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I love the fact that you can change the fonts on any web page with just a couple of clicks and being dyslexic myself I have taken advantage of this.

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Nexus Education

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In general, the extension seeks to establish all the necessary conditions so that those who present these limitations have the possibility of enjoying the internet much more.

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Tek Crispy

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The browser extension wants to bring the benefits of accessbility and customization to everyone, with features such as dyslexia fonts, changing the font and background color, text to speech, overlays, dyslexia rulers and more to make the web accessible to your needs.

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Helperbird is a very useful and smartly designed tool that will most definitely make the browsing life of any user suffering from dyslexia or is even remotely visually impaired a lot easier. It’s very easy to use, has the ability to synchronize settings on multiple devices, and is very efficient thanks to a useful set of straightforward customization options.

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Softpedia

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Helperbird has a wide range of options, including changing fonts to dyslexia-friendly ones such as OpenDyslexic, changing colors, text-to-speech, tint overlay, and much more. If you want a free alternative to Helperbird, you’ll have to install multiple extensions.

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How to Geek

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Helperbird actually helps you to read properly. If you have dyslexia, you will definitely find this tool relevant to use. You can change the font styles, change the text size from small to large. Also, you can use the color blindness feature to change the color of the text and highlight headings.

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I love free software

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In general, the extension seeks to establish all the necessary conditions so that those who present these limitations have the possibility of enjoying the internet much more.

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Tek Crispy

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Considering the ease of use of the extension, we are sure that it will be an interesting resource for many people with dyslexia. If you are dyslexic or know someone with this problem, we recommend you take a look at the Helperbird website and download the extension from the Chrome Web Store.

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Robert James Gabriel (@RobertJGabriel) never had it easy growing up. Before he was finally diagnosed with dyslexia at age 17, he had teachers counsel him to drop out of school and was told he would never amount to anything. But with some positive encouragement from a few helpful mentors and individuals, Robert found his way, learned to code, and became a prolific indie hacker. In this episode Robert and I discuss the psychological effects of being trapped inside both negative and positive feedback loops, his strategy for coming up with dozens of product ideas, and the story behind how he bootstrapped his app Helperbird into a business that helps others with learning disabilities like dyslexia.

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IndieHackers.com

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The most popular browser extension (based on downloads) is Helperbird, available for both Chrome and Firefox. Helperbird has a wide range of options, including changing fonts to dyslexia-friendly ones such as OpenDyslexic, changing colors, text-to-speech, tint overlay, and much more

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Stratford.edu

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The extensions help us organize a large part of our life on the Internet, from the agenda and productivity to content consumption, cybersecurity protection or email management. There are also extensions for Chrome and Firefox for people with dyslexia. Without a doubt, the most popular and downloaded is Helperbird , available for both browsers. This tool gives you a wide range of options, including changing fonts, colors, text to speech, overlay and much more. Your paid version covers more features.

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Tic Beat

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Helperbird is a very useful and smartly designed tool that will most definitely make the browsing life of any user suffering from dyslexia or is even remotely visually impaired a lot easier. It’s very easy to use, has the ability to synchronize settings on multiple devices, and is very efficient thanks to a useful set of straightforward customization options.

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Common questions

Helperbird is a browser extension that gives everybody the features and customization to make browsing and reading on the web easy. Including specialized fonts (OpenDyslexic), background colors, font colors, dyslexia ruler, text to speech, and more for Google Chrome!

Yes. When you pay for a year up front, you’ll get two months free. We also offer discounts for non-profits.

Yes, we are doing the honor system here. We will follow up to ask for confirmation you are a student.

There's no minimum contract for Helperbird — cancel at any time without penalty or hassle. If you prepaid for a year, we’ll refund any unused months. To cancel, open up the app and go to the subscription option and click cancel and that it.

The reason for the $4.99 per month is to support the cost of development of new and upcoming features. We also do a yearly subscription for $50.00. As this is a one person team.

Currently Google Chrome, Mozila Firefox and Edge for Windows 10. Coming soon on macOS Safari extension.

Excellent I would love to hear about it! Email [email protected] with your suggestion.

Yes!, Google Docs currently doesn't support some fonts like OpenDyslexic. So we built CSS and support for these fonts.

We'd be happy to answer them