How the autistic population could solve the tech industry’s biggest challenge

Kay Kerr by Jess Kearney

Interview with Kay Kerr: Exploring autism through the novel Please Don’t Hug Me

Kay Kerr, successful journalist, and author of Please Don't Hug Me, talks with Julie Robertson, CEO of Specialisterne, about her experience of receiving her autism diagnosis while writing her debut novel, and how it shaped the writing of the main character, Erin, who...

Employing the Autism Advantage: 3 Steps to Making it Happen

A business webinar hosted by Specialisterne Australia to inspire and educate business leaders to harness the autism advantage and to celebrate World Autism Awareness MonthDate: Wednesday 21st April 2021 Time: 8.00am to 9.30am (AEST) Location: Online hosted through...

Gordon moving forward at Services Australia

Recently Gordon Douglas came through the Aurora Neurodiversity Hiring Program and is now working as a Data Support Analyst for Services Australia in Canberra after having relocated from Queensland. He spoke to Specialisterne about the challenges he has faced over the...

I found a place where my autism was celebrated

I found a place my autism was celebrated | Information Age | ACS  

How the autistic population could solve the tech industry’s biggest challenge

How the autistic population could solve the tech industry’s biggest challenge | IT PRO  

Govt unveils $500k support package for autistic workers

Govt unveils $500k support package for autistic workers | Sky News Australia The government has allocated $500,000 to support greater employment for people with autism. Liberal Senator Hollie Hughes told Sky News $200,000 of the package would be directed toward...

Employment program a neurodiversity success story

Employment program a neurodiversity success story - 7.30 (abc.net.au) Last year 7.30 brought you the story of Sam Castleman, a young man from Ballarat with autism who had just landed his first full-time job at IBM. A lot has happened since then. Sam has married, moved...

Aurora Neurodiversity Program: A Spectrum of Opportunity

https://www.youtube.com/wsatch?v=YugEzwWQ6m This video is about Services Australia's Aurora Program & Specialisterne and how Cameron found his place there.

Darien Judge, previous Specialisterne candidate, speaks with ABC Radio Canberra about autism employment

Getting your first job out of school is an exciting milestone... but for many people on the Autism spectrum it can be daunting. 23-year-old Canberra man Darien Judge has been working for almost two years in IT at the Australian Bureau of Statistics after joining a...

Awards Finalists: Specialisterne and NSW Public Service Commission Tailored Talent Program

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4sFmcPMAyY&amp%3Bfeature=youtu.be Learn about Tailored Talent, a program that disrupted traditional recruitment practices and matched autistic people with roles within NSW Government.