SPECIALISTERNE NETWORK

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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.

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Events & Speaking Engagements

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TECH Elevator Employer Matchmaking Day
May 7th (All Day)
Only open toPre-selected Tech Elevator students who are approaching graduation
Speaking engagement:
Amber Skinner, Inclusion Consultant & Recruitment, Specialisterne USA


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TECH Elevator Employer Showcase
April 30th @3PM ET
Only open to Tech Elevator students & alumni
Speaking engagement:
Amber Skinner, Inclusion Consultant & Recruitment, Specialisterne USA


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CUNY Neurodiversity Conference 2024
Neurodiversity & Mental Health: Navigating Wellness
April 19th
8:30am ET
LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, Queens, NY
Register!

Speaking engagement: Jenn Feldman, Inclusion Consultant, Specialisterne USA
The Workplace Mitigator: The Positive Influence of Workplaces on Mental Health of Neurodivergent Employees


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Specialisterne USA Employer Webinar

April 17th, 12 pm-1 pm
Topic: Building a Neurodiverse Talent Pipeline
Facilitated by Amber Skinner, Inclusion Consultant & Recruitment, Specialisterne USA
We invite you to join us during Autism Acceptance Month to highlight how professionals in recruitment can continue to acknowledge and remove systemic barriers faced by the autistic and neurodivergent community and to Employ Different Thinking. This is a great session to share with Talent Acquisition team members, Early Talent/Campus Recruiters and HR professionals to learn some helpful strategies to build a neurodiverse talent pipeline.


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Autism Alliance of Canada
10th Annual Canadian Autism Leadership Summit (CALS2024)
April 17th – 19th
Fairmont Chateau Laurier in Ottawa
The overarching goals of CALS2024 are encapsulated in our themes: Inform. Implement. Innovate.


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Advancing Research on Women’s Mental Health
April 17th – 18th
Toronto, ON
Speaking engagement: Megan Pilatzke, Inclusion Specialist, Specialisterne Canada
Read about the event.


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HRPA  |  Human Resources Professional Association
Unpacking the Duty to Accommodate: Building Inclusive Spaces
April 11th
Virtual
Speaking engagement: Gillian Forth, Workplace Support Program, Specialisterne Canada
Read about the event.


Specialisterne 20 Years - Shaping the future of neurodiversity since 2004
Specialisterne 20th Anniversary Celebration
April 9th
National Museum of Denmark
Copenhagen, Denmark
Read about the event.


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2024 Cuny Neurodiversity Conference / Neurodiversity & Mental Health: Navigating Wellness
April 5th – 9am
Virtual Session


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Western Governors University – Career Quest
: Specialisterne US Information Session
April Career Quest – Employer Information Session
April 4th
Virtual Information Session: Amber Skinner, Inclusion Consultant & Recruitment, Specialisterne USA
Watch On-Demand


University of Texas at Dallas
University of Texas at Dallas
March 28th @1:00PM ET
Virtual Information Session: Amber Skinner, Inclusion Consultant & Recruitment, Specialisterne USA

An introduction to Specialisterne’s Talent programs, sharing opportunities, as well as information on our Talent Pool and related resources.


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Specialisterne USA Employer Webinar

March 19th, 12 pm-1 pm
Topic: Neurodiversity Celebration Week: The Power of Different Thinking, A Global Perspective
Facilitated by: Meggie Stewart & Jennifer Feldman – Specialisterne North America
A conversation about the value of education in creating neuroinclusive work environments. We will share exciting, new educational offerings you can implement in your own organization and have the privilege of hearing from Tara Buffi, Neurodiversity Champion at Deloitte US. Tara will share the impact neurodiversity-specific education has had on fostering inclusion and psychological safety in Deloitte’s workplace.



University of Maryland – Global Campus
March 15
Information Session Round-table
Virtual Event


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Specialisterne USA Employer Webinar

February 29th, 12 pm
Topic: Building a Foundation of Inclusion Through Education
Facilitated by: Megan Pilatzke & Jennifer Feldman – Specialisterne North America
Watch On-Demand
This webinar celebrates Specialisterne’s history, mission, and impact spanning 20 years. Celebrate with us as we highlight exciting partnerships and programs from around the world, ways to drive global change with social impact, and the difference these programs are making toward full inclusion in our workplaces.


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Flatiron School & Specialisterne
February 27
Navigating the Hiring Process as a Neurodivergent Job Seeker
Speaking engagement:
Amber Skinner, Inclusion Consultant & Recruitment, Specialisterne USA and Gillian Forth, Workplace Support Program Manager, Specialisterne Canada

Watch the recorded event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhRPZV-FQ2E



Purdue Global
February 20
Employer Spotlight – Information Session


Indiana Vocational Rehabilition – Disability Talent Showcase
February 15
Recurring monthly meeting for employers, jobseekers and stakeholders to come together for an hour to share employment opportunities and leads and for jobseekers to ask questions to employers.


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TECH Elevator Employer Matchmaking Event
January 30 – 11 – 11:30 AM ET
Only open to TechElevator Students.
Speaking engagement:
Amber Skinner, Inclusion Consultant & Recruitment, Specialisterne USA
Register


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CAI Virtual Event
January 23 – 11 – 11:30 AM ET/On-Demand
The key to unlocking the full potential of neurodiverse talent
Speaking engagement:
Jennifer Feldman, Inclusion Consultant, Specialisterne USA
View the recorded event


HiCounselor Virtual Job Fair
November 30
Virtual Event

FINEX 11th General Membership Meeting
“Enhancing Your Competitive Edge Through Greater Inclusion”
November 17
Keynote Speaker: Diana Mirakaj
Virtual Event

DeVry University – Employer Info Session
November 9
Speaking Engagement: Amber Skinner
Virtual Event

2U Career edXpo Virtual Career Event
November 8 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST
Virtual Event

Tech Elevator – Employer Showcase
November 3
Speaking Engagement: Amber Skinner
Virtual Event

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NDEAM Panelist Sessions

October 30
Canada: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST
USA: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
Virtual Event

Colorado Technical University – Employer Info Session
October 19
Virtual Event

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Specialisterne Webinar: Accommodations and Disclosure

October 16 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST
Guest Speaker: Gillian Forth
Virtual Event

Kean University – Employer Info Session
October 12
Speaking Engagement: Amber Skinner
Virtual Event

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Tufts University – Employer Info Session
Tufts J.E.T Program x Specialisterne – Employer Information Session

October 12 | 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM EST
Speaking Engagement: Amber Skinner
Specialisterne is proud to be joining Tufts University Career Center for their first J.E.T Program event during National Disability Employment Awareness Month!

Virtual Event

University of Guelph- Advanced I/O Psych Class
October 5 | 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM EST
Speaking Engagement: Dario Fusciardi & Laura Addison
Virtual Event

UMGC InternPLUS Fair – Info Session Roundtable
September 29
Speaking Engagement: Amber Skinner
Virtual Event

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Specialisterne Virtual Info Session
with Malorie Joy Feidner, Career Coach and Neurodiversity Consultant

September 18 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST
Virtual Event

App Academy – Employer Info Session
September 6
Speaking Engagement: Amber Skinner
Virtual Event

Full Spectrum Agency – Employer Info Session
August 29
Speaking Engagement: Amber Skinner
Virtual Event

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2023 Disability:IN Conference

July 10
Orlando, Florida
More Information

LearningFuze – Employer Info Session
June 21
Speaking Engagement: Amber Skinner
Virtual Event

Bootcamp Breakthrough Career Fair (Multiple Bootcamps)
June 14
Virtual Event

Full Sail University Career Fair
June 13
Virtual Event

HiCounselor Job Fair
June 1
Virtual Event

Western Governors University – Employer Info Session
May 23
Speaking Engagement: Amber Skinner
Virtual Event

SCAD Out to Launch
May 5
Virtual Event

Neurodiversity at Work: Rethinking How We Hire and Support Employees
April 28
Speaking Engagement: Gillian Forth
LinkedIn Live

SCAD Virtual Career Fair
February 24
Virtual Event

MoveUnited Panel
January 18
Speaking Engagement: Jenn Feldman
Virtual Event

Duke University Virtual Recruitment Academy: Neurodiversity Panel
January 12
Speaking Engagement: Amber Skinner
Virtual Event

New York University Virtual Diversity Forum for Talent Programs
January 12
Speaking Engagement: Amber Skinner
Virtual Event

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Cannexus23 by CERIC
January 23-25
Speaking Engagement: Megan Pilatzke
Ontario, CA and Virtual

Autism Canada 2022 AU-SOME Conference
October 22
Speaking Engagement – Megan Pilatzke
View the Webinar

Mind your Autistic Brain: Podcast
August 10
Speaking Engagement – Megan Pilatzke
Listen to the Podcast

DisabilityIN
June 16
Dallas, Texas
Event Information

National Assoc of Law Professionals Annual Conference
May 20
Washington, DC

SANS Neurodiversity Summit
May 12
Speaking Engagement – Jenn Feldman
Visual Summary of the Webinar

Championing Neurodiversity in the Workplace
April 11
Speaking Engagement
In the Business of Change Podcast

National Assoc of Law Professionals Neurodiversity Panel
February 16
Speaking Engagement – Jenn Feldman
Washington, DC

Booz Allen Hamilton Unstoppable Together 2022 Summit
February 15
Speaking Engagement – Jenn Feldman
Webinar

The Neurodivergent Workforce Opportunity
January 10
Speaking Engagement
Unstoppable Together Podcast

FINEX 11TH General Membership Meeting Enhancing Your Competitive Edge Through Greater Inclusion
The key to unlocking the full potential of neurodiverse talent<br />
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FINEX 11TH General Membership Meeting Enhancing Your Competitive Edge Through Greater Inclusion


Career edXpo: Future-Proof Careers

Event by 2U, the parent company of edX

Date: November 8, 2023
Time:
11:00 AM  to 3:00 PM EST
Location: Virtual

Career edXpo is an interactive event that includes guest speakers, networking, career workshops, recruiting webinars, resource booths, and more! The theme of this event is future-proof careers.

More information: https://www.airmeet.com/e/b400a390-40f5-11ee-b906-3d0660413a9b