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Come join us to learn about difficulties autistic children have with face recognition and how a computer game can help !
The Many Faces of Autism
Dr Jim Tanaka (Professor of psychology, University of Victoria)
Our face is our identity. We know who they are, how they feel, whether we find them attractive and what kind of person they might be. For most of us, these face perceptions are spontaneous and effortless, but for individuals with autism, finding the meaning conveyed in the face is not always easy. How do we recognize a face and what happens when the face recognition system breaks down ?