Assistive Technology

For Visually Impaired Users

VoiceOver

VoiceOver allows you to know what is on your screen and allows you to navigate it, even if you are unable to see it. This is great for users who have trouble seeing the screen or are visually impaired. Some items may include text messages, battery level, or whatever you are touching on the screen.

mac OS10 and voiceover
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iPad VoiceOver in iBooks
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  1. Launch the Settings app from the Home screen of your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap on General.
  3. Now tap on Accessibility.
  4. Find the Voice Over option and tap on it.
  5. You'll see an on/off option, turn it on to On by tapping on the toggle.
  6. Voice Over will now activate and you'll receive a popup asking you to confirm. Double tap the OK button
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Classroom Benefits

  • Helps slow or none readers
  • Allows visually impaired users to use and navigate the device
  • Allows students to search easily and hear the information
  • Helps students who speak another language find important and useful information
iPhone VoiceOver Function For People With Disabilities
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Overview of Features

  • Reads information from your phone
  • Great for visually impaired users
  • Different languages available

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