Through the Education Lens

A New Type-face to Help Dyslexics Read Better?

CJ Westerberg, July 27, 2011 2:51 PM


Video Below
H/t  Fast Company:

Christian Boer's "Dyslexie" doesn't exactly make the letterforms look conventionally beautiful, but since when is that a prerequisite for well-designed? If it works, it works. And according to an independent study by the University of Twente in Boer's native Netherlands, it does work.

Related The Daily Riff:
Journey Into Dyslexia:  HBO Special

Can the iPhone be the magic "cure" for dyslexia and reading?

  • Rocco Manny

    Awesome post.

  • Erwin van den Hout


    I would like to draw attention to our new app, called iPicto, for iPhone, iPod Touch

    and iPad.

    This app is designed to guide people with a (mental) disability, with or without

    dementia/alzheimer, asperger, autism and / or a disorder in communication.

    This new app iPicto is also a very good tool in learning a way of communication,

    for example speech difficulties.

    I refer you for further information, visit the App Store.

    See for it:


    Thank you for attention,


    Erwin van den Hout

    The Netherlands

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