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"Over the years, different groups have helped us in many areas of life, such as employment, education and housing," said Ro'i, who took part in the speed-dating event.
When participants with extensive difficulties take part in speed dating, the plan is to give them a sheet with suggested questions to help them conduct conversation.
In the first event at least, organizers made an effort to group together people of a similar age and with a similar levels of disability.
"When we gave them the results there were disappointments, but we felt that even those who left unsatisfied aren't giving up and want to try again," said Steiff.
"Like all of us, they too want to find love and not lead lonely lives." Your comment was successfully submitted and will be published in accordance with site policy.