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The Effect of Typography on Dyslexia

Typography THE EFFECT OF ON ON DYSLEXICS BIGGER TYPE SIZE, BETTER READABILITY. Dyslexic children require 32% larger type sizes than what their non-Dyslexic peers need to achieve their maximum reading speeds. KEEP THE LINE LENGTH AS SHORT AS POSSIBLE. Dyslexic kids read 27% faster when the text lines featured smaller number of characters, ranging from 16-18 characters per line in contrast to 60 - 65 characters per line on handheld devices. USE EXTRA-LARGE A-B LETTER SPACING. The phenomenon known as crowding strongly hinders the recognition of letters in Dyslexic readers more so than normal readers. Therefore, incorporating additional letter spacing in texts helps improved the readability of text for Dyslexics. pqbd SANS SERIF FONTS ENHANCE LEGIBILITY. According to a research, Roman, Monospaced, and San-serif fonts resulted in the best reading performance. The study also concluded that the use of Italic fonts greatly impaired performance in Dyslexic readers. dn DesignMantic

The Effect of Typography on Dyslexia

shared by DesignMantic on Sep 13
Dyslexia has been dubbed a “hidden disability with neurological roots”, since you cannot tell if someone has Dyslexia and neither can they. However, statistics reveal that it is pretty proliferate...


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