Dating parents autistic children
She said: "I didn't give it much time before I said my son was autistic."I thought there was no point continuing to chat to people on those sites if they were going to run a mile - and to be honest, about 60 per cent of them did.I have asked friends for advice but they haven't been much help.I have done some research but I could not find anyone in similar circumstances.Dallas Association for Parent Education Dallas, 972/699-0420 or 972/699-0438 The association’s Warmline/E-Warmline (972/699-7742) is a free phone service staffed by trained volunteers, available to parents and caregivers from Monday through Friday from 9am to 3pm.Warmline offers support, suggestions for common problems, developmental facts about children and resource information.As noted in our last blog on autism and marriage, having a child with autism certainly does mean that your marriage won’t last yet it’s obvious that autism brings many additional stressors to a marriage.
Hopefully you will all have fun meeting singles and try out this online dating thing...Ms Stooks, who launched the website last week, said: "I, as a single mother, was fed up of that initial thing of explaining to anyone I met on other dating sites that I had a special needs child."We're not segregating these parents - it is a typical online dating site - but there is that facility for parents of special needs children to meet each other." Ms Stooks, who met her new partner online, said she became exasperated after spending three years meeting men who were not interested in dating the mother of a youngster with special needs.You can also ask a question via an email form on their website, which will be answered within three business days.Hope Center 4 Autism Fort Worth, 817/560-1139 Offers a monthly Parent Support Group meeting where parents can relax and chat with other like-minded people.
The center also provides family support and behavioral intervention to children on the autism spectrum.