Answered By: Jennifer Connor
Last Updated: Dec 13, 2016     Views: 115

OverDrive offers a dyslexic font in its catalog and app. This font aids letter recognition and smoother reading for those with dyslexia. Here's an example:

Screenshot of a dyslexic font, with an excerpt of the summary for Gone Girl.


To use the dyslexic font in the
OverDrive catalog:

  1. Go to OverDrive.
     
  2. Click on the red Sign in button and sign in if prompted.
     
  3. Click on Settings.
     
  4. Under Display Options, check the circle next to Dyslexic font.



    This option will be activated when you are signed into OverDrive.


To use the dyslexic font while reading eBooks in the 
OverDrive app on an Adroid/Chromebook device:

  1. Using the OverDrive app on your device, open an eBook that you have downloaded.
     
  2. Tap the middle of your device to activate the top menu.
     
  3. Tap the settings icon  and then tap Font Style.


     
  4. Select OpenDyslexic or OpenDyslexic Bold.

To use the dyslexic font while reading eBooks in the OverDrive app on an iOS device:‚Äč

  1. Using the OverDrive app on your device, open an eBook that you have downloaded.
     
  2. Tap the middle of your device to activate the top menu.
     
  3. Tap the font icon .
     
  4. Select Open Dyslexic or OpenDyslexic Bold under Font Style.