There has been a rise in media coverage and celebrity campaigns on the serious issue of anti-gay bullying, and the awareness is all worth applauding for. But what about the individuals who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning and have an ASD or other developmental disability?
In the LGBT community, there are tremendous resources, support networks, and established organizations which promote advocacy and awareness. The same goes to the autism community. But what about the amount of resources, support, and established organizations for autistic individuals in the LGBT community? What about an opportunity to collaborate?
Making the decision to move in together is a huge and exciting step in your relationship, but along with that comes the overwhelming transition and change. However, with careful discussion and step-by-step planning, you can set your "merging" experience off to a great start. Here are 10 steps you can take to make the move-in process as smooth as possible.