Learning to type properly means faster input, therefore, saving you time. It also ensures that you maintain a correct posture and hand position. This could be the difference between a comfortable experience and injuries down the line, like repetitive strain or back ache.
One of the best touch typing tutors is typing.com. It is free and online, so there is no need to install it. You will need to register by supplying a username and password, but this is easy to do.
|Many people diagnosed
with ADHD and Dyslexia benefit from the beginning of words being in bold font.
There is an online feature through BionicReading® where you can convert Word documents and even websites into this accessible format. The Bionic Reading format makes it easier to read and comprehend information. There is also a free phone app anyone can download and use.
KAZ typing tutor - SEN/Dyslexia
If you have dyslexia, KAZ may be a better option.
KAZ has been developed with the Dyslexic Research Trust.
It offers a Preference Screen with choices of,
The online version is the cheapest at about $50 per annum. You shouldn't need it for more than 1 year.
Font for dyslexia
Open Dyslexic is a special font which is designed to make text easier to read and write for people with
It is free from the Open Dyslexic website though you do have to register.
If you use the Chrome browser, you can change the font to Open Dyslexic on web pages by installing the Dyslex.ie extension. See the section on Screen colour schemes and filters > 6. Google Chrome - Dyslex.ie extension
You can also set Open Dyslexic as the default font in other browsers. Go into your browser settings, Appearance section, then select Customize fonts. However, it makes little difference, because almost all web pages use pre-defined fonts.