Dealing with Learning Disabilities in Relationships By. Brita Miller Learning disabilities may present many challenges to the individual other than the obvious. They can have a great impact on relationships and personal interactions. The effects are experienced by persons with learning disabilities and their partners.
CreditCreditWendy Lu Dating With a Disability Women with disabilities often begin to date much later in life, and they struggle in a dating culture that places a premium on physical appearance. Tabitha Estrellado maneuvers her wheelchair to greet friends at Blackthorn 51, a rock club in Queens, N. Estrellado, 32, has muscular dystrophy, a chronic disease in which muscles weaken and waste over time until they no longer work at all.
How to ace your first date In our series of articles on dating, relationships, love and sex, we round up the top disability dating sites so you can find that special someone, or a great friendship. Although we first published this article in 2015, we have updated it in 2018 with the latest information and latest disability dating sites. With the online dating industry now worth billions, the market has expanded rapidly to try and meet the needs of everyone who is looking for love.