Online Alternatives for Disabled Dating

by Junaid Sadiq

About Junaid Sadiq

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Junaid Sadiq is an information technology professional who has been writing since 2009. He covers reviews and tips on the latest I.T. gadgets. Sadiq is a graduate of the RCC Institute of Technology and holds a bachelor's degree in computer information systems. He is pursuing a Master of Business Administration from Ryerson University, Toronto.

Online or Internet dating is a modern technological way to find romance and love. Over time it has expanded into various niche markets, and today there are dating websites for people with specific requirements or problems. One such specialized market serves people with disabilities. There are many websites that encourage disabled persons to look for that perfect someone via computer, which may not be possible for them otherwise.

DateDisabled

DateDisabled is an online dating site for single people with disabilities. You register and provide your personal information, after which you take some compatibility tests. The website then automatically finds people who may be compatible with you, based upon your disability, interests and personal pursuits. The site has been developed to help a person with any kind of disability to find his true match mate. According to the site's official statistics, 95 percent of disabled couples who met there are still together after five years.

Disabled Passions

Disabled Passions is a free social networking and dating site for people with disabilities. The website allows members to join disability groups within its website. The site's search engine lets you search through hundreds of members in a number of disability groups to find your special someone. The disability groups include arthritis, depression, diabetes, mobility issues, muscular dystrophy and cancer. An area on the site called "Disabled Forum" provides an open platform for people to discuss disability issues such as emotional support, stress, depression and pessimism.

Deaf Singles Meet

Deaf Singles Meet is a free online dating website for single deaf men and women. Members can get to know each other through a deaf video chat service. Upon registering, the website asks the person more than 100 questions on various topics, such as habits, leisure activities, politics and personal interests. The member can answer as many questions as he likes and add a photograph if he wishes. Deaf Singles Meet is an opportunity for deaf people to find someone with similar disability, values and interests.

Wheelchair Dating Club

Wheelchair Dating Club is a free dating website aimed at those confined to wheelchairs due to their disability. Members can find their potential partners through a simple search by mentioning the specifics they are seeking in a partner, including habits, general interests and personal preferences. This kind of search lets a person find someone who is compatible with his personality traits, and vice versa. The Wheelchair Dating Club also lets members create and join communities and groups based on their interests, such as online book clubs and games.

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