Dyan - Hyperlexia Advocate

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"Write, write, write, because the hyperlexic child will read, read, read." - Susan Martins Miller "Reading Too Soon" #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
What is hypernumeracy? Think hyperlexia, but with numbers instead of letters. buff.ly/32aXUE9 #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia #Hypernumeracy
"Ideally, the whole word should understand hyperlexia - right? That is not going to happen. Even when you do offer a brief explanation of the term...not everyone will understand." - Susan Martins Miller "Reading Too Soon" #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
Check out the book "Drawing a Blank" if you want to learn more about the comprehension challenges common in hyperlexia. FYI, it does have some outdated info on autism, but otherwise is an excellent book. Affiliate link: buff.ly/3dhyrit #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
All about the "diagnosis" of hyperlexia and how to get your child identified as hyperlexic buff.ly/3mJ2OBI #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
A great PDF that has strategies, supports, and accommodations to help the hyperlexic learner. buff.ly/3mJrMAL #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
WH questions (like who, what, where, etc.) are tricky for hyperlexic kids. Here are some strategies and tips for teaching WH questions. buff.ly/2RxrB09 #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
Is Visualizing & Verbalizing worth it for working on comprehension with a hyperlexic learner? Here's my detailed review. buff.ly/3dbGxt3 #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
Want to learn more about hyperlexia? Why not learn from hyperlexic adults themselves! Here are some videos by hyperlexic adults. buff.ly/2Qlrunt #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
Tips for supporting hyperlexic learners with getting dressed independently buff.ly/324RfeD #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
Read the book "Can You See Me?" last week. It's co-authored by a young autistic girl. I love the diary entries that are part of the book - such a brilliant way to educate readers about autism. Excellent book for middle grades and adults. Affiliate link: buff.ly/3tdGDWy
Have questions about hyperlexia? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions I've received. buff.ly/3dZBjzR #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
Love this PDF called "What is Hyperlexia?" from the Canadian Hyperlexia Association (which is unfortunately defunct now). buff.ly/3mG5FLz #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
Think your child is hyperlexic? Here are the next steps to take. buff.ly/2RiPjwL #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
Binge read the #OwnVoices book "The Boy Who Steals Houses" last week and cannot say enough positive things about it. It is excellent. Highly recommend it. Affiliate link: buff.ly/3tdMXgG
Strategies for facilitating reading comprehension with autistic & hyperlexic kids buff.ly/3wvR89R #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
5 surprising & lesser known characteristics of hyperlexia buff.ly/3mmBCZj #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
How common is hyperlexia? Is it rare? All your questions answered here: buff.ly/2OvEkiI #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
Get your hyperlexic kid moving with these alphabet themed Simon Says ideas! Grab the free printable: buff.ly/3cUJJt6 #ThisIsHyperlexia
There's a serious lack of information and resources about hyperlexia to begin with, but even less for hyperlexic adults. So where's the support for them? buff.ly/3cR9cmW #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
If a professional, therapist, or specialist is telling you to take away your hyperlexic child's letters (yes, this happens!), get a new therapist. Here's why you shouldn't discourage your hyperlexic child's letter play: buff.ly/3wz5cPK #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
Lots of great strategies for supporting hyperlexic learners. Grab this free PDF: buff.ly/2PFeGZ9 #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
Dig deeper into your understanding of hyperlexia with these research articles buff.ly/31OO2PY #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
It's no secret that hyperlexic kids love letters so why not try an alphabet scavenger hunt! Grab the free printables here: buff.ly/3sWCq9A #ThisIsHyperlexia
40 language skills that hyperlexic kids might need some extra support with buff.ly/3wlgebo #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
3 things to keep in mind when choosing a school for your hyperlexic child buff.ly/3dotCmg #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
Have you noticed that your hyperlexic child writes with their finger in the air? It's a helpful stim so please don't discourage it. buff.ly/3dtXfD0 #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
5 free hyperlexia PDF resources that you should always keep handy as a parent buff.ly/2PHYVQZ #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
"Children who have hyperlexia read at levels far beyond their expected age. Sounds like it’s pretty much all sunshine and roses, but there are a few catches to this and we’re going to dive into those." @NeuroRebel buff.ly/3sM4sVe #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
5 surprising & lesser known characteristics of hyperlexia buff.ly/3mc9XKD #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
Hyperlexia isn't always identified alongside autism. Here are 10+ other diagnoses a hyperlexic child might have besides autism. buff.ly/3fwwwrQ #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
Here's why you should turn on closed captioning for your hyperlexic kid buff.ly/3u7TQQI #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
A great video discussing hyperlexia. Definitely recommend watching. buff.ly/3dqbkkH #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
30 tips and strategies to help hyperlexic kids learn to dress themselves buff.ly/3fxbWYD #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
Thought this was a really fantastic read. #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia "Hyperlexia and the Radical Concept of Autistic Advantage" buff.ly/3fyg0Yk
For those tweeting about #hyperlexia, is it related to how I can’t not read things? Like, every advert, every post-it note, every logo, every sign — everything in my field of view — gets read. If some words are in my sight line I’ll read them over and over again.
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New to hyperlexia? Curious what it is? Grab a copy of the FREE Hyperlexia Handbook. buff.ly/3sIla85 #Hyperlexia #ThisIsHyperlexia
I wish more people would talk about #hyperlexia. Thank you for writing this thread @Nymphomachy. I found it so interesting! #thisishyperlexia twitter.com/Nymphomachy/st…
Put together an epic sensory room for kids with autism by making one of these creative DIY sensory wall or sensory board ideas. buff.ly/2KSVXmP #sensorywall #sensoryboard #sensoryroom #autism
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