Young, Free, Single And Disabled

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20150211

2015021120150212 (RS)

We all want love and friendship in our life, right? If you're single and looking for love you might try out the pubs and clubs, join groups, and possibly even online dating? But for the 26,000 people living in Scotland with a learning disability finding that special someone can be a bit trickier and what if you are gay or transgender as well?

How would you react if you read an online profile which disclosed a learning disability, be honest, would you respond? So does that mean people with learning disabilities can only find love with someone else who is learning disabled or is that shallow thinking?

Suzy Beaumont explores the challenges of seeking someone special.

2015021120150212 (RS)

We all want love and friendship in our life, right? If you're single and looking for love you might try out the pubs and clubs, join groups, and possibly even online dating? But for the 26,000 people living in Scotland with a learning disability finding that special someone can be a bit trickier and what if you are gay or transgender as well?

How would you react if you read an online profile which disclosed a learning disability, be honest, would you respond? So does that mean people with learning disabilities can only find love with someone else who is learning disabled or is that shallow thinking?

Suzy Beaumont explores the challenges of seeking someone special.

20150211

We all want love and friendship in our life, right? If you're single and looking for love you might try out the pubs and clubs, join groups, and possibly even online dating? But if you have a learning disability finding that special someone can be trickier. There are 26,000 people with a learning disability living in Scotland, so how do they find love and companionship and who with? Do they disclose their disability in their online profile? Be Honest, how would you react if you read that in a profile?

So does that mean people with Learning disabilities can only find love with someone else who is learning disabled?

Suzy Beaumont explores these challenges when it comes to seeking someone special.