[Athen] Fonts for dyslexia
danc at uw.edu
Tue Feb 16 11:12:34 PST 2016
I wouldn't bother paying for special fonts.
Not much research in this area, but I did see a presentation about fonts
and readability at the 2013 Assets conference. Here's a link to the
abstract and PDF:
Essentially subjects preferred Arial and Helvetica more than anything else,
including the OpenDyslexic font. Reading performance seemed to mirror
On Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 6:39 AM, Thompson, Rachel <rsthompson2 at ua.edu>
> We are considering adding fonts like OpenDyslexic
> <http://opendyslexic.org/> or Dyslexie <http://www.dyslexiefont.com/en/> to
> our computers. Do you have experience with these or other, similar fonts?
> Do you or your users have a preference?
> Thanks for any input.
> Dr. Rachel S. Thompson
> Director, Emerging Technology and Accessibility
> Center for Instructional Technology
> University of Alabama
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