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From Hope, to Action, to impact 2013-07-25

Watch first-hand accounts of Specialisterne and the work we do to help people with autism secure meaningful employment.


The Guardian 2013-05-01

Specialisterne featured in the Guardian “An inspiring enterprise which employs and empowers people with autism has already expanded to eight countries.”


Specialisterne Feature in the Denver Business Post 2013-04-04

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.


Forbes India 2012-10-23

  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 communication skills, are […]


Specialisterne in Denmark receives Growth Capital 2012-10-18

Specialisterne Denmark have received an injection of growth capital from the newly established The Social Capital Fund (“Den Sociale Kapitalfond”), Denmark’s first social venture fund, which is focusing on investing capital, and competencies, in promising social entrepreneurs, to scale their social impact, and economic performance. The Chairman of The Social Capital Fund, Ms. Gurli Martinussen, […]


The Economist 2012-06-02

Why business needs people with Asperger’s Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder and dyslexia   In 1956 William Whyte argued in his bestseller, “The Organisation Man”, that companies were so in love with “well-rounded” executives that they fought a “fight against genius”. Today many suffer from the opposite prejudice. Software firms gobble up anti-social geeks. Hedge funds […]


The Irish Times 2012-04-12

Harnessing the special skills of the ‘outliers’ When his son was diagnosed with autism, Thorkil Sonne was given a new insight into the unique talents of those with the disorder – so he set up a consultancy firm with the aim to create one million jobs for “specialist people”, writes JOANNE HUNT. MOST JOBS call […]


TV2 Lorry feature on Specialisterne 2011-12-19

Watch the show with Thorkil Sonne and Morten Carlsson. Thorkil Sonne tells his story about how, and why, he started Specialisterne, and why our consultants are doing a great job, solving tasks, for the corporate sector. Learn more about how we, succesfully, are establishing new Specialisterne operations around the world, to help people with autism get a […]


HRH Princess Marie visits Specialisterne 2011-11-29

In her role as protector, of the national Autistic Society i Denmark, HRH Princess Marie visited Specialisterne, in Ballerup, Monday the 14th of November 2011. The princess got a tour, around the office, at specialisterne, and first stop was the business department. The head of business, Rune Öblom, talked about how the working environment, and the […]


The New York Times online blog 2011-06-30

Putting the Gifts of the Autistic to Work When his son was diagnosed with autism, Thorkil Sonne was given a new insight into the unique talents of those with the disorder – so he set up a consultancy firm with the aim to create one million jobs for “specialist people”, writes JOANNE HUNT. MOST JOBS […]


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Next course: Maggio 2019

The next editions of the assessment and training program for people with ASD will begin in Milano and in Maggio 2019.

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