A Special Font to Help Dyslexics? More Like Snake Oil.

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. » 1/13/15 11:35am 1/13/15 11:35am

Meet "Dyslexie," a new font that could help dyslexics read more easily

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… » 10/26/11 2:00pm 10/26/11 2:00pm