Apple iOS – Beginner

iOS is the mobile operating system for many Apple products, namely the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. These products contain many accessibility features.

This course is designed for beginners who have little or no knowledge of Apple iOS products. View a sample Apple iOS Beginner Workshop agenda.

Learn the Basics

  • Get acquainted with the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch
  • Customize your device with preferred settings
  • Navigate through the features and apps
  • Use accessibility features, such as:
    • Magnification/zoom
    • VoiceOver

Learn Instructional Strategies

You will receive handouts and tip sheets for teaching students who are blind or visually impaired how to use Apple iOS products.

You will be added to the MDE-LIO technology listserv after completing the workshop. As a member of the listserv, you can connect with other professionals who have completed an MDE-LIO technology workshop. Use the listserv to share ideas, ask questions, or help answer someone else's question about assistive technology. MDE-LIO also shares helpful tips on a regular basis.



Individuals working with students who are BVI, including:

  • Teachers and BVI teacher consultants
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Parents
  • College students


  • MDE-LIO will provide all equipment


Request credits when registering for the workshop.

  • State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs)
  • Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREPs)


Teachers, paraprofessionals, and other school personnel: $45

Parents/family and college students: $22.50