VoiceOver is one of the most well-known accessibility features. It arrived in Mac OS X 10.3 Panther in 2003, then the iPhone 3GS, and is now available on all Apple platforms. It’s intended for low-vision & blind users.
To enable VoiceOver on iPad, open Settings, then tap Accessibility in the sidebar, then it’s the first option. Flip the switch to enable it.
To use VoiceOver, as the system instructs:
If you’re used to using iPadOS as a sighted user, it can be difficult to adapt at first—tapping no longer takes you to your expected destination, you have to tap once, then double-tap, etc.
By default, the Activity app on Apple Watch measures movement/calories, minutes of exercise, and “stand hours” (getting up to walk around for at least one minute for each of 12 hours). For wheelchair users, the Stand ring becomes Roll.
To enable Wheelchair Mode, go to your Health Profile in the My Watch section of the Apple Watch app on your iPhone:
Now, on your Apple Watch, you’ll notice in the Activity app:
According to engineers, to build this feature, Apple conducted “the most comprehensive survey of wheelchair fitness to date.” If you’ve got watchOS 3 or later, it’s just one small switch to flip!