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Salt Lake Tribune: Seminar on Accessibility with Apple Devices

In iPad, Mac Desktop, Special Education on 03/26/2012 at 10:14 am

Apple builds in accessibility on so many levels. Image courtesy Apple Inc.

The The Salt Lake Tribune covered a seminar on accessibility on Apple devices. Did you know your Mac or your iDevice can read its screen to you? Zoom in so even very visually impaired people can take and edit photographs? Read on:

At Salt Lake seminar, visually impaired learn how high tech can unleash creativity

In this day and age, creativity — verbal, written and visual — often comes with the aid of computer technology and, once achieved, that creation is shared and spread through social media.

Perez’s presentation focused on accessibility features on computers and iPhone, iTouch and iPad devices from Apple. Perez does not work for Apple, but his efforts to share his knowledge of the accessibility features and associated applications earned him the title of Apple Distinguished Educator.

Via Heng-Cheong Leong’s My Apple Menu.