A Comparative Study of Dyslexia Style Guides in Improving Readability for People with Dyslexia

Yoliando, Fonita Theresia (2020) A Comparative Study of Dyslexia Style Guides in Improving Readability for People with Dyslexia. International Conference of Innovation in Media and Visual Design (IMDES 2020).

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Abstract

Dyslexia is a cross-cultural complex learning disability that mainly affects the visual structure region of the human brain. The main characteristic is quite distinctive such as seeing words as if they seem doubled, overlapped, irregular, moved, danced, faded, swirled, and even bounced or jumped out of the page which is termed as visual-perceptual distortion. Since 1887, some researchers have tried to discover the most beneficial methods to accommodate people with dyslexia in spelling and reading. In response to this, British Dyslexia Association published Dyslexia Style Guides in 2018, which aimed to ensure that written material considers the difficulties experienced by individuals with dyslexia who estimated around 10% in the world. This was also echoed in Indonesia as the fourth South-east Asian countries based on disability prevalence, where approximately 1 out of 5 people sustained linguistic or learning difficulties. This research was addressed to analyse the BDA Dyslexia Style Guides and perceive its effectiveness through a comparative study with other past research.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 000 Computer Science, Information and General Works > 020 Library and Information Sciences > 028 Reading and use of other information media
600 Technology (Applied Sciences) > 610 Medicine and Health > 616 Diseases
Divisions: Fakultas Seni dan Desain > Program Studi Desain Komunikasi Visual
Depositing User: mr admin umn
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2021 04:27
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2021 04:27
URI: http://kc.umn.ac.id/id/eprint/18983

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