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A free-to-use font designed to help people with dyslexia is gaining favour.
OpenDyslexic’s characters have been given “heavy-weighted bottoms” to prevent them from flipping and swapping around in the minds of their readers.
A recent update to the popular app Instapaper has adopted the text format as an option for its users.
The font has also been built into a word processor, an ebook reader and has been installed on school computers.
The project was created by Abelardo Gonzalez, a New Hampshire-based mobile app designer, who released his designs onto the web at the end of last year.
ATLEC is featured in the third newsflash from the EASPD Interest Group on Person Centred Technology (PCT). The Person Centred Technology newsflashes continue to highlight the benefit of PCT to individuals. These benefits are consistent with many service providers’ values and, therefore, should be pursued irrespective of the economy.
ATLEC was promoted at the ViPi booth at ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN which took place on 4-6 December 2013 in Berlin, Germany. This is the largest global conference on technology supported learning and training for the corporate, education and public service sectors.
With a particular emphasis on how Learning Moves, ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN 2013 focused on change and the role of technology in promoting creativity and innovation.
ATLEC will be presented at the 110th “North of England Education Conference – 2014 – Education: Innovation, Creativity, Employability” event, which takes place from 15-17/01/2014 in Nottingham, UK.
To register or participate, follow this link.
The “Yes, I can! ICT and ICT-AT skills development for all” final symposium of the ViPi & ATLEC projects that took place on 04/12/2013 in Brussels, Belgium, was also captured on video.
For the actual presentations, please visit the agenda overview page, where pdf downloads are available of every presentation as well.
Below are the various video parts:
We completed a successful event yesterday, with the participation of experts from all over Europe and beyond.
All presentations can now be downloaded from the event page. We will also upload the complete video coverage of the entire event in the next few days, so that you can relive the event in its entirety, including the very lively panel debate.
The new ECA publication “Design for All in progress, from theory to practice. ECA 2013” is now available. This publication aims both to help designers and advisors to check their understanding of the role they have to play when advising clients and also to help clients to check whether their advisors follow the principles of a Design for All approach.
The Mada Assistive Technology Portal offers people with disabilities, parents and professionals a wide range of information about Assistive Technology, in both Arabic and English. The website was developed by the Mada Qatar Assistive Technology Center, and is the first of its kind in the Arab world.