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    What are the challenges of using physical books?

    The question: Is it challenging to read printed material? If so, why? Things that might make a difference: The paper stock - glossy (too reflective or slippery) or matt? Colours or color contrast Font size Use of images The balance of text and white space Hard and soft cover books The physical...
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    Are you ok with reading?

    I know we have cognitive issues and any exertion is bad esp for severe patients like myself. Can you (esp if severe) read books ok? I find I can strangely read on my phone but my eyes hurt and my head gets overwhelmed when I try to read a book! So upset... Also read somewhere cognitive...