A new dating app is aimed at the 70 million people who identify as being on the autistic spectrum. Launched on Tuesday, Hiki pronounced "hee-KEY" takes its name from the Hawaiian word for "able" and is the brainchild of year-old developer Jamil Karriem. Karriem's cousin lives with autism spectrum disorder ASD and told him he was lonely and afraid he wouldn't be able to find a romantic partner. Karriem, whose girlfriend had just left him, empathized. He didn't. Though Karriem is neurotypical, he knew that he needed people living with autism to bring Hiki to market:
The New Dating App Helping People on the Autistic Spectrum Find Love
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Cantu researched autistic communities online, but was disappointed by how many of them were made by non-autistics. Cantu told BuzzFeed News that she loves working with her mother: Cantu told BuzzFeed News that, contrary to the way the community is often portrayed, everyone on the autism spectrum has different tendencies and preferences. The test consists of questions about social comfort, attention tendencies, sensory sensitivity, sexual preferences, and many other attributes.
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