Prosopagnosia, also known as facial agnosia or “face blindness,” is a neurological disorder that makes facial recognition difficult or impossible. According to Lawton and Reichenberg-Ullman (2007), 66% of those with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) and other social developmental disorders also have some difficulty recognizing faces (Wendt et al., 2005, found a lower prevalence of 46.6%). Jul 22, 2015 · Prosopagnosia, also known as “facial agnosia” or “face-blindness,” is a neurological disorder that makes facial recognition difficult or impossible. Two thirds of autistic children and adults have some degree of face-blindness. We do not see with our eyes, we “see” with our brains. All of us—with or without Autism see with our brains.
Nov 27, 2013 · Prosopagnosia and Asperger’s in the Family. If your child is on the autism spectrum, these signs can help you recognize face blindness: Distress or aggression over changes in a family or friend’s appearance. Misidentifying people based clothing, hairstyle, height, or weight. Mar 24, 2013 · Prosopagnosia is the medical term for face blindness; the inability to recognize someone from a view of their face alone. Alexithymia is the term for people who have difficulty identifying and describing emotions. Do.
9. Excellent Pattern Recognition. Another symptom of Asperger’s syndrome is the amazing ability to recognize patterns. Often these individuals’ brains are trying to make sense of their surroundings, so a break in pattern may show itself quite clearly.