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Posted By Dr Sarah Bate on 4th Feb 2013 at 10:25

Should you 'come out' as a prosopagnosic? This is a sensitive issue and people have reported both negative and positive consequences of 'going public' about their difficulties with faces. What is your viewpoint on this? What are the issues for employment, the safety of children at school, and in sharing the information with family and friends?

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Posted By Dr Sarah Bate on 4th Feb 2013 at 10:22

Does public and professional awareness of prosopagnosia need to be increased? What would be the benefits of this on a personal level?

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Posted By Dr Sarah Bate on 4th Feb 2013 at 10:21

How can we spot faceblindness in children? Can you reflect on your own experiences of faceblindness to suggest any symptoms or behaviours that may be useful indicators of the condition?

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Posted By Dr Sarah Bate on 28th Jul 2011 at 19:28

Is a support group for people with prosopagnosia and/or their family members needed? Monica Zenonos, a Londoner with developmental prosopagnosia, is setting up a prosopagnosia support group that will meet on a monthly basis in London. Monica was diagnosed with developmental prosopagnosia in 2007, has worked in NHS for several years supporting patients, families and carers and has recently qualified as a counsellor, obtaining a PGDip in Psychosynthesis Counselling from the University of East London. Monica is keen to hear your views about the proposed support group. Is such a support group needed and why? If you attended the support group what would you like to get out of it? Do you have any other ideas that might help the project? We would be very grateful if you could use this discussion forum to provide us with your thoughts, even if you don’t live close enough to London to attend the group.

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Posted By Dr Sarah Bate on 22nd Aug 2010 at 12:24

How do you cope with prosopagnosia? Please reply to this thread with any strategies or tips you have for others.

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