The National Center for Learning Disabilities has just come out with its Dyslexia Toolkit. The toolkit is a free e-book that anyone can download. The goal of releasing the toolkit is to raise awareness, help you see warning signs of dyslexia in children and adults, as well as noting what you can do if you or someone you know may have dyslexia. Continue reading
The other day, I received an email from a computer programmer with dyslexia (who also talked about his view on the OpenDyslexic font in this post) letting me know about a browser plugin called BeeLine Reader. This plugin is supposed to help people to read faster. It is not specifically targeting people with dyslexia, but on the site it does state “Many people with ADD, dyslexia, and vision difficulties find BeeLine to be immensely helpful.”
So what does it look like and why is it supposed to make it easier to read text?