It's very rare that graphic design can relieve a medical problem, but this is one such case. Take a brief tour through the world of dyslexia
, as Christian Boer shows how conventional typography produces text that is hard for dyslexics
to read. Then he demonstrates clearly how his innovation sidesteps the usual stumbling blocks - making a potentially life-changing improvement for millions.
Christian Boer has dyslexia and is a graphic designer. For his graduation project he developed a typeface for people with dyslexia
called Dyslexie. The typeface went worldwide and used by thousands of people.
The typeface dyslexie is now available on Home users can download the Dyslexie font for free. http://www.dyslexiefont.com
, also known as reading disorder
, is characterized by trouble with reading despite normal intelligence and caused by a defect in the brain's processing of graphic symbols. Different people are affected to varying degrees. Problems may include difficulties inspelling words, reading quickly,writing words, "sounding out" words in the head, pronouncing words when reading aloud and understanding what one reads.