BookLink training sessions: #1 Introduction to Apple and BookLink

South Auckland

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Blind Foundation will be running training sessions around Auckland for BookLink users. The sessions are broken down in three types (#1, #2, #3) and is designed to meet the needs of people at various stages of confidence and ability with Apple iPad/iPhone/iPod and BookLink. You may decide to come to just one of the numbered sessions. Or, you may want to work your way through all of them, step by step. You may even find you want to come to the same session more than once.

BookLink session types

#1 Introduction to Apple and BookLink

Suitable for: People who are interested in BookLink and are totally new to Apple iPad/iPhone/iPod. Feel free to bring a support person.

#2 BookLink Basics

Suitable for: New BookLink users and people thinking about registering for BookLink who have some experience with Apple iPad/iPod/iPhone.

#3 BookLink: Beyond the Basics

Suitable for: Existing BookLink users who are confident with Apple accessibility and BookLink’s basic features, who are interested in BookLink’s advanced features.

Session details for #1 Introduction to Apple and BookLink

Session date/s: Thursday 21 July
Session time: 12:30 to 2pm

This session is aimed at people who have not used an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod before. We’ll talk about the BookLink service, but we won’t use BookLink in this session. To learn to use BookLink, we recommend following this session with session #2 BookLink Basics.

By the end of this session you will have an understanding of what BookLink is and what it offers, and will be able to do the following on an iPad Mini:

  • Turn on/off the iPad.
  • Lock/unlock the iPad.
  • Turn on/off VoiceOver.
  • Use three basic VoiceOver gestures to:
  • navigate to the iPad Home screen (the place where you access the different applications (apps) on your iPad, including BookLink;
  • open an app.
  • Charge the iPad.

Maximum number of participants per session applies. Contact 0800 24 33 33 or to register.

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Fale Kotuku
20 McVilly Road, Manurewa.
South Auckland