Received date: May 28, 2015; Accepted date: June 19, 2015; Published date: June 26, 2015 Citation: Wong HSW, Li SL, Fu K, Tinsley H, Chow C, et al.(2015) The Importance of Online Resources for Parents of Children with Special Needs in Hong Kong: South China’s Experience. doi:10.4172/2157-7420.1000192 Copyright: © 2015 Wong HSW, et al.Although plenty of information can be accessed through the Internet, parents require e Health literacy to use and interpret this online material.Conventional sources of information such as community groups remain important for those with low e Health literacy.It can take the pressure off and allow you to be yourself.If your “prospect” is open to dating someone so directly impacted by autism, then you can just focus on getting to know each other without worrying about how to reveal your child’s autism or how it will be received.Stick to writing about subjects you know something about – or at the very least, properly research your topics. You have made a very vulnerable subset of single mothers feel even worse. After all, I don’t have a special needs child, and my knowledge of the subject is from the periphery. I say the following with zero shaming, but simply sharing what I wonder: Objectively, we put a man on the moon. Could one of those dates lead to love, companionship, a lover with a man whose life fits yours in a way that satisfies you both? No one in my life has ever loved or respected me the way he does.
The School of “Sooner” To be up-front about your child’s autism, whether it’s mentioned on your dating profile or in the first few telephone conversations—or even the first meeting—is, to some, a way to “weed out” the unwilling or unable.Ask Teachers & Therapist For Recommendations: If your child goes to a special class at school, or has therapists that help with their speech, physical or psychological health – they are perfect to ask for advice.Not only will they likely know of local individuals with experience in caring for special needs kids, they may also be willing to help out themselves. I scared her off, and to be honest, I knew it would happen. She’s a career woman, has a “type-A” personality, never been married, no children, clearly high maintenance. I can tell we’re done—the conversation that follows is feigned interest at best.This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.