Prosopagnosia is a severe facial recognition disorder, which is frequently found in children on the autism spectrum. Nancy L. Mindick provides an accessible explanation of the different types, causes, and characteristics of the disorder. The issues of diagnosis, disclosure and practical management strategies for helping children to cope with the condition are also explored. The book offers specific, practical information for parents, teachers, child psychologists, and anyone else who wishes to support the learning and development of a child with a facial recognition disorder.
Mindick, N. L. (2010). Understanding Facial Recognition Difficulties in Children: Prosopagnosia Management Strategies for Parents and Professionals. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.