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The Specialist People Foundation works to enable one million jobs for people with autism and similar challenges through social entrepreneurship, corporate sector engagement and a global change in mindset. We work with stakeholders around the world to bring about our vision of a world where people are given equal opportunities in the labor market.

The foundation owns the Specialisterne concept and trademark. Specialisterne, which translates from Danish as “The Specialists”, is Specialisterne-Logoan innovative social enterprise providing assessment, training, education and IT consultancy services, where most of the employees are people with autism.

Specialisterne can currently be found in the following locations around the world:

DenmarkUSAIrelandSwitzerlandSpainThe United KingdomGermanyCanadaCanada ConsultingNorwayIcelandAustriaAustralia

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A New Approach to Hiring Autistic People

This Visionary May Completely Disrupt The Tech Industry As We Know It

Recently, Forbes published an article about Specialisterne’s and Specialist People Foundations’s founder, Thorkil Sonne.

The article describes how lack of skilled workers in STEM jobs (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) correspond with some of the skills possessed by autistic people. It further describes the new approach to hiring autistic people through Work Design, Recruitment & Selection and Training & Development and how it differs from the traditional approach.

Read the full article This Visionary May Completely Disrupt The Tech Industry As We Know It

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