Dating agencies for people with learning disabilities
It is all up to you, you have to set your mind to it.” How do you know that you algorithm is better than anyone else’s? “I found my wife over the Internet so we have personal experience with online dating agencies and maybe that was the starting point that led us to this business – the fact that we discovered something was missing on these dating sites.
We have studied many of them here and abroad and analyzed all the areas that were taken into consideration, and the results of the criteria used.
I realize it may sound strange to say that love can be statistically estimated but the way to love is having things in common with your partner –it could be small things in daily life, how you want to spend your holidays etc. We do not focus so much on how old you are and what you look like –we focus on what you want, in your daily life, on your holiday preferences and so on.
We collect this information and then we compare the scoring between partners which tells us how well-matched they would be.” I would have thought that this is the basic criteria used by any dating agency?
We are trying to break down this preconception that if someone is disabled they are on the margin of society, disabilities have various levels and sometimes you do not even recognize there is a disability unless you know more.” So you have set up this dating agency for disabled people, but anyone can use it? “It is based in the Czech Republic but with the Internet it is simple to spread it all over the world and we would like to see it spread.” How does it work? “In our regular dating agency we use a special mathematical algorithm.
You will not find it anywhere else since it was developed by me and it is a unique statistical approach how to find the love of your life.
Originally known as “Stars in the Sky Yorkshire”, the service was developed further by Hft with the help of local funding and now has over 150 members, operates in six different local authority areas, and is set to continue growing Activities take place in local communities and are supported by up to 50 volunteers who are vital to the success of the initiative.
And we recognize that if you want to find love you may have to change your life a little, you may have to change yourself a little.
But this we can only offer in our personalized dating agency, it does not work with the agency for disabled clients, because of the difficulties with regard to travel, accessibility and so on.
Still, on our website we provide some coaching and some psychological tips, because a lot of people make mistakes when they find the right partner. One sentence –just one sentence -can completely destroy your date.
A UNIQUE online friendship and dating agency has been created for adults with a learning disability across the north of England.
The Luv2meetu site began as a one year pilot in 2007 in Leeds and Wakefield, funded jointly by national learning disability charities Hft and Dimensions UK.
He asked if we also catered to disabled people and we said yes we do, but then we found that there were various problems and issues that disabled people face and we thought it would be a great idea if they had a dating agency specially tailored to meet those needs and find love.” So this person came to you to find a partner but was not successful because of his disability?