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…