text with iOS tool bar up with speak selection circledSpeak Selection (iOS accessibility)

FEATURES:

  • Built in Accessibility Feature in iOS on iDevices
  • Set up on all District iPads
  • Needs to be  turned on under Settings > General > Accessibility > Speech  to work (see tip sheet below or contact IThelpdesk@sd71.bc.ca or Jane.Rondow@sd71.bc.ca).
  • Text-to-speech for reading web content or any apps with text capability
  • Reads selected text aloud
  • To use Speak Selection tap the word at which you want to start reading. Then drag the blue dot over the text to be read aloud, then tap Speak.
  • Words may be highlighted (tracked) as spoken
  • Works in different languages including French

​TIPS SHEETS:

SPEAK SELECTION iPAD_Internet_TASK CARD

SD71_UDL_Toolkit_Task_Card-Speak_Screen_Speak_Selection

LINKS:

SETBC iPad Accessibility course (Speech Features are found under Vision)

Speak Selection – iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch iOS 12

VIDEOS:

iPad Tip: Speak Selection and Speak Screen