If you want to understand what dyslexia is like, read this

People talk about dyslexia, the reading disorder, but don’t necessarily know what it’s like. Here’s a simulation:

dyslexia-zoomedoutAccording to Vox:

This example doesn’t necessarily apply to everyone with dyslexia, since it’s a condition with a spectrum of more than one symptom. One person with dyslexia commented on Widell’s blog that his dyslexia works differently — letters shift in up and down instead of side to side. Others said their dyslexia is more or less severe than the simulation. Some said the simulation wasn’t accurate in any way for them personally.

Still, the simulation is a good way to introduce someone to the concept of dyslexia.

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