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Specialisterne Foundation

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.


Specialisterne Foundation is a not-for-profit foundation with the goal to generate meaningful employment for one million autistic/neurodivergent persons through social entrepreneurship, corporate sector engagement and a global change in mindset.

Inclusion in the Workplace: Challenges and Opportunities in a Post-Pandemic World

Virtual Event: Thursday, 8 April 2021, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. EST/16:00 – 17:00 p.m. CET

The 2021 World Autism Awareness Day observance will be organized by the UN Department of Global Communitations and UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, in collaboration with the Specialisterne Foundation. 


Innovative thinking and different perspectives offered by autistic/neurodivergent talent is needed more than ever for businesses and institutions to emerge successfully from crises such as COVID-19. Specialisterne can help you to adapt to rapidly changing conditions through enabling a resilient and diverse workforce.


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Generated over 10.000 jobs

Since 2004, we have proven ‘The Autism Advantage’ and catalysed a global movement which so far has resulted in the employment of 10.000 autistic persons in competitive jobs across a number of business sectors.

Trusted as a thought leader

Specialisterne Foundation is an NGO associated with United Nations Department of Global Communications and a member of United Nations Global Compact. We are trusted as a thought leader when it comes to changing the labour market and promoting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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