iOS Student Learning Tools

Speech Controller

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Speech Controller Student Learning Tools iPad Apps/ Settings once clicked opens a tip sheet on Speech Controller

FEATURES:

  • Built in Accessibility Feature in iOS on iDevices
  • Set up on all District iPads
  • Needs to be  turned on under Settings > General > Accessibility > Spoken Content > Turn on Speak Selection > turn on Speech Controller
  • Tap the Arrow icon to bring up the toolbar
  • Expand the controlled and press play to start reading
  • Expand the controller and tap the finger icon to start speaking on touch
  • Drag controller anywhere on the the screen
  • Text-to-speech for reading web content, buttons, menus or any apps with text capability
  • Reads selected text aloud
  • Works in different languages including French

TIPS SHEETS:

Turn on and use Speech Controller on the iPad or iPhone

LINKS:

Hear iPad speak the screen, selected text, and typing feedback – Apple

How to enable Spoken Text on the iPad and iPhone

SETBC iPad Accessibility course

SETBC Built in Tools to Support Literacy – Module 6 Literacy Supports on the iPad

VIDEOS:

Speech Controller