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Using the iPad to Support Learners with Physical Difficulties

Published: 2016

Revision: 1.0

Format: A3

File type: pdf

File size: 1.7Mb



To make the most of a touch screen tablet device, such as an iPad, requires a user to be capable of making a range of 'multi-touch' gestures such as touching, tapping, swiping, pinching, rotating, zooming in and out, clicking, double clicking and even triple clicking.

For someone with a physical difficulty such as fine motor skills or limited movement in their hands and fingers, the iPad may not appear to be the ideal choice.

This guide highlights the range of built-in features and accessories that can support learners with a physical difficulty to make the most of using an iPad in school.