Cartoon hand with pointer finger and text

Apps That Teach VoiceOver Gestures

Introducing VoiceOver to students? Check out these VoiceOver gesture teaching strategies and apps!

Looking for educational activities for students to do at home before school starts? Does your student need to build solid tech skills – especially if remote instruction continues? Will you have a new student this year who will be introduced to an iPad/iPhone?

Here are some posts to help you and your student get started or fine tune their iOS VoiceOver gestures! Note: The posts below specifically address teaching and practicing the physical iOS gesture. There are numerous age-appropriate apps that can be used to practice and apply these gestures.

Physically Teaching the Gesture

Apps that Specifically Teach/Reinforce VoiceOver Gestures

ObjectiveEd apps and web-dashboard are now available in English, Canadian French and Spanish.

Note: The original educational-focused Blindfold Apps have evolved into the comprehensive ObjectiveEd games with progress monitoring. The video below provides more information about the two VoiceOver gesture games, Simon and Speed Gesture.

Be sure to check out the Getting Started with VoiceOver on the iPad Post to learn more about introducing basic iOS VoiceOver concepts!

Apps that teach VoiceOver Gestures Pinterest tag

By Diane Brauner

4x4 grid of the snowman Sudoku puzzle with snowman, carrot and hat images.

Snowman Sudoku: Logical Thinking

Donner wireless foot pedal and music note

forScore app for low vision: Donner foot pedal

Open envelope with "newsletters" page/ envelope is wrapped with arrows representing the share icon.

Paths to Technology Newsletter