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Dyslite for OpenDyslexic

Dyslite for OpenDyslexic converts the font on all web pages to OpenDyslexic, an open-source font type that many people with dyslexia have found easier to read than traditional typefaces (but you already know that!) Dyslite was designed to be a

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Learn Words Series

Academic Apps For Kids have recently launched our first two apps: Learn Words 1 and Learn Words 2, available on the AppStore for iPad and iPhone. Both apps teach young children to read 40 words using pictures and targeted multiple choice. Our

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Happy Holidays! (OpenDyslexic for iOS)

Happy Holidays! This Holiday Season, I have a special treat for you. The all time #1 request/question for OpenDyslexic has been some form of “can I get this on my iPad/iPhone?” The answer used to require jailbreaking (thanks to iPhoneRuler,

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Spider & Bat: Best Friends Forever

Join Spider and Bat on their adventures in the Australian bush. Author, Tracy Montgomery, a qualified youth worker, incorporates life skill lessons such as how to make friends, in this cute story book. Open Dyslexic font makes it easy to read

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Sudoku for Dyslexics: 200 puzzles

There are 200 Sudoku puzzles split evenly into 4 levels of difficulty: EASY, COOL, THINKER and BRAIN. Get it: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1492742538/?tag=thehomeofperf-20

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Wikipedia

MediaWiki added a Universal Language Selector that included OpenDyslexic late last year, and now it has become a part of Wikipedia. Now anyone using Wikipedia can switch to reading the articles in OpenDyslexic easily, without needing to install anything on

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The Swamp Man, by Shoo Rayner

A fantastic children’s picture book about a swamp man! From the iTunes description: Sam and Kim get the heebie-jeebies when they hear strange footsteps squelching around outside. Is it one of Aunt Loopy’s crazy games? Or is it the slippery,

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