Has anyone ever know a person with dyslexia?

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Has anyone ever know a person with dyslexia? Do you know how they struggle with reading, and the embarrassment of not being able to read aloud they experience?  Did you know that there are two million  cases of dyslexia diagnosed every year according to the CDC. Two million people… that’s an epidemic.

Imagine a type face that helps to steady the eye of a dyslexic so they have a better chance of reading? Imagine giving dyslexics the gift of reading.

I have written a YA science fiction novel that is published in open dyslexic typeface. OpenDyslexic is a typeface designed to make reading easier for some symptoms of dyslexia. Letters have heavy weighted bottoms to indicate direction. You are able to quickly figure out which part of the letter is down which aids in recognizing the correct letter, and sometimes helps to keep your brain from rotating them around. Consistently weighted bottoms can also help reinforce the line of text. The unique shapes of each letter can help prevent confusion through flipping and swapping.

Please note that Kindle e books do not support  OpenDyslexic typeface. And that is a stunning surprise to me. They are missing out on giving the gift of reading to many children.

http://goo.gl/Le1XAN

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  1. Pingback: Readers with dyslexia. | Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

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