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Zoom/Enlarged Text

I have a student with a visual impairment and she can't see the iOS app on her mobile phone. We are working to get it on her iPad but even so I don't know if she will be able to see it. Are any accommodations or settings in place to help students who need larger text?

April 4, 2018

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This is usually a function of the device (hardware). In fact, iOS doesn't (or didn't - things are always changing) allow programmers to access the font size accessibility settings from within their app.

April 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/W-Ruggles-Wolfe

iOS 11 does have text size settings (called 'Dynamic Type'), but very few apps/websites seem to take advantage of it. (Settings / Display and Brightness / Text Size).

I just did a quick check and the only non-Apple app I have which uses Dynamic Type is EDIT: Twitter (not Facebook).

Sorry for the edit.

April 4, 2018
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