SVG Icons and Dyslexia

Last month I switched to SVG icons instead of a web font. I did it as an excuse to play around with SVG and remove an extra HTTP request from each page. It seems there are other benefits too:

Seren provided several eye-opening examples of accessibility issues caused by icon fonts. I learned, for example, that many people with dyslexia use a special system font that breaks icon fonts.

From Death to Icon Fonts - Seren Davies via A List Apart