The marketers for a typeface called "Dyslexie" claim the font can make reading "easy and enjoyable for people with dyslexia." The reasoning behind the font's design is intriguing. But before you get too excited — the scientific evidence supporting Dyslexie's usefulness is far from conclusive.
The National Institutes of Health estimate that one out of every five persons in the US suffers from dyslexia, a brain-based learning disability that can make it frustratingly difficult to read. One way people have tried combatting the symptoms of dyslexia is with fonts like Dyslexie (pictured here), which are…
Watching this video, I can see all too well how cruel the favored typefaces are for dyslexic readers. If this Dyslexie typeface from Studio Studio was used more often, particularly in education, reading would be easier—for both dyslexic and non-dyslexic readers.