Many dyslexics benefit from using a Wordwiza – the hands-on reading tool.  You can view through the blades (there are four tints) to tone down shimmer, line track and place mark, but the best use is to separate the blades and dissect words.  Yes, big words are just like little words stuck together!  

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When you squeeze a pen you tense up the writer's cramp muscles, make your flesh mould around the pen (hexagonal ones hurt most) and force it down into the side of the second finger where the bone grows a bump. No wonder writing can be painful! Since bone is the most slowly recycled material you have the damage for life.

Easyriter pens and pencils stop you squeezing – see them at