As a result, there are a number of sites available to help people with special needs who are also looking for love and companionship.
We've taken a look at the disabled dating market in Australia.
Additionally, you have the normal features that you find with other dating sites, like messages, chat and a search/browse members function.
Sometimes it comes in a “broken” container — one that goes about in a wheelchair or on crutches. “When people meet me, sometimes they say, ‘Oh my God, she’s disabled,’” says Ruotolo, who stands (with help from her constant companions, a pair of crutches) a little over four-foot-two in her Jimmy Choos — hence the title of her memoir, Unstoppable in Stilettos.
“But once we get to know each other, those feelings go away.” “I still have the same personality, the same bad sense of humor, the same love of trivia,” says Oliver, 38, who was paralyzed in a body-surfing accident when he was 21.
Disabled People Date is a dating site for disabled singles who want to date, find new friends with similar problems or even find the love of their life.
It is also owned by the Dating Factory, which boasts 12 million profiles worldwide.