iOS 11 Edition Released
Announcements / January 9, 2018

I’m pleased to announce the release of iOS Access for All: Your Comprehensive Guide to Accessibility for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch (iOS 11 edition). This is the fifth edition of my book, and it’s fully updated for iOS 11. This year’s version weighs in at 700 pages. I’m really proud of thie one, not just because it has grown along with Apple’s mobile software, but because it remains the most comprehensive iOS accesibility resource anywhere! iOS Access for All guides you step-by-step through Apple tools designed or people with blindness, low-vision, hearing impairments, and motor disabilities. Readers also learn how to make the most of all apps included with iOS. You will also find reviews of over 100 outstanding App Store apps that happen to be accessible. Get the book in ePub or PDF format for $20US from this site. You can also purchase it from the Apple iBooks Store. This site has lots more info, including a sample chapter, complete table of contents and testimonials from readers. And read my Welcome post. ePub edition PDF edition Buy from the iBooks Store About the Book From the VoiceOver screen reader, and support for hearing aids and closed captioning, Apple’s mobile…

Welcome!
Book Info / January 9, 2018

I really appreciate your stopping by the Web site for iOS Access for All: Your Comprehensive Guide to Accessibility for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch (iOS 11 edition.) If you want to know what the book is all about, or are trying to decide whether to purchase a copy, here are a few links that should answer most of your questions: Sample Chapter: Download Chapter 5, “Siri and Voice Input.” You’ll learn what’s in the book, my writing style, and how to use Siri, no matter what accessibility needs you have. Table of Contents: Get a detailed look at what’s in each chapter of iOS Access for All (iOS 11 Edition). FAQ: This series of questions and answers is evolving, but you can start here. Download/Reading FAQ: Get tips for successfully downloading your copy of iOS Access for All, and reading it accessibly on the device of your choice. Press: Hear and read what others are saying. Buy the Book: Purchase a copy of the ePub or PDF edition for $20, using PayPal or a credit card. If you would like to purchase multiple copies for your school or agency, please contact sales [at] iosaccessbook.com to discuss a bulk discount….

iOS Access for All: FAQ
Book Info / January 9, 2018

A lot of people have let me know they are excited about iOS Access for All. I’ve also been asked a number of questions about the book. Here we go! Question: What’s the focus of the book? Answer: iOS Access for All is a comprehensive guide to accessibility in the Apple mobile environment. Part One introduces Apple’s approach to accessibility on the iOS platform, and provides a quick start, for those eager to use their devices right away. Part Two features step-by-step instructions for enabling and using iOS’ accessibility features, along with tips and workarounds that will help you become a power user. I’ll also cover accessories, and connectivity to hardware devices, like Braille displays, keyboards, hearing aides, and switches. Major sections cover the following areas: Quickstart for enabling accessibility features VoiceOver Low-vision tools: zoom, invert colors, enlarged text, increase contrast Siri and other voice input options Tools for users with learning disabilities Switch Control, and other options for users with physical disabilities Guided Access and its role in supporting cognitive disabilities Many iOS features that are not designed specifically for accessibility can and do provide enhanced access. For example, Siri and voice dictation give blind and motor-impaired users more flexibility when…