Hiki, the first dating and friendship app specifically for the autistic community, launched publicly July 16. The mobile app aims to foster romantic and platonic relationships between adults with autism -- the fastest-growing developmental disability in the world.
Is there an app for autistic dating?
Hiki is a friendship and dating app for the Autistic community. It is a place to feel safe, find friendship or love, and most importantly, to be yourself.
Is it hard for autistic people to date?
Romantic relationships can be difficult to maneuver when youre dating on the autism spectrum. Romantic relationships are complex and confusing for neurotypical people. But, for autistic people, romantic relationships are even more complex and confusing. Many people with autism crave intimacy and love.
How do you date on the autism spectrum?
Tips and Resources for Navigating the World of Autism DatingNotice the other person and briefly make eye contact.Glance away (instead of the common tendency to stare).Give a slight smile.Begin a casual conversation and find common interests.Use a common interest as inspiration for a date activity.More items
Is there a dating website for autistic people?
Aspie-singles.com is a free and non profit, crowdfunded, dating site for people with Aspergers / ASD. Finding someone with similar traits makes it easier for us to feel safe and understood.
Does autism run in families?
ASD has a tendency to run in families, but the inheritance pattern is usually unknown. People with gene changes associated with ASD generally inherit an increased risk of developing the condition, rather than the condition itself.