Team Specialisterne from our Highschool has won the European Space Agency (ESA) IRISS Space Robotics Competition! They won in the oldest of three age groups, ahead of other finalists from Portugal and Estonia. The challenge was to build and programme a robot able to move material around the International Space Station. We are very proud to have Søren, […]
Minister Payne, together with HP Australia and Specialisterne Foundation (former Specialist People Foundation), have expanded their acclaimed Dandelion program to Brisbane, giving young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder access to a career in the IT sector. Read more
Copenhagen 18 November 2013 – Specialisterne Foundation (former Specialist People Foundation), owner of Specialisterne, announced today that it is launching a new initiative, the goal of which is to create 1000 jobs in Denmark for people with autism and similar challenges. The initiative entitled ”1000 Jobs in Denmark” will be funded over the next 30 months […]
Report proves Specialisterne’s social-economic value to Denmark. Read more here.
People with autism – a benefit for businesses
Watch first-hand accounts of Specialisterne and the work we do to help people with autism secure meaningful employment.
Turning Disability into a Differentiator by Leveraging the Talents of People with Autism with Anka Wittenberg: Webcast
Specialisterne featured in the Guardian “An inspiring enterprise which employs and empowers people with autism has already expanded to eight countries.”
There’s no company in Denver quite like Specialisterne, but its backers and executives hope that isn’t true much longer. The Danish IT outsourcing company employs people diagnosed with autism, making use of their particular skills to troubleshoot software, double-check the accuracy of data and handle other complex tasks for client companies. Read more here.
How Autistics Triumphed at SAP Labs When VR Ferose, Managing Director of SAP Labs India, employed three autistic people, he was in for a special surprise. VR Ferose Age: 38 Designation: Managing Director, SAP Labs India The Problem: People with disabilities, such as autism, are usually dependent on others throughout their lives. They lack […]