iOS Student Learning Tools

Speak Screen

speech screen video cover sheet

speech screen information cover image


Speak Screen tool bar circles with slow, repeat, play/ pause, forward and fast tools

  • 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
    Use two fingers and swipe down from the top of the screen to start toolbar
    ​Text-to-speech for reading web content or any apps with text capability
    Reads selected text aloud
    Words may be highlighted (tracked) as spoken
    Works in different languages including French


iOS Accessibility Speech


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


iPad Tip: Speak Selection and Speak Screen