Dyslexia and Fonts: Is a Specific Font Useful?
AbstractNowadays, several books published in different fonts advertised as being particularly suitable for dyslexics are available on the market. Our research aimed to assess the significance of a specific reading font especially designed for dyslexia, called EasyReading™. The performances of good readers and dyslexics were compared. Fourth grade primary school students (533 students in total) were assessed based on reading tasks presented with two different layouts: the popular Times New Roman and EasyReading™, in order to investigate whether children’s performances were influenced by the fonts used. The results of the study were both statistically and clinically significant, proving that EasyReading™ can be considered a compensating tool for readers with dyslexia, and a simplifying font for all categories of readers. View Full-Text
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Bachmann, C.; Mengheri, L. Dyslexia and Fonts: Is a Specific Font Useful? Brain Sci. 2018, 8, 89.
Bachmann C, Mengheri L. Dyslexia and Fonts: Is a Specific Font Useful? Brain Sciences. 2018; 8(5):89.Chicago/Turabian Style
Bachmann, Christina; Mengheri, Lauro. 2018. "Dyslexia and Fonts: Is a Specific Font Useful?" Brain Sci. 8, no. 5: 89.
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