Using iPhone and iPad without Vision -- Siri, VoiceOver

Physical Orientation via touch - iPhone


Physical Orientation via touch - iPad


Intuitive by design, iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch also come with assistive features Siri Siri lets you use your voice to send messages, schedule meetings, place phone calls, and more. Ask Siri to do things just by talking the way you talk. Siri understands what you say, knows what you mean, and even talks back. Siri is so easy to use and does so much, you'll keep finding more and more ways to use it. Quoting from pages 61-63 of: Getting Started with the iPhone and iOS 7 An Introduction for Blind Users By Anna Dresner Available from the National Brail Press Anna_Dresner_Pgs61-63.pdf
VoiceOver for iOS (Turn On amd Off with Siri) VoiceOver is a gesture-based screen reader that lets you enjoy the fun and simplicity of iOS even if you can't see the screen. With VoiceOver enabled, just triple-click the Home button to access it wherever you are in iOS. Hear a description of everything happening on your screen, from battery level to who's calling to which app your finger's on. You can adjust the speaking rate and pitch to suit you. Shane Aguilera - demonstrates how blind people use the iPad Top iPhone Apps for the Blind & Visually Impaired