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    Hello,

    Anyone here who is dyslexic and use's a kindle?

    I am wording if it would help me out with all the books I need to read for my course, or if it would just be a waste of money lol.

    Cheers
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    (Original post by thebacon)
    Hello,

    Anyone here who is dyslexic and use's a kindle?

    I am wording if it would help me out with all the books I need to read for my course, or if it would just be a waste of money lol.

    Cheers
    I would recommend avoiding kindle - they're quite limited in terms of which file formats they will use and aren't compatible with library ebook lending. Kobo ereaders can open the largest range of file formats (so more free ebooks!) and generally they have the largest choice of fonts/font sizes too.

    It's probably worth trying to get hold of a second hand one or asking around to see if anyone has one they'll lend you (some people only use them for summer holdiay reading) to see if you can get on with it.

    Alternatively the very first kindles had a build in screen reader function. Amazon removed this in later models but it might be possible to find one somewhere. I know working models are much sought after by visually impaired/blind people. Even if you can't get hold of one it's worth looking into whether you can get epub or pdf versions of the books/journals/articles you need to read for your course and using a screen reader to read them out - particularly if you've got a lot of reading to do.
 
 
 
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