Specialisterne Foundation

Specialisterne Foundation (former Specialist People Foundation) works to enable one million jobs worldwide for people with autism, and similar challenges, through social entrepreneurship, corporate sector engagement, and a global change in mindset.  The foundation owns Specialisterne Denmark and the Specialisterne trademark. Specialisterne, which translates from Danish as “The Specialists”, is a social innovation company, providing IT consultancy services, where most of the employees are people with autism.

The strategy of Specialisterne Foundation, to ensure inclusion in the workplace of people with autism and similar challenges, is threefold:

  1. Replicate Specialisterne as commercially sound showcases in countries and regions across the world, through which disabilities are turned into specialist abilities.
  2. Make it attractive for companies to learn about and adopt our unique management model and approach, which makes it possible to hire and manage skilled specialist people in the mainstream labor market.
  3. Establish research and knowledge sharing centers around the world to broaden the access to our knowledge and methodologies and to interact with interested parties globally.

The Specialisterne drives the planning process of starting up Specialisterne in numerous new locations. Enabled by grants from private foundations and the European Commission, Via Specialisterne Foundation Specialisterne has a presence in 14 countries and partnership in another 3 countries. Visit Specialisterne Foundation


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