How Do I Know If I Have Hyperlexia?

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How Do I Know If I Have Hyperlexia? - Quiz


We welcome you to this informative "How do I know if I have hyperlexia?' quiz. Hyperlexia is a syndrome in which a child learns reading very early in their developmental period. A hyperlexic child will be intrigued by words, letters, and numbers, which usually stems from their exceptional reading and comprehension skills. The questions in the quiz are designed to help you get a better perspective on your personality. Please make sure to answer the questions honestly. While this may not be a substitute for a professional diagnosis, it can still provide insightful information.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Do you experience difficulty in socializing and interacting appropriately in public?  

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Somewhat

    • D.

      I am not sure

  • 2. 

    Do you have any specific or unusual fears?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Somewhat

    • D.

      I am not sure about it

  • 3. 

    Do you have an extreme fixation with letters and numbers? 

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Somewhat

    • D.

      Not sure

  • 4. 

    Have you ever been diagnosed with Autism by a licensed professional?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      I haven't been to a professional

    • D.

      I can't say

  • 5. 

    Do you have strong visual and auditory memory skills?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Somewhat

    • D.

      Not sure

  • 6. 

    Do you engage in self-stimulatory behaviors (Rocking, hand flapping, jumping up and down, etc.)?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Sometimes

    • D.

      I am not sure

  • 7. 

    Do you engage in strict routines or ritualistic behaviors?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Sometimes

    • D.

      I am not sure

  • 8. 

    Do you experience difficulty in understanding abstract concepts?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Sometimes

    • D.

      I am not sure

  • 9. 

    When you were younger, did you have advanced reading and comprehension abilities?

    • A.

      Yes, I was above average

    • B.

      No, I was average

    • C.

      I was below average

    • D.

      I am not sure 

  • 10. 

    Do you have trouble maintaining close relationships?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Somewhat

    • D.

      I am not sure

Jennifer DeSetto |MSN- Mental Health |
Mental Health Expert
Jennifer is an ANCC board-certified PMHNP with a decade of experience in mental health. She excels in medication management and evidence-based practices, having worked in private practice, community mental health centers, and inpatient settings. Jennifer earned her MSN in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing from Molloy University and holds a certification as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Her expertise enriches our quiz review process, ensuring quizzes align with current psychiatric nursing practices and standards.
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