A Typeface For Dyslexics? Don’t Buy Into The Hype

“So while their hearts might be in the right place, Dyslexie, and typefaces like it, haven’t really been shown to work in the real world. Is there anything that can be done through type to make reading easier for dyslexics? Yes. Studies have shown that dyslexics read up to 27% faster when text lines are very short, up to 18 characters per line, compared to the 60-65 characters of standard text. Putting as much space as possible between letters helps dyslexics too. But a magic font that makes dyslexia go away? It doesn’t exist. It’s a nice idea, but it doesn’t work. Don’t buy into the hype.”

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