top of page

speed dating +
friending!

we do this event quarterly + have found a really lovely venue that keeps inviting us back! The Olde Oak in old town east. we keep it small, only 15 people (or less). check back here  at the first of the year, we will have dates posted for the first half of the year. 

welcome! so glad you are considering joining us for speed dating + friending. 

here is what we know-

MAKING FRIENDS AS AN ADULT IS SO HARD.

MAKING FRIENDS WHEN YOU ARE NEURODIVERGENT? EVEN HARDER.

FINDING A ROMANTIC PARTNER IS SO HARD. 

FINDING A ROMANTIC PARTNER WHEN YOU ARE NEURODIVERGENT? EVEN HARDER.

instead of not doing hard things, we just do them together so they feel less hard. 

link to registration: https://forms.gle/zKgHX8xpCimo2nJ4A

image.png

what.

speed dating + friending!

this is a structured event

that runs for two hours,

usually 4-6pm. we stick

around at 6 and hang

out if anyone wants to!

where.

image_edited.png

The Olde Oak

62 parsons ave

columbus ohio

43215

why.

because everyone deserves

to feel love, regardless

of their social abilities.

if things are hard, we

don't just not do them...

we do them together!

image.png

what does
Autism-friendly
mean?

there will
be fewer people
in bar, as this
event is private.

the lights
will be lower.

the music will
be quieter.

to help with
anxiety, we will 
have people helping
everyone know where
to go and when.

Autism-friendly does not mean autism only! if this sounds like your pace, join us!

who.

this is an autism-friendly event, not an autism only event. autism-friendly just means there will be fewer people in the bar, the lights will be a bit lower and the music a bit quieter than usual. to help with anxiety, there will be volunteers helping make sure everyone knows where to go and when. if this sounds like your pace, join us! must be 18+ to participate and 21+ to drink alcohol. we welcome all people, from all places, who identify as all things (other than hate groups, ya'll can find your own speed dating!). we require that you are someone who can socialize independently. we ask that caregivers and staff do not stay, as most people agree that having your mom on a date with you is...not typical. If you would like to help with this event or any others, email us and let us know! must register in advance and a 10-minute video screen with our director. must register in advance.

questions?

we love questions! and we know that people have given you funny looks when you ask questions sometimes, but guess what? our brains are just like yours, so we get that you might have some questions.  

bottom of page