Thursday, April 28, 2016

Best YouTube Channels For Learning iOS With Voiceover

Below are YouTube Channels that I have found helpful in learning about my iPhone and iPad as a VoiceOver user. This content will be presented at the CNIB Calgary iOS User Group meeting on 2016/05/10. If you are unfamiliar with the YouTube iOS app, please read my Using YouTube App With Voiceover blog post for an overview.
Note: In order to subscribe to a YouTube channel, you need to sign in with a Google account. You do not need to sign in to use some basic features of YouTube such as searching for and viewing videos.

HadleyInstitute

Author: Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired
How to find channel in YouTube app: search for "Hadley Institute"; since the channel doesn’t appear in the search results, select a video from the results, then select the channel name from the info area below the video player
Recommended playlist: iFocus Instructional Videos (this YouTube playlist is the best method for accessing the iFocus tutorials because each video addresses one topic and the video title clearly identifies the topic)

INDATAProject

Author: Easter Seals Crossroads
Description: A US federally-funded project designed to increase access and awareness of assistive technology.
How to find channel in YouTube app: search for "INDATAProject", select the channel from the results
Recommended playlists: Tech Tips for iOS, Tech Tips for Apps, Tech Tips for Vision

Luis Perez

Author: Luis Perez, Doctorate in Special Education from University of South Florida; "educator, author, presenter and inclusive learning consultant with a passion for accessibility and universal design"
Description: Video tutorials on accessibility and Universal Design for Learning
How to find channel in YouTube app: search for "Luis Perez iOS", filter search results by Channels, select the channel from the results
Recommended playlists: iOS 9 Accessibility, iOS Accessibility

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