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UserWay Dyslexia
Friendly Font (UDF)

A typeface for people with dyslexia

UserWay’s mission is to simplify access to the world’s digital resources. In support of this goal, we are proud to share UserWay’s Dyslexia Friendly Font (UDF). This typeface enhances readability for those with dyslexia and provides them with a fluid reading experience that is tailored to their needs.

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Distinctiveness of Symbols

Similar-looking letters are now easier to distinguish

To prevent confusion, UDF uses less symmetry, and adds a distinguishing serif to the lowercase “d.”

Standard web font

To prevent confusion, UDF uses less symmetry, and adds a distinguishing tail to the lowercase “d”.

UDF
(UserWay Dyslexia Friendly Font)

Standard web font

Zero and “O” are confusing to many readers. Adding a distinguishing slash eliminates confusion.

UDF
(UserWay Dyslexia Friendly Font)

Standard web font

The numbers 6 and 9 are commonly mirror images. With UDF they have many more distinguishing characteristics.

UDF
(UserWay Dyslexia Friendly Font)

Standard web font

To avoid confusion between “P” and “Q”, the lower case “Q” resembles its upper case form.

UDF
(UserWay Dyslexia Friendly Font)

Standard web font

The letters “L” “I” and the number “1” can now more easily be distinguished.

UDF
(UserWay Dyslexia Friendly Font)

The UserWay Dyslexia Friendly Font is composed of hundreds of letters, glyphs, numbers and symbols. Try it on your site for free!

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Supports All Languages Based
on the Latin & Roman Alphabet

English, French, Spanish, Romanian, German, and many more!

More languages and expanded charset coming soon

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Increased Baseline and Thinner Top

The thickness of each letter at its base is heavier than most other typefaces, helping to orient the letter correctly.

This heavier line thickness anchors each letter to the baseline of the sentence and to neighboring characters.

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Start Working with UserWay’s Dyslexia Friendly Font (UDF) Today!

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Users with dyslexia benefit from many of the UserWayAccessibility Widget’s features including, increased text size, contrast, spacing, fonts and other enhancements of on-screen contents, colors and backgrounds. In addition to these remediations, the UserWay Dyslexia Friendly Font enables a new, fluid reading experience.

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