Dyslexia Simulation Fuels Empathy

You’ve probably heard of dyslexia, and you might even know someone who experiences it, but if you’re a non-dyslexic, can you imagine the way they process the world? Can you really picture it?

 

A developer named Victor Windell made a simulation on GitHub that allows you to read web content as if you have dyslexia, broadening understanding and increasing empathy among non-dyslexics. As you watch the letters on the page move and jump, you experience the same struggle as the 10-15% of the American population with dyslexia*.