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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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Blogs & Insights

Embracing Autistic Joy to Build Better Workplaces

Embracing Autistic Joy to Build Better Workplaces

All employees can feel workplace joy if organizations support joy crafting – aligning work with our strengths and sources of intrinsic satisfaction, such as creativity or meaning. This win-win approach is essential both for individual well-being and for cultivating a thriving, innovative, and fulfilled workforce.

Are Your Autistic Employees “Grumpy” or Just Concentrating?

Are Your Autistic Employees “Grumpy” or Just Concentrating?

Avoid assuming you know or understand any of your employee’s intentions, whether they are autistic or neurotypical. Instead, open up a dialogue and create a culture of psychological safety for everyone within your organization. The benefits far outweigh the risks.

A Guide to Neuroinclusive Holidays

A Guide to Neuroinclusive Holidays

Crafting inclusive holiday celebrations calls for an inclusive and participatory approach. When we plan with everyone in mind, we aren’t just celebrating the season – we’re celebrating our collective humanity in all its diversity.

5 Positive Attributes Autistic Employees Bring to the Workplace

5 Positive Attributes Autistic Employees Bring to the Workplace

Autistic people are assets in the workplace, but that can be difficult to see if your primary focus is on how they don’t “fit in” with your current culture. They weren’t meant to fit in, mask, go with the flow, or toe the line. They are meant to be innovative, avant-garde, and just different enough to help guide your business into the future.

5 Ways to Make Holiday Parties More Accessible for Your Autistic Employees

5 Ways to Make Holiday Parties More Accessible for Your Autistic Employees

With awareness and accessibility, holiday parties don’t have to be something your neurotypical employees look forward to but your autistic employees dread, they can be a place where people of all neurotypes meet in the middle and use compromise to find common ground and create a true sense of community.