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Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired Presents: iFocus, tips on using the vision accessibility features in iOS.


Turning On & Off VoiceOver

Beginning VoiceOver Gestures

Advanced VoiceOver Gestures

Using the Rotor

Adding Elements to the Rotor

Accessing the Control Center

Navigating the Notification Center

Searching in Settings

Creating a Folder

Resetting Your iDevice

Low Vision

Using the Zoom Features

Using the Speak Screen Feature


Placing and Receiving Phone Calls

Checking Voicemail

Sending a Text Message

Sending an Audio Text Message

Composing and Sending an Email

Exploring the Email Action Features

Adding a New Contact

Web Browsing

Searching in Safari

Setting Bookmarks in Safari

Using the Safari Reader


Using Dropbox

Using the KNFB-Reader

Recording a Voice Memo

Creating a Calendar Event

Checking the Weather

Setting Do Not Disturb

Setting an Alarm

Using the Timer

Using the Stopwatch

Using the World Clock

How to Peek and Pop

3D Touch on the Desktop

Handwriting in iOS


Using the Voice Dream Reader App

Reading an iBook

Using the BARD Mobile App iOS

Pairing a Refreshable Braille Device


Typing on your iDevice

Exploring the Notes App

Selecting, Copying and Pasting Text

Using the Dictation Feature

Using the Notes App iOS 8


Phone Calls with Siri

Texting with Siri

Reminders with Siri

Walking Directions with Siri


Exploring the Music Library

Creating a Music Playlist

Finding Audio Descriptions in iTunes

Exploring the Videos App

Exploring the News App

Searching and Downloading from the App Store

Introducing Alex in iOS

Setting Up Apple Music iOS 9

Exploring "My Music" Library iOS 9

Apple Music "For You" iOS 9

Creating a Music Playlist iOS 9

Apple Watch

"Apple Watch" Navigating the Watch Face

"Apple Watch" Navigating the Digital Crown

"Apple Watch" Navigating the Communications Button

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These videos offer detailed explanations of problems to assist with your abacus studies. If you are not yet an abacus student, these videos demonstrate how efficiently math calculations can be performed on the abacus.

Lesson 3: 2-Step Indirect Addition 47+8

Lesson 3: 2-Step Indirect Addition 93+7

Lesson 6: 2+ Digit Multiplier Single Digit Multiplicand 745X6

Lesson 6: 2+ Digit Multiplier Single Digit Multiplicand 9,084X5

Lesson 7: 1+ Digit Multiplier & Multiplicand 67X89

Lesson 7: 1+ Digit Multiplier and Zero in Multiplier & Multiplicand 690X578

Lesson 8: 1X3X6X24 Multiplication of a series of numbers

Lesson 9: Subtracting with Zeroes 5,002-3,067

Lesson 9: Whole Number Subtraction Problem 9,536-4,289

Lesson 11: Problems Carried Out to a Decimal 5,727/6

Lesson 11: Short Division with a Remainder 43,388/9

Lesson 12: Long Division Problem 6,068/82

Lesson 13: Trial Divisor & Upward Correction 37,060/436

Lesson 14: Downward Correction 5,658/82

Lesson 15: Divide with Decimals 241.2/5.36

Lesson 15: Division of a Series of Numbers 59,904/78/64

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