Hyperlexia and Nonverbal Autism
Meditations on the mysteries of language
My autistic son is not yet speaking at three years old. As much as I’m hopeful that he may eventually gain speech, I’m just as prepared to accept that he may not gain speech at all.
There’s an unsettled debate going on around the use of the term “nonverbal” when referring to non-speaking autistic persons. The term…