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Learn from one parent's experience at a blog written about his child. 

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Reading Too Soon:  How to Understand and Help the Hyperlexic Child

             By Susan Martins Miller 

“How can a child read so well but not understand what I say?”  This is only one of the questions answered in this timely book.  Reading Too Soon will be helpful to parents, other family members, caregivers, teachers and therapist who want to see a child with hyperlexia move more toward successful independence.

 Hyperlexia: Therapy that Works: A Guide for Parents and Teachers  

              By the Clinical Staff of the Center for Speech and Language Disorders

 This is a practical guide with intervention strategies for children with hyperlexia.  The reading skills of these children are their strength and we use this strength to develop their weaker skills. 

Children with Hyperlexia – Revised 2002

Produced by CSLD – 12 minutes

 This video provides up-to-date information about hyperlexia and its relationship to other disorders.  Viewers will have a better understanding of why hyperlexia should be identified.  The principles of intervention for children with this syndrome are illustrated with examples of therapy sessions.

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Hyperlexia Frequently Asked Questions

Is a child who is not yet reading, but is very interested in letters, considered hyperlexic'? Strictly speaking, these children are not hyperlexic because they are not reading. Some children who do no

Hyperlexia and it's diagnosis

What is hyperlexia? Hyperlexia is a syndrome that is characterized by a child's precocious ability to read (far above what would be expected at their age), significant difficulty in understanding and


We, the clinical staff at the Center for Speech and Language Disorders, have more than 21 years of experience in identifying children with hyperlexia, as well as providing intervention for these child


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