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Top 5 features of Helperbird to help your students in 2021
Helperbird has over 38 amazing features to choose from to make your class more accessible and productive in 2021 and 2022. We thought we would highlight what has been popular in the past year from teachers and students around the world.
Best Careers for People with Dyslexia
Around 5 to 15 percent of Americans across all demographics have dyslexia. For several years, they have been inappropriately labeled “dumb” or “lazy” because it was a heavily misunderstood condition. But with the advances in neuroscience, we now know that dyslexia is a cognitive learning disability that affects one’s ability to read, write, and spell—and it has nothing to do with how intelligent a person is. People with dyslexia can be as smart and as capable as their neurotypical peers.
Research into Web Accessibility and Dyslexia-focused fonts
There are few published papers about usability testing with dyslexia focused fonts, but there is a considerable collection of knowledge on dyslexia as well as many suggestions for authoring dyslexia friendly interfaces.