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Welcome to Hyperlexia UK

Our aim is to provide information, support, and resources for parents, carers and educators of children with hyperlexia, and associated disorders.

I am a developmental psychologist, but more importantly I am a parent of five wonderful children. Our youngest son has hyperlexia and is currently awaiting assessment for autism. As parents we have struggled to find information about hyperlexia, and have found that the majority of professionals, particularly in the UK, have never seen the condition before. 

We decided to set up this organisation, to try and provide a single source of information for both parents and professionals; to raise awareness of the condition; and hopefully to develop a support network for affected families.


If you have concerns about your child, and have not already done so, please consult with your health visitor, GP, or staff at your child's nursery/school.


We are currently building the site, so please keep checking back for more content, and if you have questions or suggestions, or would just like to get in touch, please use the Feedback form, or email us at: info@hyperlexia.org.uk


Please note that the information provided on this site is intended to be helpful, and where appropriate, is reproduced in good faith. However, we cannot accept any responsibility for any situation arising from reliance having been placed on the information provided herein. Please always contact a medical and/or educational professional for advice if you have any concerns about your child. You are welcome to reproduce any material/information given on this site if it is helpful to you, but please acknowledge either this site, or where we provide it, the original source, when reproducing or citing such material/information. Thank you.


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