SPECIALISTERNE NETWORK

International Specialisterne Community

Specialisterne USA

Specialisterne USA Inc., a charitable not-for-profit 503(c) American organization, focused on building a bridge between neurodivergent job seekers and employers. We support employers to tap into the talents of a neurodiverse workforce and build inclusive organizations through education, training, and advisory.

Specialisterne Foundation

Specialisterne Foundation is a non-for-profit organization that works to enable one million jobs for people with autism and similar challenges.

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Sensory Trauma

Sensory sensitivities are evolutionary advantages, but these advantages also lead to challenges, as society can feel chaotic for those with complex sensory needs. Crowded, loud, bright, or otherwise chaotic spaces can, for example, cause a neurodivergent person to...

Self-Identification

After eight years pretending to not be autistic, I decided to self-identify. Internalized ableism was one reason I hid (from) my autism. Another reason I refused to accept my autism was that I had neither the time nor money to afford a diagnosis. This is still the...