Dyslexia, Visual, Web/Tech

Web Design for People with Meares-Irlen Syndrome

Meares-Irlen Syndrome (also known as Scotopic sensitivity syndrome and ASFEDIA) is a visual problem that is treated through the use of colored overlays and glasses. Designing web pages that are easily readable for people with this problem can be difficult.TechDis is a UK body that looks at technology to help disabled students and they have produced a paper on good colour choices for web pages. The paper, Colour & Contrast Accessibility Issues: for the design of e-learning materials covers colours for dyslexics as well as other visual problems.