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Specialisterne Foundation

Specialisterne Foundation is a non-for-profit organization that works to enable one million jobs for people with autism and similar challenges. The foundation owns Specialisterne Denmark and the Specialisterne concept and trademark.


By Ludmila N. Praslova, Aviva Legatt, and Caroline Stokes

“Seek out employment pipelines for neurodivergent individuals that are specific to your networks and talents. For example, Auticon hires autistic tech professionals and matches them with client projects and Specialisterne matches neurodivergent applicants with a range of jobs. Students at the University of Connecticut can benefit from its nationwide employment pipeline that includes neurodiversity employment opportunities with such organizations as KPMG, Travelers, and Wells Fargo. If no formal pipeline programs suit you, remember that you can create your own pathway by networking with other neurodivergent individuals that share your interests. LinkedIn is a great place to start with groups for autistic professionals, neurodivergent creatives, and neurodivergent (non)networking.”

Read the full article in Toast here: https://mytoastlife.com/how-one-organization-is-increasing-neurodiversity-in-the-workplace/