Month: September 2020

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VoiceOver

A default iPad function https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONE23RreZ8Q Voiceover is an award winning, revolutionary, screen reading feature developed for blind or visually impaired users. Whilst in the iPad’s Settings and by then navigating to the Accessibility folder, you will find these accessibility features. When voiceover is enabled, the feature interacts with objects within apps so users can drive …

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Display/Text Size

A default iPad function https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytSd3EgXZWY There are several features available that can support an ipad user with visual aids that alter display & text size. Whilst in the iPad’s Settings and by then navigating to the Accessibility folder, you will find these accessibility features. All of these features can be switched on and off using …

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Motion

A default iPad function https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZsKq79RJk4 Your iPad device uses motion effects to create the perception of depth on your screen and within apps. A user sensitive to motion effects or screen movement on an iPad, may benefit from reducing the motion of the user interface. Whilst in the iPad’s Settings and by then navigating to …

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Touch

A default iPad function https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urma1F5Rx8Q If a user has difficulty using the touchscreen or buttons, you can personalise how an iPad responds to your touch. Whilst in the iPad’s Settings and by then navigating to the Accessibility folder, you will find these accessibility features under the title Touch. Assistive touch allows you to use your …

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Voice Control

A default iPad function https://youtu.be/FqOayOqmYQU Voice Control is a relatively new accessibility feature that arrived on iOS 13. It lets you speak commands to your iPhone or iPad to do just about anything. From launching apps, adjusting volume, editing text, restarting your iPad, and many more commands, you can do it all with just your …

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Guided Access

A default iPad function https://youtu.be/eGemBQMP14E Apple’s Guided Access feature allows you to lock your iPad into a single app and control which features are available for each specific app.  When enabled, hardware buttons can be disabled for example, as well as the touchscreen, making it a particularly handy feature for those who occasionally struggle with …

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Spoken Content

A default iPad function https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6p2MPx-LOk&t=1s For those with low or no vision or even learners who struggle with Literacy/Comprehensions, reading text on an iPad (or iPhone) can be difficult at best, if not downright impossible. The “Spoken Content” functionality can help.  It’ll help a user by reading out words on a page or reading out …

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Zoom

A default iPad function https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CdBMBVRWoU&feature=youtu.be “Zoom” is the traditional way to magnify parts or the entire screen. Prior to iOS 8, Zoom magnified the entire screen. iOS 8 introduced the Zoom Window – the ability to magnify a section of the screen while maintaining the normal settings on the rest of the screen.  The Zoom …

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