Dyslexia and accessibility

One large group of people with special needs that is often overlooked – even by those who make an effort to build accessible websites – is dyslexics.

A good way to learn more about dyslexia, how it can make it hard to use the web, and what you as a designer can do about it is to read Mel Pedley’s article series on designing for dyslexics:

You will also find some useful tips in a presentation by Jonathan Hassell on Dyslexia that was held at the Scripting Enabled conference in London in September.

Posted on November 17, 2008 in Accessibility

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