“Originally we did find dating sites like that, but the problem was a lot of them put people on the autism spectrum in a really negative light,” Cantu said. Those people weren’t on the spectrum, so they didn’t quite understand the audience they were trying to reach out to.” They knew it would be much easier if they could explain their problems and experiences to someone on the same spectrum because they would completely understand.
After questioning why there wasn’t already something similar to a dating or social media site for people on the autism spectrum, Cantu and Fitzpatrick decided to take matters into their own hands.
Because Spectrum Singles is a paid membership-based site, the only free features are basic things like looking at messages or using the chat function.
Introducing Spectrum Singles.com: a safe, affordable and comfortable environment for singles on the autism spectrum to find someone who is compatible in every way.
By narrowing the dating field and making unique matches for specific users, meeting a lifelong partner just got much easier.