Assistive Technology- using   iPads for InclusionChris Barber and Scott Hibbersonhttp://www.jiscrsc.ac.uk/YH
What we’re going to cover in this session   • The iPad as a piece of Assistive     Technology   • Some apps for inclusive ...
• Organising self• Reading• Writing• Visual learning• Note taking• Distraction!• Finding subject material in a suitable fo...
Accessibility Features of iPads
Accessibility Features of iPads      • Voiceover – speaks the display      • Zoom – up to 500%      • Invert colours
Accessibility Features of iPads      • Voiceover – speaks the display         • Click the Home button 3 times to          ...
Built-In Text to Speech• VoiceOver
Accessibility Features of iPads      • Zoom         • Settings, General, Accessibility         • Double tap with 3 fingers...
LUPO Mini Microphone for Apple•   Allows the user to record                                       iPhone, iPod Touch or iP...
Note taking with audio
Note taking with audio                                 AudioNoteSoundNote
Skitch• Allows the user to annotate photos, sketches,  screenshots etc.• Useful for taking photos and asking questions• Qu...
•   Allows the user to use genuine MS    Office to create or edit documents•   Works with your DropBox account            ...
• Speech to Text app
i-nigma                                           – QR Code reader• Use codes for:      •   Highlighting websites      •  ...
• Useful for capturing  ideas and writing notes  as they come to you• Organise your work  and export as  document or other...
Xerte - www.nottingham.ac.uk/xerte
http://issuu.com/
http://www.scoop.it
http://www.pearltrees.com
Chris Barber and Scott Hibbersonc.p.barber@leeds.ac.uks.hibberson@leeds.ac.ukwww.jiscrsc.ac.uk/YH
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  • Welcome to the session, before we start is there anybody who has any particular requirements?
  • Meetings Dyslexic learners Visual learners
  • Sending routes Asking questions from remote regions
  • Edit and produce any Office document, spreadsheet, PP etc and upload to your DropBox account
  • Edit and produce any Office document, spreadsheet, PP etc and upload to your DropBox account
  • Edit and produce any Office document, spreadsheet, PP etc and upload to your DropBox account
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    1. 1. Assistive Technology- using iPads for InclusionChris Barber and Scott Hibbersonhttp://www.jiscrsc.ac.uk/YH
    2. 2. What we’re going to cover in this session • The iPad as a piece of Assistive Technology • Some apps for inclusive learning • Ongoing support and information • Discussion on the use of iPads
    3. 3. • Organising self• Reading• Writing• Visual learning• Note taking• Distraction!• Finding subject material in a suitable format• Fine motor coordination
    4. 4. Accessibility Features of iPads
    5. 5. Accessibility Features of iPads • Voiceover – speaks the display • Zoom – up to 500% • Invert colours
    6. 6. Accessibility Features of iPads • Voiceover – speaks the display • Click the Home button 3 times to switch on (note, you may have to enable this in the Settings) • Tapping a button will give you a description • Double tapping opens it • Click the Home button 3 times to switch off.
    7. 7. Built-In Text to Speech• VoiceOver
    8. 8. Accessibility Features of iPads • Zoom • Settings, General, Accessibility • Double tap with 3 fingers to zoom in and out • Or double tap and drag with 3 fingers to zoom up to 500%
    9. 9. LUPO Mini Microphone for Apple• Allows the user to record iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad meetings, classes etc.• The recording can be “bookmarked” either with text, symbols or diagrams• The recording can be emailed to a user or listened to in AudioNote (note they will need a free audio app. on their device)• The note can be transferred to your computer through iTunes and viewed as text or .pdf
    10. 10. Note taking with audio
    11. 11. Note taking with audio AudioNoteSoundNote
    12. 12. Skitch• Allows the user to annotate photos, sketches, screenshots etc.• Useful for taking photos and asking questions• Questions (e.g. where am I?) can be emailed to a tutor or sent via Twitter or Facebook.• Save in EverNote for viewing later – the same people have developed it
    13. 13. • Allows the user to use genuine MS Office to create or edit documents• Works with your DropBox account • View and edit PowerPoint slides• View virtually any type of file and send in true PP mode (not as a .pdf via e.mail emulation) • Automatically saves documents • View and edit documents on any device
    14. 14. • Speech to Text app
    15. 15. i-nigma – QR Code reader• Use codes for: • Highlighting websites • Labeling resources • Treasure hunts/Inductions • Sending complex information • Giving textual messages which can then be read by the screenreader • And so on……….
    16. 16. • Useful for capturing ideas and writing notes as they come to you• Organise your work and export as document or other file• Useful for managing and structuring project work
    17. 17. Xerte - www.nottingham.ac.uk/xerte
    18. 18. http://issuu.com/
    19. 19. http://www.scoop.it
    20. 20. http://www.pearltrees.com
    21. 21. Chris Barber and Scott Hibbersonc.p.barber@leeds.ac.uks.hibberson@leeds.ac.ukwww.jiscrsc.ac.uk/YH

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