Autistic teenagers dating
Individuals on the Autism Spectrum really benefit from social stories, but adolescence is tough for everyone.Social stories can be helpful in preparing for a range of situations, including but not limited to: Unfortunately, negative peer pressure is everywhere."Most people will relate to the way he puts into the words the difficulties [of] dating.
She thought he was being invasive and said, “I felt like he was setting me up for something.” Well, it turned out he was. She had no idea what asking for a date would look like, and when it actually happened to her, she thought he was picking on her. Other than being in the same after-school club with him, she knew nothing about him.
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The way to Paulette's heart is through her Outlook calendar.
“Honestly, if you want to be romantic with me, send an email through Outlook and give me all the possible dates, locations, and times, so that I can prepare,” she said.