Hyperlexia is a common disorder but is not talked about much today, which may be due to the fact that hyperlexia can be misdiagnosed. However, if properly diagnosed at an early age, hyperlexia can be treated....
Hyperlexia was initially identified by Silberberg and Silberberg (1967), who
defined it as the precocious ability to read words without prior training in learning
Hyperlexia— precocious reading ability in very young children—can present
itself in several ways which are described in this article by Darold Treffert, MD.
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 ...
In other words, a very young child may be hyperlexic if he can already read individual words but has a terrible time understanding or speaking to you.
There is no absolute answer to the question, but according to one review of research:
We interpret the literature as s... More »
WHAT IS HYPERLEXIA ? Hyperlexia Hyperlexia has many characteristics similar
to autism and some consider it to be an autism spectrum disorder. Because of.
Jul 8, 2013 ... Instead what those children 'outgrew' were conditions such as hyperlexia (
children who read early) or Einstein Syndrome (children who speak ...
By Julie Whaley Gordon's favorite activity as a young child was spinning. He liked
to spin things, and he liked to spin himself. We never went.
Hyperlexia has also been defined as "advanced word-recognition skills in
individuals who otherwise have pronounced cognitive, social, and linguistic ...
Feb 12, 2015 ... Hyperlexia: Separating 'Autistic-like' Symptoms from “Autism”: Children Who
Read Early or Speak Late by Darold A. Treffert, M.D.. There is a ...