Audra Jensen' son began reading when he was only two years old. She shares her experiences of raising a child with autism and hyperlexia. She stresses the importance of diagnosis of the condition for successful implementation of effective teaching strategies and encouragement of more typical childhood development.
Audra Jensen is mother to a son with autism and hyperlexia, and to a typical, bright, and energetic daughter. She lives near Seattle with her husband and family. Audra K. Jensen's background is in technical writing and graphic design. She is now undertaking a Master's degree in Early Childhood Special Education and plans to become a hyperlexia researcher and an autism specialist for the schools. She has been actively involved in the autism community and hopes to continue to educate parents and professionals on hyperlexia and its challenges and blessings.