For example, while a "neuro-typical" person might think a bar is great place for a first date, it could be one of the worst spots for someone on the spectrum.
“Honestly, if you want to be romantic with me, send an email through Outlook and give me all the possible dates, locations, and times, so that I can prepare,” she said.
The GCB of today—a million organization with 600 staff serving 15,000 people annually—is the sum of many parts.
We officially became GCB in 2004, with the merger of two long-running mental health agencies, Cincinnati Restoration, Inc. In 2014, we merged with Clermont Recovery Center (a substance abuse treatment agency) and Life Point Solutions (a social service agency dating back to 1879).
The former Miss America system contestant and University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music-trained opera singer knew she had a different conception of romance than her previous boyfriends had and, for that matter, everyone else.“People tend to think of romance as spur of the moment and exciting,” she told me.
“I think of romance as things that make sense and are logical.” However, she didn't know why until this year when, at the age of 31, when she was diagnosed with autism.