Free online iPad basics course

Rehabgadgets2go provides a great free resource for learning iPad basics from the website. Thanks to the folks at Rehabgadget2go for sharing this free resource.



I was developing a “hands-on” iPad basics course for therapists when I found this great resource:

gcf home page is a program of the Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC, Inc.  Their free-online courses are funded from the proceeds from Goodwill Stores and donations to the Goodwill Community Foundation.

gcf ipad basics top of page

The iPad Basics course is clearly written and uses screenshots, interactive pages and instructional videos.  The videos require a flash player which means they will not play on your iPad but will play on your computer if it has a flash player.  The course is written at a level that is easily understood by individuals who have had little experience with mobile technology.

gcf iPad basics outline

The course provides enough information to start using the iPad. I found this course easier to follow than trying to use the Apple user manual, because it uses more visual formats to show “how-to-do” things on your iPad.  The course…

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About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, ATP, CATIS

OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary students and work environments for adult clients. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision, USC Davis Executive Certificate in Home Modifications, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education, and home environments. A 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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