Hyperlexia: a variant of aphasia or dyslexia.

  title={Hyperlexia: a variant of aphasia or dyslexia.},
  author={Morris J. Cohen and Rebecca L Campbell and M Gelardo},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  volume={3 1},
We report five patients with hyperlexia who presented for evaluation in the Learning Disabilities Clinic at the Medical College of Georgia over a two year period. Analysis of the data from the neurologic and neuropsychologic evaluations indicates that the primary and essential cognitive deficit in these children is a disorder in speech and language involving a severe deficit in their ability to comprehend language whether it be spoken or written, as opposed to a dyslexia syndrome involving only… CONTINUE READING


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