You can set up VoiceOver to speak in your mother tongue. You have 36 languages to choose from, including Arabic, Cantonese, French, Hindi, Japanese, Korean and Spanish.
Click here to listen to audio podcasts which demonstrate how to use various assistive technology features on the iPad. Some examples of podcasts you will find on this page:
The iPad comes with a variety of tools to increase accessibility for everyone.
VoiceOver: The iPad has a screen reader built into it that will describe buttons and menu options displayed on the screen. The screen reader can work through the iPad's loud speakers or with a set of headphones. You can change the reading speed and what items are read by VoiceOver. When you have VoiceOver turned on, tap on a button once to hear the name read out loud and tap on the button twice to open the program. Apple's iPad Accessibility Information - Voiceover
Zoom: Allows you to magnify the screen in any application. Apple's iPad Accessibility Information - Zoom
Large Text: Allows font size to be increased up to 56 points. Apple's iPad Accessibility Information - Large Text
Invert Color: Allows you to adjust the iPad screen to black on white. Apple's iPad Accessibility Information - Invert Color
Speak Selection: Allows you to highlight text and have it read aloud even when VoiceOver is not enabled. Apple's iPad Accessibility Information - Speak Selection
Speak Auto-text: Speaks auto-correction as you type. Apple's iPad Accessibility Information - Speak Auto-Text
Mono Audio: Enables you to adjust the volume between the left and right channels Apple's iPad Accessibility Information - Mono Audio
Assistive Touch: Allows you to create gestures or to use assistive devices to navigate the iPad’s touch screen. Apple's iPad Accessibility Information - Assistive Touch
Follow these steps to locate the accessibility features on the iPad:
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