions: 13 x 10.5 x 1.25 in.
  • Weight: 3 lbs

Included in kit:

  • 1 Sketchpad
  • 1 double-ended tactile drawing stylus
  • User manual     

Note that Tactile Drawing Sheets are no longer included in the kit and can be ordered separately from APH.


  •   For Kids: Learn to draw early,  just like sighted peers
  •   For Students: Draw and feel shapes, graphs, figures, and art to access education without limits
  •   For TVIs: Quickly create tactile graphics by hand and interact with students on a visual and tactile medium
  •   For Living: Access and create maps, diagrams, and drawings to develop and share ideas with the people around you.
  •   For students, artists, professionals and TVIs, the inTACT Sketchpad is the perfect tool for creating tactile graphics on the fly.
  • Easily portable 
  • Stylus secure within the frame when not in use so that it doesn't get lost
  • Magnets hold the paper in place securely on all 4 sides.
  • Pads underneath on all sides hold the InTACT Sketchpad still while student draws.
  • It allows the option of erasing using the inTACT eraser. 
  • TVIs and students may find it to be more accessible for both of these reasons.
  • Low-vision students also will like the bright colors. 
  • It is a relatively affordable product. 
  • The InTACT Sketchpad is not available through APH and therefore is not available on Quota funds.
Ordering Info: 

To order parts individually, see: