Glasgow based Specialisterne Scotland, which is a new social enterprise, is expected to provide 50 jobs to the people with autism.
Software testing services will be provided by Specialisterne Scotland to the leading blue chip organizations.
The Scottish Government has awarded £700,000 in grants and loans for the project, accounting total financial support in the business to more than £1.1million.
Specialisterne Scotland has taken the idea from the Danish project that helped autistic people to find jobs, as they remain unemployed because of their condition.
Community Enterprise in Scotland, which has developed Specialisterne by combining with the Autism Research Centre and the National Autistic Society Scotland will take up 12 trainees to be based in Glasgow in the next six months.
By 2015, the enterprise has planned to increase the staff to 61, including 50 people with autism. The Founder of Specialisterne and the Specialist People Foundation, Thorkil Sonne, started working on the project in 2004 after his three year old son, Lars, was diagnosed with autism.
"Actually, it is not him who is the problem; it is society that is the problem. He is a clever child who would be a wonderful employee: loyal, trustworthy, professional, open-minded, no hidden agendas”, said Mr. Sonne.
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