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 nonprofit organization that works to enable one million jobs for people with autism and similar challenges.

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Pay for Autistic Labor

Bizarrely, many strangers have messaged me on LinkedIn to ask me to work for free. Writing, speaking, consulting. These “opportunities” are always framed as beneficial for me, yet the “benefits” these strangers offer are intangible things I don’t need or already have...

History Repeating

Yesterday, a film crew set up around me; I was centre stage. When I’d finished my piece the cameraman, out of respect for what I had just said mimed a ‘mic drop’ and all concerned were impressed by my knowledge and ability to articulate it. Yay me! I am capable, I am...

Sensory Tools

If you’re neurodivergent, stim tools can help you manage overwhelm, maintain focus, and bring joy into your workday. Employers should allow them and should disallow other employees from stigmatizing them.  Sensory noodles were the first sensory devices I bought. They...

On Wednesday, I Was Disabled

Do you find that some days you just cannot get things done? No matter how much you rush around trying to tick things off your to-do list, the list doesn’t get any shorter? Are you prevaricating? Are you stressed? Is there something else going on? Finding out what is...