Treatment Resources: Hyperlexia
 
Selected Readings
After the Tears : Parents Talk About Raising a Child With a Disability by Robin Simons
The Child With Special Needs : Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth by Stanley I., Md. Greenspan, Serena, Ph.D. Weider, Robin Simon (Contributor), Serena Wieder
From the Heart : On Being the Mother of a Child With Special Needs by Jayne D. B. Marsh
Hyperlexia Handbook: A Guide to Intervention Strategies and Resources Edited by: Susan Martins Miller, American Hyperlexia Association This handbook contains articles describing intervention strategies for children with the Syndrome of Hyperlexia. The topics covered include defining hyperlexia, strategic intervention, social development, models of creativity and resources. The articles have been written by parents and by professionals working with the children. The book is full of ideas that will help with problem solving and accessing good treatment programs.
Reading Too Soon : How to Understand and Help the Hyperlexic Child by Susan M. Miller
A Slant of Sun: One Child's Courage by Beth Kephart
Uncommon Fathers : Reflections on Raising a Child With a Disability by Donald J. Meyer (Editor)
 
Websites
American Hyperlexia Association
Canadian Hyperlexia Association
do to learn - This site provides information and special learning tools for anyone having difficulty understanding, ordering and functioning in our world. Site has activities to help children and adults with diagnosed disorders such as autism, LD or ADD.
Hyperlexia Parents Network
National Parent Information Network - (NPIN) is a project of the ERIC system, which is administered by the National Library of Education in the U.S. Department of Education. The mission of NPIN is to provide access to research-based information about the process of parenting, and about family involvement in education
Semantic-Pragmatic Disorder Web Page
Special Education.org - A Resource and Service for Parents and Professionals
 

Helpful Links

DSM IV Made Easy Website - provides diagnostic information on most DSM IV categories
Dr. Bob's Website - DSM IV Codes - provides codes for each DSM IV category
Psychiatric Meds Info- links to the Psyweb.com site

 

 
Discussion Groups on Hyperlexia
Hyperlexia and Special Needs
 
Articles
Assessment of the Child with Hyperlexia by Sharon Marcovitch, Ph.D., C.Psych., Developmental Psychologist
Auditory Processing To Hear: To Listen and To Understand the Spoken Word by Theresa Brassard, Audiologist

Early Identification of Speech-Language Disorders - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association website

General Information about Speech and Language Disorders
Hyperlexia in Older Children
Inclusion Strategies for Children with Hyperlexia
Info about Speech and Language Disorders - kidscource.com
Language, Learning and Comprehension
Language What Is it, and How Can We Facilitate Its Development? - Reva Schafer, M.Ed.
Learning About Conversation- hyperlexia.org
Odyssey of the Mind and Hyperlexics: A Good Match: - Amy Bailey
Remediation Techniques for Hyperlexia - hyperlexia.org
Semantic-Pragmatic Disorder-hyperlexia.org
Speech and Language Pathology - Gale Encyclopedia of Childhood and Adolescence
The Syndrome of Hyperlexia vs. High Functioning Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
What is a Speech Language Specialist? - Carol Casserly