Could mobile technology improve reading for those with dyslexia?

05/25/2012 | FastCoExist

Reading on mobile devices with small screens may have benefits for individuals with dyslexia, say researchers at the Laboratory for Visual Learning at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. A study being conducted at Landmark School, a private school in Massachusetts for students with language-based learning disabilities, is testing an approach developed by a researcher with the disorder who found that his ability to read improved with features that both restricted the amount of text he could see and allowed him to scroll up manually.

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