On The Web: Tips for Holiday Loneliness and Holiday Parties (YAI)

On The Web: Tips for Holiday Loneliness and Holiday Parties (YAI)

  Quotes from Holiday Loneliness: Tips for When You’re Invited to a Party, But Don’t Have a Date “[H]olidays are even more nerve-racking for my neurodiverse friends than for most neurotypicals. Travel is not just a hassle, it is over stimulating. Family members are not just difficult, they can be ignorant and hostile. Even mundane things […]

In The News: Autism and Dating (The Forward)

In The News: Autism and Dating (The Forward)

Quotes From From Awkward to In Love “[Dating] is becoming a major focus in the field of autism spectrum disorders…People with autism have the same natural desire to be intimate as others, but they don’t have the social skills, which can be dangerous.  They might try something that feels right to them, and then get […]

In The News: Online Dating with Autism (The Atlantic)

In The News: Online Dating with Autism (The Atlantic)

QUOTES FROM ONLINE DATING, ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM “For many, having ASD is like wearing an astronaut’s helmet. You can only get so close to people before you realize you’re blocked by a thick layer of Plexiglass. ASD is more than just a disorder; it’s a state of being permanently misunderstood.” – Rula Al-Nasrawi, author […]

Have You Found a Gift For Your Adult Family Member With Special Need?

Have You Found a Gift For Your Adult Family Member With Special Need?

Click here to find out more about giving the gift of dating skills coaching to an adult with special needs.

Overwhelmed? Multi-Purposing Events Can Save You Time and Aggravation

Overwhelmed? Multi-Purposing Events Can Save You Time and Aggravation

Dating takes effort, no doubt about it.  My wish is that you get some enjoyment out of it.  The more you enjoy the dating process, the sooner you’ll find your special someone. Just the opposite is true, too. The more dating becomes like a job, the less fun you’re going to have doing it.  You […]

[Villager Voice] A Pansexual Transgendered Aspie’s Search For The Right Online Dating Website

[Villager Voice] A Pansexual Transgendered Aspie’s Search For The Right Online Dating Website

Guest post by Brianna Goldberg When one has one unique characteristic about him or her, it can be hard to use the mainstream online dating websites in the way they were designed to be used.  This is my story of how many my unique characteristics made online dating nearly impossible and what I did to […]

Whose Cornerstone Will You Be?

Whose Cornerstone Will You Be?

Emerging from the heat of the Jerusalem sun, I entered the damp coolness of the Western Wall tunnels.  Towering in front of me were slabs of rock so heavy that historians and archaeologists differ on how they were moved into place.  Inexplicably, the voice of Bob Marley appeared in my head singing, “The stone that […]