The desire to connect with another person and build a satisfying relationship exists in everyone. It is common and natural for people with autism and other developmental disabilities to seek companionship; however, they often experience problems due to difficulties communicating with others and recognizing non-verbal cues. It is important to keep in mind that with support, people with disabilities are able to overcome challenges associated with dating and develop successful relationships. Dating allows two people to get to know each other better; however, it can be a confusing process to navigate. If you are interested in someone, how do you act on those feelings?
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Advice For Dating With Asperger's: Don't Call 100 Times A Week
People who have this disorder, experience difficulties with communication with other people, so their interactions are limited. When we meet people, as a rule, we can form our opinion about them, basing on their facial expressions, a tone of voice and body language. We can tell whether they are happy, angry or sad, and we react accordingly. People with Asperger Syndrome are bad at interpreting someone's intonation, facial expressions, and gestures, while most people take for granted.
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