Dating an autistic girl

The two cases of rejection I see the most in my peers are…This has become a challenge I’ve been presented with in mentoring high school students with autism who are trying to find there very first relationship.

We know that young adults with Asperger’s syndrome have significant difficulty developing peer relationships and are developmentally delayed in knowing what someone may be thinking or feeling.

I preferred to build forts, climb trees, and collect river frogs with the boys.

The neighbors disapproved of my “tom girl” ways, but fortunately did not prevent me from being athletic.

The easiest way to love someone on the spectrum is by learning to accept them.

Trying to change them will not be possible, even if they do change slightly they will be extremely unhappy on the inside and will be living a life that does not feel natural to them.


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