Webinar: Accessibility Features Series – Apple

About the Series

This webinar in part of a series focused on the built-in accessibility features included with the major technology operating systems: Apple, Microsoft, and Google/Android. 

Accessibility Features Series: Apple

Date: May 18, 2021
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET

Webinar Program Description

Apple logoAccessibility features are meant to make the use of technology less challenging for those with disabilities. Common accessibility features include screen readers, text-to-speech, closed-captioning, voice control and keyboard shortcuts. Additional access features are designed to work with various assistive technologies including switch technologies.

This first webinar in the series starts off with the operating systems associated with the highly popular Apple devices, iPhones (iOS), iPads (iPadOS), Apple Watch (WatchOS) as well as their Macintosh (MacOS) devices.

Participant will learn:

  • How these features can assist users to control/activate the accessibility features of each device
  • How people can activate and use these features to access content, navigate, and control their devices
  • Where to get more information and training.


John Brandt is the Training Coordinator for Maine’s Assistive Technology program, Maine CITE. An early adopter of all technology, he has consulted on education, accessibility, and information technology for many years.


How to Access this Webinar

>> Please use this link to register for this webinar

Please see directions for how to use the Zoom Webinar system including the accessibility features.

Certificates of Attendance

Participants attending the live webinar will receive a link to a short program evaluation form at the end of the presentation. Certificates of Attendance will be sent (via e-mail) to those who have completed this evaluation form.


CART captioning is provided for all Maine CITE webinars. If you need an additional accommodation to participate in this webinar, please contact Maine CITE Program on or before May 11, 2021 via e-mail at iweb@mainecite.org or by calling 207-621-3195 or Maine Relay 711.