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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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Microsoft taps into the potential of autistic workers

Unique Microsoft hiring program opens more doors to people with autism

Microsoft is another software giant that has seen the potential of autistic workers. Their hiring program works as a practical interview process, where the applicants get a chance to demonstrate their skills.

Microsoft’s pilot program have already had two succesful hiring rounds and they are continuously hiring people through the Microsoft Autism Hiring Program.

Read the article and Meet Kyle, who was recently hired by Microsoft, as a result of their adaptation of the Specialisterne model.

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