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DYSLEXIE FONT FOR DYSLEXICS

This document is put


in the Dyslexia font.

WAT IS DYSLEXIE FONT?

01.

02.

The letters centre of gravity

The openings in the letters are

is lowered, so that it is less

bigger, clarifying and d


 istinguish-

easy to erroneously see it

ing the 
letters.

Dyslexie font has developed a typeface


especially for people with dyslexia called
Dyslexie. People with dyslexia have problems
distinguishing some letters.
People with dyslexia sometimes turn,
mirror and switch letters whilst reading.
The Dyslexie typeface targets these

upside down.

problems by altering the shape of the letters


so they are clearly different from any other
letter. As well as this the spaces between

03.

04.

Some letters are slightly s


 lant-

By raising the x-axis, space

ed. This further increases the

within the letters 


is increased,

differences 
between letters.

making them 
more easily

the letters are improved and capitals and


84,3

84,3

punctuation 77,8
are bolder
77,8 so people with

76,8
dyslexia dont
read76,8
words or sentences

together any more.

RESEARCH

recognizable.

Representative research among many


dyslectics has now shown that the font
actually helps them with reading texts
faster and with fewer errors. The positive

0%

50%

results of Dyslexie font have also been

05.

06.

By lengthening the ascender and

Slanting certain elements 


of

descender 
the difference are

a letter further distinguishes

emphasized.

them from others.

07.

08.

Differing heights within the

By slightly thicker capital 

letter gives every 


letter its

letters and punctuation, 

own character.

a reader will be less likely 

100%

confirmed by independent research,


conducted by scientists at the University
ofLeest
Twente
2010
and in 2013. Next these
sneller
84,3
Minder fouten 77,8
Raad Dyslexie Font aan 76,8

researches there was also a survey research.


Research: Survey Dyslexie 2012
Research on daily users, teachers and
students. by: Judith van de Vrugt and
Annalotte Ossen (2012)

0%

50%

100%

Numbers out of survey research.

The questions were asked to adults and


pupils who use the font, and to the parents,

Read faster 84,3

teachers and dyslexia therapists of children

Less reading errors 77,8

that work with the font. In total, 250 people

Recommend Dyslexie to others 76,8

completed the survey.

to miss the point where one


sentence and a new 
one begins.

This document is put


in the Dyslexia font.

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH DYSLEXIE?

REFERENCES

Through our server you can quickly and easily

The following companies and organizations

install the font Dyslexie. Once installed,

are already working and not without reason,

you can use the font in all your Office

with the Dyslexia font.

applications. In addition, you can use Dyslexie


in almost any software that allows you to select
Word
Excel
fonts. A prime example is setting your browser
font to Dyslexie so all websites are displayed
in the font. Or simply process and read any text
PowerPoint
Publisher
in any form, such as presentations, newsletters,
reports, et cetera.
Word
Word

LETTERTYPE

UITGEVERS

Excel
Excel

BEDRIJF

EDUCATIE

PARTICULIER

SITE PLUGIN

Dyslexie Regular A

Word

Word

Dyslexie Bold A

Dyslexie Italic
Excel A

PowerPoint
Excel PowerPoint

Dyslexie Bold Italic A

Publisher
Publisher

HANDLEIDING
Installatie op een computer
Apple Windows

PowerPoint
Publisher
PowerPoint
en settings
in de Publisher
browser.

Word

Excel

PowerPoint

Publisher

Installatie op een netwerk


en tekst-behandelplan.
DYSLEXIE LAYOUT
Persoonlijk begeleidende
en vrijblijvend advies

When reading a text in the font Dyslexie,


op tekst opmaakt.

Word

Excel

people with
dyslexia have a lot less trouble
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DYSLEXIE FONT
and fewerHET
errors
are made. Steadily, the font
Handleiding om de plugin

te installeren.
Dyslexie has
acquired aPowerPoint
large number Publisher
of enthu-

Word

Excel
siastic users,
both private and business. Reading

Met het Dyslexie font kunt u lezen, typen, printen en websites online lezen.

is faster, easier and above all more enjoyable.

PowerPoint

Publisher

OVERVIEW

PUBLISHERS

BUSINESS

EDUCATION

PRIVATE

SITE PLUGIN

TYPEFACE
Dyslexie Regular A
Dyslexie Bold A
Dyslexie Italic A
Dyslexie Bold Italic A
MANUAL
Installation on a computer
and settings in the browser.
Installation on a network
and text-treatment.
DYSLEXIA LAYOUT
Personal guidance and
informal advice for a
dyslexia friendly layout.
YOUR SITE IN
DYSLEXIE FONT
Guide to install the plugin.
(the plugin is maintenance free)

With the Dyslexie font your can read, type, print and read websites online.
Dyslexie Font B.V. | Barbara Strozzilaan 201 | 1083 HN

Amsterdam | The Netherlands

+31 (0)20 - 240 22 39 | info@dyslexiefont.com | www.DyslexieFont.com