Use special fonts for dyslexia

This feature involves the use of font types specially designed for people with dyslexia. These may be the default fonts, or fonts that are availbable on user request/setting. The special fonts can make reading easier, take less effort, and reduce errors for people with Dyslexia.

Discussion by Disabilities (Benefits & Preferred Behaviors)

Cognitive, Language, Learning Disabilities & Low Literacy

A special font designed for people with dyslexia can make it easier to read texts and help reduce reading errors for some.

Low Vision

People with low vision may also find special fonts designed for dyslexics easier to read.

Existing Products

Please note that these products are not necessarily endorsed by RtF, but represent the range of available options.

Open Source and free

These products are free and their source code may be modified with few restrictions.

  • Sylexiad – Norwich University College of Arts (Dr. Robert hillier)

Related Research and Papers

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by Projectbird

Helperbird is an extension that overrides all fonts on web page with the award winning OpenDyslexic font and changes the page to be more easily read. You can switch it on and off at any time. Helping people with dyslexia.