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Episode 16: Why iPhone?

Mar 26, 2021

Episode 16: Why iPhone?

iPhone is the most commonly used device among people with vision loss, here’s why.

Time Stamp & Show Notes:

1:18 Beginnings of iPhone Accessibility
3:40 What is Accessibility?
6:30 Basics for vision Settings
Switching To iPhone? Here’s A Guide
9:46 Magnifier
Using the iPhone Magnifier
12:00 Flashlight
12:47 Spoken Content
14:10 VoiceOver Screen Reader
VoiceOver Speaks To You
17:16 Contacts
19:33 Siri
10 Things Siri Will Do If You Ask
23:08 Dictation
Are You A Dictator?
25:39 Apps
“Seeing AI” Is A Gift From Microsoft
29:30 Support & Learning
Apple Accessibility Support: 877-204-3930
Meet Hadley 2.0, Your Personal Tutor

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About the Author: Dorrie Rush

Dorrie Rush is the Chief Content Officer and Visual Accessibility Expert at Ophthalmic Edge Patients (OE Patients), an online resource, presented by the Association for Macular Diseases, providing practical information and empowering advice for living a full and successful life with vision loss.

She is the former Director of the Grunwald Technology Center and Information Resource Service at Lighthouse International 2001 to 2016. Dorrie is known to have an eccentric view, which is particularly useful in compensating for her central vision loss from Stargardt Disease.

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