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Reading Software Makes Learning to Read Fun

BrainTrain, Inc., a leading company in the development of Windows-based memory and attention training software, is giving away reading tests to schools. In addition, the company is offering its new reading software, TNT Reading, at no cost to schools for a full semester.

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“Font”astic: Help for Dyslexia

In Scientific American, October 26, 2011, a Dutch researcher has created a “font” (printing style) that he believes will help dyslexics to read more easily. Christian Boer, a graphic designer from the Netherlands, has manipulated the look of specific letters in the alphabet that have been troublesome for dyslexics (like “d” and “b”). He calls this font: “Dyslexie” which makes it less likely for dyslexics to turn, exchange or reverse letters and numbers. Mr. Boer has made this font available for purchase in English in the United States online.

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