MacBook Assistive Technology for Inclusive Learning

Mac Assistive Technology Hearing

Part 2: Hearing


  • Use video calls to enhance communication with gestures and facial expressions.
  • Allows for communication using sign language.

Closed Captions

  • Closed Captions are supported in apps like iTunes and QuickTime. Captions can be customized with different styles and fonts.

Closed Captions MacBook

iMessageiMessage Assistive Technology

  • iMessage enables conversations without speech.

Screen Flash

  • Instead of playing an alert sound, your Mac can flash its screen when an app needs your attention.
  • Works with every app that uses the system beep.

Screen Flash - MacBook

Mono Audio

  • When you’re using headphones, you may miss some audio if you’re deaf or hard of hearing in one ear.
  • Stereo recordings usually have distinct left- and right-channel audio tracks.
  • Play both audio channels in both ears.
  • Adjust the balance for greater volume in either ear.mono-audio

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