** Updated link …. http://dyslexicfonts.com/ The Huffington Post site has reported having technical problems because of power issues related to Sandy, the article link may or may not work on October 30, 2012, but the updated link will take you directly to the site with information about the font ***
This October 7, 2012 article on the Huffington Post Tech site, talks about an open source font that is designed to help folks with Dyslexia read better online. The article includes a sample of the font, and links to where you can get the font.
I do realize that this isn’t specifically a mental health issue, but I also know that sometimes something as simple as enabling someone to do something many take for granted can be a huge boost to their self-esteem, which can benefit their journey on the road to recovery from mental illness. So, in this case it’s safe to say it is an indirect connection.
- Free Font Helps Those With Dyslexia Read Online (huffingtonpost.com)
- An Open Source Dyslexic Font (i-programmer.info)
- OpenDyslexic (clementmunns.wordpress.com)
- Guy creates open-source, free font for dyslexic readers; gets copyright cease-and-desist threat (c4sif.org)
- New font designed to help dyslexic people read (gizmag.com)
- This Free Font May Actually Help Dyslexic Students Read Better (edudemic.com)
- Dyslexic friendly fonts could be coming to Amazon Kindle (mithrilwisdom.com)
- New free font available to help those with dyslexia (medicalxpress.com)
- Dyslexic No More: Now Dyslexics Can Read Easy With This Font (ohgizmo.com)