Autistic dating guide
It’s challenging these days to meet people and find someone suitable for a romantic relationship.
Neurotypicals and people with autistic alike are turning to online dating sites to provide a safe environment to encounter a large number of people, increasing the likelihood of finding someone who has mutual attraction.
For more than a decade, he has taught students with autism in a variety of settings and created pragmatic and organizational programs as a consultant for individuals with autism.
His book, focuses on dating and relationships for males with high-functioning autism.
Just the other day, my social worker at a recreational program I attend asked me if I wanted dating support.
He was just a fifth grader who was also in the church choir. It’s just the way I am, part and parcel of my autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
I went off on a long and vague tangent before stopping, staring at her, and admitting, “Honestly, I’m not even sure what dating is!
The site offers a screening service to make sure that only people on the autism spectrum can join.
Getting out in public for the purpose of meeting people can be especially difficult for those on the autism spectrum because of social anxieties. The unpredictability of public social contexts, say a bar or a club or some type of event or social gathering, can heighten the anxiety level of people with autism, who typically have a need for structured and controlled environments.
It is also likely that people on the autistic spectrum have had numerous experiences in social settings that have left them disappointed and less than hopeful about meeting someone who understands their particular behaviors and can still relate in a meaningful way.
Autistic is a dating site set up to bring autistic men and women together.
(This is not to be confused with another site for Canadians with autism.) Setting up a profile and the ability browse profiles is free.