How common is it to have learning disabilities because of cp? The other thing that bothered me is she has never worked. I am into independent career women that are with me because they want to be.She is smart, she lives alone so she must be fairly independent, and she is physically capable. I don't want somebody that I have to take care of and support.According to society, disabled people are undesirable and therefore can never be “dating” or partner material. As someone with cerebral palsy myself, I think I hopefully can try to tackle this subject with some first hand experience!First off, coming from a female’s perspective: dating is in 2016, regardless of whether or not you are disabled.But many able-bodied daters may not know how to approach someone with a disability or what to avoid when asking a disabled person out. We talked to five people with disabilities and asked them about dating ups and downs, tips for other daters with disabilities, and what able-bodied people can do differently in relationships.Here’s what they said: Name: Ariella Barker, 35City: Charlotte, North Carolina Disability: Spinal Muscular Atrophy Job: Attorney, former law professor, Ms. How she approaches disability and dating: In my opinion, we all have a disability in some way.We evaluate communication impairments associated with neurological disorders under 11.04A, 11.07C, or 11.11B.
Dating can be even more challenging, then, for the woman who has to spend every first date explaining how she “ended up” in a wheelchair or the man who receives pitying glances as he gives his date a rose. Census statistics in 2012, one in five people Americans has a disability and more than half consider their disability severe, but physical and cognitive limitations don't stop those with disabilities from enjoying dating and having meaningful, lasting relationships.I was one of those people who rushed it in the beginning, and that did not end in my favor.Be confident in all of the kinks and quirks your body has, because if you do not accept them, it’s a very safe bet that your partner won’t either. Last night I had a first date with a 25 year old woman with cp. To be honest before last night I thought cp was down's syndrome. My date was very attractive, intelligent, funny, and I had a lot of fun with her. After a light dinner and a chance to chat we went rock climbing together. I believe she has some type of learning disability. I am a 30 year old man re-entering the dating world after my marriage dissolved. She has a limp from her right leg, otherwise no other physical impairments. Tying the rope is not very difficult, and the agitation was uncalled for.One of the first things you do when learning rock climbing is to be trained to tie the rope to your harness. Despite the learning disability I believe she is intelligent.