Using an iPad for special needs

If you've been looking for hacks to better use your iPad for special needs homeschooling, this is the post for you! Stop battling the iPad and use it to the best of your advantage with these great tips.

An iPad for special needs homeschooling

Are you looking for ways to use an iPad for special needs you have in your homeschool?  Perhaps you don’t know how to keep them in the right app or how to prevent them from accessing things they shouldn’t?  Hang in there a minute, I’ve got a tutorial to help you out.

But first, here’s a way to help your struggling readers use an iPad more independently.  I’m sure there are some of us who know how to use the speech feature on an iPad for special needs, but in case you don’t, I’ll walk you through right now!

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1) Open your settings and click on general

 

If you've been looking for hacks to better use your iPad for special needs homeschooling, this is the post for you! Stop battling the iPad and use it to the best of your advantage with these great tips.

2) Click on Accessibility

 

If you've been looking for hacks to better use your iPad for special needs homeschooling, this is the post for you! Stop battling the iPad and use it to the best of your advantage with these great tips.

3) Tap Speech

If you've been looking for hacks to better use your iPad for special needs homeschooling, this is the post for you! Stop battling the iPad and use it to the best of your advantage with these great tips.

4) Select your options

You can turn on just the option to read selected text and/or the option to speak your entire screen (or basically the webpage).  You can adjust the rate of speech in the yellow section, but also in the player.

Highlight content is also helpful, it will highlight the text currently being read in a variety of colors from which to choose.  For more, watch the live Facebook video below!

If you've been looking for hacks to better use your iPad for special needs homeschooling, this is the post for you! Stop battling the iPad and use it to the best of your advantage with these great tips.

Want a few more hacks to use your iPad for special needs?

Looking for a few more ways to improve the ways you use your iPad for special needs homeschooling?  Head on over to my guest post at Techie Homeschool Mom (part of the Techie Homeschool IRL series) so you can see those other tutorials and see some of our favorite apps.

If you've been looking for hacks to better use your iPad for special needs homeschooling, this is the post for you! Stop battling the iPad and use it to the best of your advantage with these great tips.

This video shows how to set up the feature, but the last half didn’t record sound and can be found here.

-Jill

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Author: Jill C

Jill is a Christian, homeschooler, "boy mom", and special needs parent. Jill has ADHD and has learned firsthand how adapting environments can be key to finding success! Her current mission is to empower parents whose desire is to homeschool their special needs children and helping them squash their self-doubt!

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