• 39th CSUN Assistive Technology Conference - March 18-22, 2024 at the Anaheim Marriott

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Atkinson Hyperlegible: A Uniquely Accessible Font

Date & Time
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - 10:20 AM PDT  
Grand CD  

We will discuss how the inclusive design of the Atkinson Hyperlegible typeface helps low-vision readers with improved legibility and readability. The unconventional and rule-breaking design focuses on letterform distinction to improve character recognition and readability. We will review results from a quantitative study with low-vision readers on improved readability with the font. We will discuss current applications of the font.

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Session Summary (Abstract)
Learn about the Atkinson Hyperlegible font's inclusive design and innovative approach focusing on readability and legibility for those with low-vision. Learn how other organizations are using the font to show inclusion and accessibility.  
Primary Topic
Blind/Low Vision  
Secondary Topics
Session Type
Exhibitor Track  


  • Sandy Shin
    Braille Institute of America
  • Kathryn Scheuring
    Braille Institute of America

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