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Having an autistic child can be both a challenge and a joy at the same time.
Often a misconception is that people on the spectrum want to only date others who are on the spectrum. We just want to find someone we connect with and can be ourselves with.
We aren’t mind readers so tell us when we may be going too fast or too slow.
Because it can be so difficult to determine the level of compatibility of a potential friend or partner on the spectrum through methods of conventional social media and online dating services, Spectrum has changed the game for the better.
She and her mother, Kirsten Fitzpatrick, also a co-founder, are both on the spectrum themselves, so they add a refreshingly honest and personal touch to the site.Cantu researched autistic communities online, but was disappointed by how many of them were made by non-autistics."These sites either portrayed autism in a negative light, or grouped us together without showing that each of us is different," she told Buzz Feed News.You are currently on the home page of the Parents & Autism Dating Community.If you feel this kwinky dating community is for you then click the 'get started' arrow to be connected to the Parents & Autism Dating Community and start meeting others like you. As a members-only website, there are certain features than can and can’t be used depending on your participation and dedication to the website.