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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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Disclosure

As discrimination is common for anyone who lives on the margins, disclosing neurodivergence is risky. That the...

Spoon Theory

  Spoon Theory is quite commonly used in the disability, chronic illness, and autistic communities. Spoon Theory...

Autistic Interests

The autistic mind is a monotropic mind. We’re pulled strongly towards our interests. Compared to our neurotypical...

Dyscalculia

Many are familiar with dyslexia; those of this neurotype struggle with words. A lesser known neurotype is dyscalculia,...

Divergent Minds

When I disclose my autism, I do so out of a sense of pride, and I don’t tend to think of myself as disclosing so much...

Autistic Inertia

  Autistic inertia is something that is widely talked about within the autistic community but hardly spoken about...

Stimming

  Stimming, also called self-stimulation or more clinically stereotypy, is a repetitive movement or sound that...

Functioning Labels

  Functioning is nowhere near linear. Functioning is fluid, and functioning labels harm autistic people and...