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What is hyperlexia? Can it be treated?
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Dr. William Goldie
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In brief: Not dyslexia
The term hyperlexia means to read alot.
It is sometimes used as the opposite of dyslexia or the difficulty with reading and learning. Those who write or draw too much have hypergraphia. It may be a symptom of an obsessive compulsive disorder but is more likely a normal variation. Unlikely needs any treatment as long as it is not interfering with function.

In brief: Not dyslexia
The term hyperlexia means to read alot.
It is sometimes used as the opposite of dyslexia or the difficulty with reading and learning. Those who write or draw too much have hypergraphia. It may be a symptom of an obsessive compulsive disorder but is more likely a normal variation. Unlikely needs any treatment as long as it is not interfering with function.
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