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.


Face Blindness

I don’t recognize people I know, especially when they change their style. If a person who doesn’t wear glasses one day decides to wear a pair, I won’t recognize them. Same with hats and hairstyles, though I often fail to recognize people no matter what. Halloween...

Just Another Voice in the Crowd

There are a lot of us about recently, you might have noticed us. People who have suddenly discovered their neurodivergent identities. People who didn’t used to be autistic, who are now very autistic. People who didn’t used to have attention difficulties...

Communication Styles

In a world that values social performance, people who communicate honestly and directly are commonly seen as rude. I’m speaking from experience as an Autistic person. One way to include Autists is to normalize honest, direct communication. Society has normalized...

Remote Work

I’ve seen many LinkedIn polls that asked what type of work environment people prefer. In most of these polls, the majority of people selected remote work as their preference. The pandemic has taught many people that they can work from home as well as they can work in...

Dear Doctor

Dear Doctor, Remember me? We used to see each other quite regularly or speak on the phone, but I haven’t troubled you for such a long time now. The last that you saw of me was when you referred me for a diagnosis of autism. Perhaps you wondered whether it was worth...