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How does a person with ASD date successfully? How do we effectively teach relationship skills? Teaching social thinking is a good place to start. Michelle Garcia Winner has done excellent work in this area.
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Nevertheless, adults with ASD must hurdle far more obstacles than their typically developing peers to thrive in a world of dating. As an adult with ASD, you may go through your entire adult life without having much interest in romance or dating. If you are interested, though, this article contains some tips on getting started. If you are a parent or a friend of an adult with ASD, your job is to make sure that the person knows that you are open and available for support. Where to meet people?