New typeface improves readability for dyslexics

Open Dyslexic is a new typeface created with the intention of increasing online readability for people with dyslexia. The letters have bolder strokes at the bottom, which gives each letter a sense of visual weight. The thick strokes prevent the brain from flipping letters around, making it easier for dyslexic users to read.

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Rebekah is a graphic design student living in South Carolina obsessed with all things design, technology, and J. Crew. When she’s not frantically working on projects for class, you can usually find her drinking large amounts of coffee with her laptop close beside.