Something New is Coming

Hitchcraft Dating is not leaving, it is just in the process of becoming something else — a one stop hub for all things social for people with special needs.  Dating, friendship, job relationships…it’ll all be there.  More updates as they become available!

What Do You Make?

What Do You Make?

WHAT DO YOU MAKE? That is a pretty bold question to ask, don’t you think?  Which is exactly why I opened an email sent by the brilliant business mind, Seth Godin, with the same exact subject line.  Seth, as you may imagine, was not asking me for my salary.  He was easing me into the […]

ReelAbilities: Join Me for the New York Premier of Keep Rollin’

ReelAbilities:  Join Me for the New York Premier of Keep Rollin’

JOIN JEREMY HAMBURGH FOR THE NY PREMIERE OF KEEP ROLLIN’ Stefan Hillebrand, Oliver Paulus / Switzerland / Germany / German / 95 min After incurring a spinal cord injury after a snowboarding accident, Valentin is forced by his father to participate in a theatre project for people with disabilities. In his resistance to the idea, […]

Autism Spectrum News: Three Ways You Can Help Your Child Date Smarter and Feel Less Frustrated

Autism Spectrum News:  Three Ways You Can Help Your Child Date Smarter and Feel Less Frustrated

Reprinted from the Autism Spectrum News, Fall 2014, p.24. My former client beckoned me over to his table as I sat down for dinner with professor Stephen Shore, who had been a guest at my class. Before I could say, “great to see you,” my former client grabbed the hand of the young lady next […]

What Fight Club Can Teach You About Finding Love on an Airplane

  Have you ever experienced the feeling of having a ton of good ideas when you’re not ready for them but no good ideas when you need one?  That is where I am coming from. Three hours ago, I was at home, enjoying all the WiFi a boy could handle.  The WiFi gave me access […]

How to Survive (and Find Love) During a Zombie Apocalypse

How to Survive (and Find Love) During a Zombie Apocalypse

Guest Contributor Paulette Penzvalto We’ve all watched the movies and read the books: a beautiful young person is singing and wandering alone through the woods and happens upon a handsome stranger.  They immediately fall in love, fight the hordes and ride off into a perfect sunset.  This sounds romantic, but this method of finding love […]

Review of the Autism and Dating workshop hosted by GRASP Chicago and Chicagoland Autism Connection

Review of the Autism and Dating workshop hosted by GRASP Chicago and Chicagoland Autism Connection

I was honored that my workshop, Autism, Aspergers and Dating, was the first community event ever to take place at Project 1212,  a residential home supported by the Julie and Michael Tracy Family Foundation and Rush University Medical Center Autism Assessment, Research & Treatment Services  Center (AARTS). The event was generously co-sponsored by GRASP Chicago and Chicagoland Autism […]

Do you live in the Chicago area?

Do you live in the Chicago area?

Work with me LIVE one-on-one in Chicago I will be in Chicago for three days only.  Book a one-on-one session in downtown Chicago by clicking here for one of the following session: Saturday, June 21 at 11 am Saturday, June 21 at 1pm sold Saturday, June 21 at 3pm Sunday, June 22 at 11 am Monday June 23 […]

[Announcement] Make Some Money Participating in an Autism & Online Dating Safety Study

Surfing Safely Be an important part of a study at investigating online dating skills in individuals with autism spectrum disorder! Have you been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, such as Asperger’s Syndrome? Do you use online dating websites? Are you considering using online dating websites? Are you interested in online dating? Are you between the […]

Dates Announced for Winter 2014 Adaptations Dating Group

Dates Announced for Winter 2014 Adaptations Dating Group

Adaptations, The Young Adult Life Skills Network, announced the dates for its 2014 Dating Group. Dating Group is comprised of single, neurodiverse men and women who are either beginning to date or are actively looking for a partner.  Our members are all high-functioning individuals with diagnoses including ASD and Aspergers, ADHD and learning disabilities. Each […]