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Re: specialised fonts Re: read regular - typeface for dyslexics

From: Rachel Tanenhaus <rtanenhaus@adaptiveenvironments.org>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2003 14:33:23 -0400
Message-ID: <009201c39413$fe630ea0$69278f3f@winstar.net>
To: "John Foliot - WATS.ca" <foliot@wats.ca>, "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@sidar.org>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Hi,

It's available at http://www.tiresias.org/fonts/index.htm.  It's pretty
nifty.

-Rachel

Rachel H. Tanenhaus, MPH
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Foliot - WATS.ca" <foliot@wats.ca>
To: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@sidar.org>; <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2003 2:18 PM
Subject: RE: specialised fonts Re: read regular - typeface for dyslexics


>
> Chaals,
>
> Is this font available anywhere?  I have checked the RNIB's site (they are
> using Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif) and a 10 minute Goggle does
not
> turn it up anywhere...
>
> It would seem to me that this would/should be a valuable resource to our
> community.  Any further info would be appreciated.
>
> JF
> --
> John Foliot  foliot@wats.ca
> Web Accessibility Specialist / Co-founder of WATS.ca
> Web Accessibility Testing and Services
> http://www.wats.ca   1.866.932.4878 (North America)
>
>
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org]On
> > Behalf Of Charles McCathieNevile
> > Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2003 12:05 PM
> > To: jimallan@tsbvi.edu
> > Cc: Juan Ulloa; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> > Subject: specialised fonts Re: read regular - typeface for dyslexics
> >
> >
> >
> > Likewise the RNIB worked on the Teiresias font for people with low
> > vision.
> >
> > (I don't know about the research, but Teiresias was a famous blind man
> > from Greek mythology)
> >
> > cheers
> >
> > Chaals
> >
> > On Thursday, Oct 16, 2003, at 17:51 Europe/Zurich, Jim Allan wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > Another font designed to be easily read by folks with low vision
and/or
> > > using magnification is APHont - see
> > > http://sun1.aph.org/products/aphont.html
> > >
> > > I find the "dyslexic font" interesting...I would like to see the
> > > research
> > > that went into its creation.
> > >
> > --
> > Charles McCathieNevile                          Fundación Sidar
> > charles@sidar.org                                http://www.sidar.org
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>
>
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