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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10 Autism Myths Debunked

There are many myths surrounding autism and what it means to be autistic. These misconceptions perpetuate stereotypes, place autistic people in boxes, and are harmful to the autistic community. Here are 10 of them, debunked! Autistics Lack Empathy Out of all of the...

Practicing self-care

Having dyslexia means you sometimes won’t keep up with those around you. This can be very challenging both emotionally and physically.  Emotionally, it’s disappointing to watch those around you excel in what appears as an almost effortless way. Often wondering...

Pure O OCD

Pure O, or purely obsessional OCD, is a type of OCD that’s characterized by unwanted, intrusive, distressing thoughts (obsessions) without external compulsions (such as handwashing or checking). The name, however, is somewhat misleading, as it implies that someone...

Resilience…

There are days that I do forget that I can overcome many obstacles. Sometimes I become so hard on myself that I don’t take time to acknowledge how my brain is working and how my abilities are helping me be more resilient. Most days, I search for new ways to keep up...