Dyslexics, get in here!

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Nov 21, 2012

Dyslexics, get in here! by BORTZ at 2:34 PM (812 Views / 6 Likes) 13 replies

  1. BORTZ
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    Global Moderator BORTZ wtf, nintendo

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    Ok, so I have know for a while that im dyslexic to a certain degree. I mix up my "d"s and "b"s, I cant tell my left from my right, let alone anyone elses. And worst of all, reading is kinda a pain. My eyes skip around and all this weird shiz. I make up words and insert them where ever I please. It was a nightmare when I was called upon to read aloud in elementary classes.

    I highly suggest you check this shiz out.
    Dyslexiaherp.jpg
    Its a FONT that helps dyslexics like me read like everyone else.

    If you head over to the page i linked to up above, You can get this font as an add on for Chrome, Firefox,iOS, etc. I really really suggest it, especially if you suffer like I do. I am now using all over the internet thanks to Chrome, including here.

    Chreears, lesdysics! :cheers:
     
  2. Gahars

    Member Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    It looks like this is a helpful, handy tool for those who need it; sadly, all too many are quick to diss-lexics.
     
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    Member Ron somehow a weeb now.

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    This font must be weighing down on my eyes, I can't read like this. But, if you're dyslexic, then this is great for you guys.
     
  4. Minox

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    Speaking as a non-dyslexic I find that font to almost be a bit too strong to provide an enjoyable reading experience (for me).
     
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    At large size it looks odd but readable without problems, but I don't really like the look of it when it's made smaller. Then again, if it helps dyslexics read I'm all for it.
     
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    this is very useful for me, especially reading a lot of text, thanks.
     
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    dude why you making fun of people dyslexia, you spelled heere worog.
     
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    I don't have dyslexia, but I find this font to be very pleasant on the eye.

    I just hope people don't attach some sort of "disease stigma" to it. That should be reserved for Comic Sans :P
     
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    It's very nice that they have something like this for people that have dyslexia. It's a great alternative. For me, on the other hand, I can hardly stand to read that text.
     
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    I don't have dyslexia, but I have to say ...the guy who thought the principle that made this font (put some "fake weight" on them) is a genius.
     
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    Member Sheimi A cute Vixen!

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    Even though I am not dyslexic, I find it much easier to read that kind of text. Adding to Chrome now.
     
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    Nice find. I know someone that could benefit from this.
    A font to actually aid people, never would have thought of that.
     
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    That joke was just kinda bad since dyslexia usually involves switching letters around in words, not adding nonsense to them, last time I checked.
     
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    i have dyslexia, i think i now how dyslexia worrks.
     

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