It's been the weirdest thing lately: I'm happy. I'm not used to it.
My face is weird. It's either too expressive or not expressive enough, never in-between.
A comment my colleagues made left me confused.
A lot of fans have a new theory: That Rick Sanchez from Rick and Morty is Autistic.
love this! going to go follow some of the links now, but its good to hear someone backing me up on this 😉
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Prosopagnosia is a neurological disorder characterized by the inability to recognize faces. Prosopagnosia is also known as face blindness.
Up to two thirds of autistic people have prosopagnosia. It’s present from birth, and appears to run in families, which means it likely to have some genetic component.
It’s only recently that I became aware that I have prosopagnosia. I had no idea there was such a condition, I thought it was just me.
I recognise people I don’t know well by their unique hair, physical attributes, clothes, accessories, voice or something that stands out rather than their face.
If they change or cover up what makes them stand out, or if I see them somewhere other than the usual place, I might have no idea who they are.
For example, a woman with dreadlocks who works at a drop-in centre covered up her hair with a headscarf…
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