Project & Prosopagnosia

Autism and Poetry It's June, and I'm underway with my poetry project at Limsfield Grange. We're slowly getting to know each other and every new session brings with it more engagement, more writing and more talking. In our last session we tried out Ekphrasis poetry - using familiar and not so familiar art images to provoke poems. It required us to imagine ourselves as 'other' and to write from a projected viewpoint. This was an interesting challenge for some pupils but it also gave the option for a safe exploration of inner thoughts and feelings via an external chosen image. Most of the girls had firm ideas as to which postcard they'd write about. The choices made and poem responses were all

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