Autism dating website
Some of the dating sites she found included a description of autism, which Cantu said would be just as silly as a site like Christian Mingle outlining the definition of Christianity."Created by individuals not on the spectrum, I found that these dating sites tended to paint us in a negative light," she said.Magro was positive they’d stay together through college and eventually get married.He didn’t notice that his girlfriend was trying to tell him otherwise, for months. I was kind of a deer in headlights,” he told Huff Post.Magro, who has now written two books on the subject of autism and love, attributes that shock to his difficulty understanding social cues and body communication.
"I wanted to find people I could be free to be myself with." After researching what tools were available to help people with autism make social connections, Cantu was disappointed.The autism spectrum includes people with a vast range of abilities and disabilities.What one person with autism struggles with doesn't necessarily hold true for another.Kerry Magro, a social marketing coordinator at Autism Speaks, an organization focused on autism advocacy, is familiar with the latter situation.
The 27-year-old remembers his first relationship in high school -- in the eternal tradition of teen rom-coms, he was the varsity basketball captain and she was a cheerleader.Jacobs summed up that feeling: “I never know what they want or expect. They think I don't care, and I'm bewildered.” Inability to pick up on nonverbal communication cues is something Lei Wiley Mydske, the community outreach coordinator of Autism Women's Network in Seattle, can relate to.