Specific Learning Differences

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Royal College of Nursing Guide for Mangers and Practitioners: Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Dyscalculia


Guidance on the Assessment of students with Dyspraxia is available from the SASC website.


Academic Research regarding the use of Sans Serif fonts

Rello, L., & Baeza-Yates, R. (2013, October). Good fonts for dyslexia. In Proceedings of the 15th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (p. 14). ACM.

Dickinson, A., Gregor, P., & Newell, A. F. (2002, July). Ongoing investigation of the ways in which some of the problems encountered by some dyslexics can be alleviated using computer techniques. In Proceedings of the fifth international ACM conference on Assistive technologies (pp. 97-103). ACM.

Miniukovich, A., De Angeli, A., Sulpizio, S., & Venuti, P. (2017, June). Design Guidelines for Web Readability. In Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (pp. 285-296). ACM.

Bernard, M. L., Chaparro, B. S., Mills, M. M., & Halcomb, C. G. (2003). Comparing the effects of text size and format on the readability of computer-displayed Times New Roman and Arial text. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 59(6), 823-835.