Kerry Magro

Kerry Magro is an award winning national speaker and best-selling author. Kerry has become a rolemodel in the disabled community. Non-verbal at 2.5 and diagnosed with autism at 4, Kerry has overcame countless obstacles to get to where he is today.In May of 2019, Kerry received his doctorate in Educational Technology Leadership from New Jersey City University to become Dr. Kerry Magro. He currently is CEO and Founder of KFM Making a Difference, a non-profit corporation focused on disability advocacy and housing.

Today Kerry travels the country sharing his story and telling our society to define their lives and their dreams in the best way they can. Of his highlights include publishing 2 best-selling books (Defining Autism From The Heart and Autism and Falling in Love) and working on the 2012 Motion Picture Joyful Noise. Kerry currently resides in Hoboken, New Jersey. Send Kerry a speaker inquiry today here.


Kerry is a professional speaker who’s on the autism spectrum. He also hosts a Facebook page called “A Special Community” where he gives a platform to those impacted by a diagnosis to share their stories.

Kerry travels the country with his camera doing on-camera interviews to highlight people impacted by a diagnosis? Would you like to request to be interviewed? LEARN MORE HERE



My Review Of “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay” As An Adult With Autism

While shows such as The Good Doctor, Atypical and Parenthood all focus on boys on the autism spectrum, Everything’s Gonna Be Okay gives a platform to girls on the autism

Having Autism And Being Accepted Into College To Study Computer Science

This guest post is by Jackson Sallee, a young man on the autism spectrum who was diagnosed with autism at 6 and now has been accepted into University of Missouri in

I’m An Actress With Autism Who Hopes To Audition For A Television Show About Autism

This guest post is by Faith Butterfield, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and is attending Citrus College where she is majoring in Fine Arts.

I Was The Kid With Autism Who Was Made Fun Of In Class

When people tell me that bullying isn’t ‘that big of a deal’ I can’t help but remember those days… I can remember some of my first moments being bullied like

My Thoughts On ‘Loop’ And Pixar’s First-Ever Nonverbal Autistic Character

This new animated short I'm happy to say features Pixar's first-ever nonverbal autistic character. The short which was just released today (January 10, 2020) is overviewed by Pixar as 'two

Woman With Autism To Debut In New TV Comedy

Will you be tuning in? The cable network Freeform will debut “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay” on January 16th at 8:30 PM EST. Actress Kayla Cromer who has autism, will be

My Review Of Pixar’s Short Film ‘Float’ As An Adult With Autism

Have you tuned in yet? The short film now on Disney+ has an autism metaphor that will relate with many in our community. Disney+ has been in the news recently

Helping Others Understand Someone With Autism Like Me

This guest post is byMatteo Barila, a young man on the autism spectrum who was diagnosed with autism at 2 and now has been accepted into three colleges and is currently

Changing Facebook Page Name

After some thought I've decided to change the Facebook Page name of A Special Community to Kerry's Autism Journey Just wanted you all to know!

I Have Autism. I’m Not Stupid. I Am Smart And Go To College

This guest post is by Benjamin Carter , a young man on the autism spectrum who was diagnosed with autism at 18 months and now has been accepted into Shepherds College

I Want To See More Autism Resources For Our Families In The Next Decade

This is why we need to continue to advocate. For so long growing up with autism my parents wondered what resources would be possible for me to receive. Would they

The Day I’ll Have To Put My Son With Autism In A Group Home

I'm so happy that Sarah, a mom blogger who writes at allowed us to share her blog for our readers! You can read this original post on her blog here. I just