SPECIALISTERNE NETWORK

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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.

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Autistic Burnout

  Autistic burnout can easily occur in a workplace environment if a person is not in an inclusive environment and if they don’t have the proper support in place, both professionally, and in terms of self-care.    Autistic burnout is essentially when autistic...

Meeting Sensory Needs

  Many sensory needs can be met with what’s known as a sensory diet. Sensory diets are about improving self-regulation and making sure sensory needs are met through a careful selection of sensory-based activities. Sensory diets are commonly used for both those of...

Employing and Empowering Neurodivergents: Job Ads

  Job ads commonly serve as the initial impression of an employer, giving job seekers a sense of the employer’s inclusion efforts, allowing applicants to determine whether or not they’re qualified and perhaps how they might fit in the company. Job ads are also a...

Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria

  Everyone experiences failure and rejection in life, however people with RSD are more sensitive to these experiences.    Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria is emotional sensitivity triggered by the perception that a person has been rejected or criticized. It...

Sensory Overload

  As mentioned in my last post on Sensory Processing, with the autistic brain the things that get filtered through our sensory gates are an  amalgam of relevant and irrelevant and autistic brains often process an array of inputs all at once. These sensory...