This book is a must read for women diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome or Autism, those who think they may be on the spectrum, or those who love them.22 Things a Woman with Asperger’s Syndrome Wants Her Partner to Know is another wonderful book written by Rudy Simone.Stephen De Wit, who has personally helped Mead overcome some of his own romantic obstacles, was on hand for the event. The workshop is like any dating seminar, with tips on how to read signals, be confident and talk to people — but held within a safe space. But there's social boundaries that we're not always comfortable crossing." Date Camp participant Daniel Share-Strom told CBC News he's looking to learn how to gain the confidence he needs to approach women and better read romantic cues."There's a stereotype that people with Asperger's are anti-social," Mead said. "I'm just looking to learn a little more about approach anxiety and, you know, whether certain things mean someone is interested in you or just being friendly," he said.
"So you can imagine what that's like in finding a romantic parnter." It's a topic he's exploring in his upcoming documentary, , which he hopes to debut in mid-2016.Mead's social anxiety has been a major romantic roadblock for most of his life, he said, but he's made a lot of progress by working with dating coaches and relationship experts.This weekend, he rounded up some of those experts for Date Camp For Aspergers, a workshop for people with Asperger's syndrome to learn about things such as body language, dating etiquette, conversation skills and more. But with people with Asperger's, they may not have had the opportunity to really look at intimacy and sex and relationships," De Wit said.Individuals with AS don’t process information the same way everyone else does.According to Ariel, research using brain scans have shown differences between the brain structure and shape of people with AS vs. People with AS have a tough time picking up on nonverbal cues in interactions and understanding people’s emotions. They may fixate on their own interests and appear like they’re self-absorbed and just don’t care about others.