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Creating Dyslexia Friendly Content

Examples of fonts which could cause problems for people with dyslexia, human brain image.The text and content display created by designers, publishers and web developers can cause problems for children and adults with dyslexia. The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) has released an update (16 May 2018) to the BDA Style Guide which addresses these problems. The update incorporates new principles which have been developed following research into how word, letter and line spacing can improve readability.

We have extracted some of the updated principles from the updated Style Guide which will assist developers to continue making their content more readable. These are listed and described as follows:

Readable Fonts

Headings and Structure

Colour

Layout

Writing Style

For further details on the BDA Style Guide click here.

Alternatively, if you need further information on creating Dyslexia Friendly Content please do not hesitate to contact one of our team on 01-4151285 or e-mail [email protected].ie.