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Book, I Wonder What It's Like To Be Dyslexic, 2013

This is a book.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Sam Barclay as part of Access+Ability.

It is dated 2013. Its medium is book, prints.

This “instructional” book was designed to help people visualize some of the challenges of reading experienced by individuals with dyslexia. It includes insightful information about language, type, and how we see. By showing a few different typographic experiments, it helps convey what it feels like to have difficulties reading.

It is credited Gift of Sam Barclay.

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H x W x D: 26 × 20 × 1 cm (10 1/4 × 7 7/8 × 3/8 in.)

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