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vBookz PDF Voice Reader Includes New Font For People With Dyslexia

vBookz PDF Voice Reader

Dyslexia is a disability that likely affects 70 – 80 percent of people with poor reading skills, with one in five students having a language-based disability that could include dyslexia.

Many folks with dyslexia have trouble differentiating between different letters of the alphabet, many of which–especially in digital text form–look very similar. Many of the letters in our alphabet, like ‘i’ and ‘j’, or ‘n’ and ‘u’ can be mistaken for each other, especially if someone has a visual processing difference and reverses or rotates the letters when reading.

There’s a new font that aims to help, and a great eBook reader, vBookz PDF Voice Reader, has recently inclded that as a font choice in its iOS app.

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Instapaper Updated With Dyslexia-Friendly Font, iOS 6 Support

After a few days of trickling releases, the flood of iOS-compatible updates has begun. Among them is Instapaper, our favorite read-later app here at Cult ofCult of Mac. Amongst the usual bug fixes and iOS6 compatibility comes a new font, optimized for dyslexic readers.

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