Hyperlexia can support development

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Hyperlexia can support other developmental skills such as social skills, speech, motor development and emotional regulation.

Hyperlexia can support developmental skills

– In speech therapy, using alphabet letters could be much more engaging than toys. Such as hiding a letter under a bowl to show ‘under’. 

– Playing with an alphabet jigsaw to build interaction. 

– Building fine motor skills by drawing letters, or making them out of theraputty. 

– Developing gross motor skills with giant soft alphabet blocks. Making letters out of our bodies to music. 

– Communicating through writing things down.

– Using subtitles in videos.

See references here.  Date created: 22/5/2022     Date to be reviewed: 22/5/2023

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