SPECIALISTERNE NETWORK

International Specialisterne Community

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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Face Blindness

I don’t recognize people I know, especially when they change their style. If a person who doesn’t wear glasses one day decides to wear a pair, I won’t recognize them. Same with hats and hairstyles, though I often fail to recognize people no matter what. Halloween...

Dysgraphia vs. Dyslexia

There are a number of neurodivergencies, but two that people often confuse with one another are dysgraphia and dyslexia. Dysgraphia and dyslexia both impact learning in relation to language, but dysgraphia primarily affects writing, whereas dyslexia primarily affects...

Just Another Voice in the Crowd

There are a lot of us about recently, you might have noticed us. People who have suddenly discovered their neurodivergent identities. People who didn’t used to be autistic, who are now very autistic. People who didn’t used to have attention difficulties...

Communication Styles

In a world that values social performance, people who communicate honestly and directly are commonly seen as rude. I’m speaking from experience as an Autistic person. One way to include Autists is to normalize honest, direct communication. Society has normalized...

Remote Work

I’ve seen many LinkedIn polls that asked what type of work environment people prefer. In most of these polls, the majority of people selected remote work as their preference. The pandemic has taught many people that they can work from home as well as they can work in...