Adding A Dyslexia-Friendly Mode To A Website

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The contrast between text colour and text background is an important factor to consider when creating dyslexia-friendly web pages. Web developers should aspire to a contrast ratio of around 4.5:1 (per the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) to make it easier for dyslexic readers to parse text. However, too high of a contrast poses an issue, too. Some dyslexic readers will have trouble with very high contrast because the text blurs together; so, it’s not recommended to use pure black or pure white for text and background colour. Read full article here

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