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Victorian library invests in books for people with dyslexia

Mitchell Shire Council in Victoria has invested $5000 in books for people with dyslexia, in response to community feedback, reports the ABC.

The books are designed in a font called ‘dyslexie’, which gives every letter a unique form and puts extra spacing between letters and words.

Mayor Rhonda Sanderson said the council has ‘a range of books for adults and children, because dyslexia affects both adults and children’. ‘I think anything to make life easier with people with conditions like this is wonderful,’ said Sanderson.

The council said it would consider purchasing more books in the future.


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