Frustrated and angry, he spends his time watching sports, playing video games, and just trying to fit in, confiding that he “would rather be a normal man than an autistic person with a million dollars.”Meanwhile, Stephen’s autism manifests itself in more obvious ways than the others we meet in the film, but even his detached affect and monotone speech are no barrier to love.
After 20 years of marriage to Gita, they are faced with the ultimate test of terminal illness.
The disorder can jeopardize the core characteristics of a successful relationship — communication and social interaction.
Navigating the singles’ scene is not easy for anyone, whether or not you have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Nevertheless, adults with ASD must hurdle far more obstacles than their typically developing peers to thrive in a world of dating.
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.
Some people (even those without ASD) say that meeting people is the hardest part of dating.