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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.


Why ‘Belonging’ Should Replace ‘Fitting In’ at Work

“We just don’t think you’re a good fit for this organization.” This sentence followed by being suddenly fired has been plaguing autistic people for decades, and it’s not only disheartening, it’s misleading–at least to the autistic brain. Autistic people are literal in...

Completing To-do Lists as an ADHDer Part 2

In Part 1 of Completing To-do Lists as an ADHDer, I discussed the difficulties many ADHDers face when we try to tackle to-do lists, and how to get started prioritizing tasks. The reality is though, we can make list after list, but if we can’t seem to stay on task, all...

Completing To-do Lists as an ADHDer Part 1

If you’re an ADHDer, you probably find that your to-do list regularly gets chaotic and even unmanageable, with the same items sitting on your list day after day, week after week, or even month after month. And once you get around to working on your list, how many...