Useful resources and videos

Adding content to your iPad or iPhone

Using your device

Tablets in the classroom

Part 1: iPad’s low vision accessibility 
Part 2: iPad’s screen reader 
Part 3: Using the iPad in an educational context

Mobile phones

Getting online 

Getting interested in technology

Using the Amazon Kindle app

Using iBooks

Using the Nook app


Case studies

Reading apps

Bookshare Web Reader – Free

When your child logs into their account they will be presented with the option to “Read now”. This will open the book in their web browser and present a highlighted text and audio book that they can adjust the font size, font style, speech speed and contrast of.

VoiceDream - £10.99 (price may vary)

Read with your ears! Voice Dream Reader is a widely acclaimed desktop-class app that reads articles, documents and books out loud. With advanced text-to-speech and a highly configurable visual layout, it can be tailored to suit every reading style and level. Purchase from the App Store.

Return to the User guide for RNIB Bookshare and O2 device and connectivity service.