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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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Blogs & Insights

Vague Instructions Set Your Autistic Employees Up For Failure

“Just get it done when you can.” “It would be great if you could do this.” “The project is backed up.” The above statements are examples of things supervisors may say to their employees every day without thinking much about it. Unfortunately, these statements are...

What Is ‘Masking’, and Why Do Your Autistic Employees Do It?

‘Masking’, also called ‘camouflaging’ is a common practice for autistic people in any setting where we feel we may be singled out, mistreated, bullied, or abused. And, since we live in a neurotypical world not designed for us, feeling at least a bit unsafe is a part...

CHRO Insights Series Report: Neurodiversity

One Mind At Work December 2022 report features key learnings and best practices from leading employer and subject-matter experts on the topic of neurodiversity in the workplace. Alongside research on leading publications on the topic, experts were surveyed to create...

The Importance of Firm Deadlines for Autistic and ADHD Employees

Some corporate industries are highly structured, and all employees know exactly what’s expected of them at all times. Communication is clear and concise, deadlines are firm, and there’s not a lot of wiggle room for out-of-the-box thinking. While neurotypical employees...

Your Autistic Employees May Have Fluctuating Energy and Ability

Regardless of neurotype, every person has their good days and bad. Looming work deadlines, personal relationship struggles, financial concerns, and physical health issues can all take their toll on a person’s ability and energy in the workplace. However, when it comes...