RÉSEAU DE SPÉCIALISTES

Communauté Internationale de Spécialistes

Fondation Specialisterne

La Fondation Specialisterne est une fondation à but non lucratif dont l’objectif est de générer des emplois significatifs pour un million de personnes autistes et de personnes ayant des profils similaires (TDAH, TOC, dyslexie, etc.) – collectivement appelées « personnes neurodivergentes » – grâce à l’entrepreneuriat social, à l’implication du secteur des entreprises et à un changement général de mentalité. La fondation possède Specialisterne Danemark et le concept et la marque Specialisterne.

All posts by Burnett Grant

Meters

Autism means I am easily overwhelmed. I often need to reset. Self-care is, therefore, a vital aspect of my daily life,...

Neurokinship

I often meet Autists who dislike themselves. The medicalization of Autism has caused many Autistic people to believe...

Double Empathy Problem

Non-autistic people find it difficult to understand Autistic people, just as Autistic people struggle to understand...

Intersectionality

Like many autists I appear younger than my age, in part because I don’t perform age. I don’t perform age, race or...

Sensory Trauma

Sensory sensitivities are evolutionary advantages, but these advantages also lead to challenges, as society can feel...

Self-Identification

After eight years pretending to not be autistic, I decided to self-identify. Internalized ableism was one reason I hid...

Therapy

Many people have asked me how I managed the stressors of graduate school as a neurodivergent. I credit therapy. I may...

Sensory Gating

Neurotypical nervous systems, wired for complex social lives, allow for effective sensory gating. This means most...

Aloneliness

The worldwide need to quarantine has invited a wide focus on loneliness and its effects on mental health. The pandemic...