3-Minute Tutorial: How to Use Text-to-Speech on a Mobile Device

ByThe Understood Team

Did you know that nearly every mobile device offers text-to-speech? In other words, your phone can actually read to you what’s displaying on the screen. For kids with reading issues, this can be extremely helpful in everything from doing research for school to browsing social media.

Watch as assistive technology expert Jamie Martin walks you through how to turn on this feature on your phone (both iPhone and Android). It’s much simpler than you may think! Then read more about assistive technology that’s built into mobile devices.

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The Understood Team is made up of passionate writers and editors. Many of them have kids who learn and think differently.