Thorkil Sonne appointed as Chairman of the new government council for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Specialisterne locations around the world
Specialisterne can currently be found in the following locations around the world:
Follow the links for country specific information and contact info.
Specialisterne also have collaborations in following countries (but no local office)
India, Czech Republic, Argentina, & China
By 2020 IBM, in partnership with Specialisterne and other providers, plans to create 300 new IBM jobs for individuals with ASD globally.
2018 Autism Advantage Luncheon
The 2018 Autism Advantage Luncheon event is organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information, in collaboration with Specialisterne Foundation. It is co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Denmark, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan and Poland, and organized with the support of Cognoa, Google, JPMChase, Microsoft, Standard Chartered Bank and Tatiana Copeland.
Thank you to the United Nations and our sponsors. The event was a resounding success. If you couldn’t be there, you can Watch the video of the 2018 Autism Advantage Luncheon here. Or you can follow the link (requires login to flickr) to watch the slide show of the event. Read more about the event program UN Autism Advantage Luncheon 2018.
The Specialisterne Foundation works to enable one million jobs for people with autism 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 labour market.
Thorkil Sonne spoke at the World Autism Awareness Day 2016, hosted by the UN, 1 April, in response to the Secretary-General’s Call to Action issued at WAAD 2015.
In November 2015, Specialisterne Foundation was approved as NGO Associated with the United Nations Department of Public Information. We are proud of the strengthened ties with the UN and strongly supports the Secretary-General’s Call to Action.
The foundation owns the Specialisterne concept and trademark. Specialisterne, which translates from Danish as “The Specialists”, is an innovative social enterprise providing assessment, training, education and IT consultancy services, where most of the employees are people with autism.