Mac OS & iOS Built-In Accessibility
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Mac OS & iOS Built-In Features
Apple includes assistive technology in its operating systems as standard features. The accessibility features can be found in most iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Mac OS X devices. Some of the features include screen magnification and VoiceOver, a screen-access technology, for the blind and visually impaired. To assist those with cognitive and learning disabilities, every Mac includes an alternative, simplified user interface that rewards exploration and learning. And, for those who find it difficult to use a mouse, every Mac computer includes Mouse Keys, Slow Keys, and Sticky Keys, which adapt the computer to the user’s needs and capabilities. The built-in features are categorized as follows: Vision, Hearing, Mobility, and Learning.
Mac & iOS Accessibility Resources
- Speech-to-Text Quick Sheet (Mac OS)
- Text-to-Speech Quick Sheet (Mac OS)
- *Mac OS X Accessibility
- Mac OS Accessibility Shortcuts
- *Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcuts
- *iPad/iPhone Accessibility Features
If you’d like to learn more about any of these features, please contact ATI to schedule an appointment.