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Here are the latest insights from our blog on Autism employment and the business world. Stories come from Specialisterne staff as well as our friends in the field:


Meet Daniel Share-Strom August 12, 2014

Hi, everyone,             My name’s Daniel Share-Strom, and since I was an early teenager, I’ve been an autism advocate, working to educate families, teachers, and medical professionals on what our challenges mean and how we can be better helped and understood. You may have even seen one of my public speaking events throughout Southern Ontario, […]


The Globe And Mail November 6, 2013

Canada joins ambitious global campaign to promote hiring of people with autism. Canada is the latest country to join an ambitious global campaign to educate companies and governments about the benefits of hiring people with autism in the work force, with a goal of seeing one million autistic people employed –  10,000 in Canada.  


The Toronto Star November 6, 2013

Danish firm that helps those with autism find tech jobs is setting up in Canada Canada is the latest country to join an ambitious global campaign to educate companies and governments about the benefits of hiring people with autism in the work force, with a goal of seeing one million autistic people employed by 2020, […]


Canadian HR Reporter November 6, 2013

Organization Aims To Create 10,000 Jobs For People With Autism


Specialisterne Launches In Canada November 4, 2013

Specialisterne launches in Canada with an aim to enable 10,000 jobs for people with autism Canadian operation is latest in worldwide expansion of successful and award-winning international social enterprise TORONTO, November 5th, 2013 – Specialisterne, an internationally recognized leader in harnessing the talents of people on the autism spectrum, launched today in Canada, with headquarters […]


From Hope, to Action, to impact July 25, 2013

Watch first-hand accounts of Specialisterne and the work we do to help people with autism secure meaningful employment.


TEDx Hamburg May 29, 2013

Watch the TEDx webcast with Thorkil Sonne here.


CBC May 22, 2013

German software firm SAP plans to hire hundreds with autism



The Autism Advantage – New York Times Magazine November 29, 2012

Read the article “The Autism Advantage” where Thorkil Sonne is betting that, given the right environment, an autistic adult could not just hold down a job but also be the best for it.


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