Entries by Sharon Didrichsen

2gether and Recruit Programmes go online! #stayconnected

The 2gether Autistic Community has gone online with coffee meet-ups, cookery meet-ups and 1-1 support being delivered over Zoom. What we didn’t expect was how many would join! Last night we had 50% more people attending our 2gether evening workshop via Zoom- it was great craic! Today we have the 2gether women’s meet-up over lunch, […]

Connect4 Expression of Interest Form

Connect4 Expression of Interest Form Connect4 is a new 3-year programme which is designed by 100 autistic young people across 10 secondary and grammar schools in N Ireland, and which is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund. 100 autistic young people have told us they would like to connect more with others, including connecting […]

Connect4 Free Virtual Meet-Ups and Webinars

Our Connect4 team of 5 autism specialists are busy preparing (free) webinars and virtual meet-ups which support autistic pupils, school staff (which includes classroom assistants, teachers), and parents over the coming months. Some of our Connect4 team are pictured above after a fun session! (From left to right: Emily Matchett, Elaine Stephens and Maggie Lockhart). […]

IBM Security Belfast Intern Placements 2020/21

  IBM welcomes undergraduates with a disability and in particular those who are on the autistic spectrum, to apply for Belfast intern placements 2020/21. IBM’s Autism at Work programme includes opportunities for autistic people in locations which include the US and Australia. Applicants have access to the Specialisterne team to support and guide through the […]

Just Right, a well-being programme for autistic students

Specialisterne NI is delighted to be supported by the Public Health Agency through the CLEAR Project to deliver Just Right, a well-being programme designed to support autistic students at college or university to learn more about skills and autistic strategies to manage college life and get ready for work. Just Right is made up of 3 […]

We are recruiting a new team! Senior Autism Consultant and Autism Consultants- Connect4, a ground-breaking new in-school and inter-school autistic community programme designed by 100 autistic pupils.

  Specialisterne Northern Ireland is an Autism at Work consultancy, which opened in Belfast in April 2014. As part of the Specialisterne International Network, which spans 15 countries for 15 years, and which pioneered the Autism at Work movement, we aim to support autistic people to get ready for, secure, and sustain, rewarding careers. We are […]


  The recruitment bell has been ringing at Specialisterne NI with Recruit+/++ participants securing jobs in Commmunications Consultancy, Support Consultants, University Placement years (IT), Classroom Assistants, Data Analysts, Software Engineers, Cyber security, Administration, and self-employment. Are you autistic and job seeking? Contact Sharond@specialisterne.com https://www.specialisterneni.com/recruit/ #BETTERJOBS