ER Browser – The Mobile Web Browser for Dyslexia & Visual Stress

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ER Browser App

ER Browser app for iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch (.99) provides a web browser with choices of color background, font size and type and simplifies the content on your devices for those with experiencing visual discomfort and difficulties. Created for individuals with dyslexia, this app could also be helpful for some individuals with low vision. The ER Browser app  also provides a variety of dyslexia friendly fonts, letter spacing choices and different degrees of  saturation.  As a browser, ER Browser app, also provides a bookmark tool and browsing history. Created by Celf  , more information on the research and app can be found at the apps website – .
ER Browser

ER Browser is an iPad/iPhone web browser designed specifically for dyslexia and visual stress. Choose your Font, Choose your Colours and Browse the Web!

Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight:

ER Browser is a new mobile web browser app (.99) providing choice of color background and font to support individuals with Irlen Syndrome. The color background environment applies only when browsing the Internet and not all apps so use of filters might still be needed when in individual apps if color filter is desired.  What is not in the color range however (although can somewhat be managed by dimming the screen in the Settings menu) are shades of gray which I have found to be a choice for some individuals.

If you are a color filter user on mobile devices, this app might just be a great option for web browsing or accessing Internet based information!


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About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, ATP, CATIS

OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary students and work environments for adult clients. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision, USC Davis Executive Certificate in Home Modifications, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education, and home environments. A 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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