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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.


All posts by Joanna Grace

Autistic Masking and Veiling

Much has been written about ‘Masking’ the practice of hiding one's autistic identity in order to conform to...


There is a parent at my son’s school who has been wearing reindeer antlers for the whole of December. It’s not just...

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...

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...

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...

There’s a Brick on My Foot!

Suppose you had a brick on your foot.  And you told someone: “I am in pain. Can you help me get this brick off my...