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



Despite Abuse And Bullying Growing Up With Autism I’m Now Going To College!

This guest post is by Alexia Wilson, a young woman on the autism spectrum who was diagnosed with autism at 18-months-old and now has been accepted into University of Southern Indiana.

I’m An Adult On The Autism Spectrum And Want To Change The World

This guest post is by Andrew Arboe, a young man on the autism spectrum who was diagnosed with autism 8 and now has been accepted into Charter Oak State College for

Vicious Attack On Student With Autism And Epilepsy Caught On Camera

A video of a 17-year-old with autism and epilepsy from Middleburg Heights, Ohio being beaten is now making the rounds in the news. The victim, Nick Hoffman who was attacked

6-Year-Old Boy With Autism Slapped In Face By Teacher

A special education teacher with over 18 years of experience is now no longer at Magnolia Woods Elementary in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System after slapping a 6-year-old

When Someone With Autism Masks Their Behaviors And Experiences Burnout

So many people I know with autism mask their behaviors in the hopes of fitting in and because of that often do damage to themselves as a result. I was

Nonverbal Child With Autism Left Alone On School Bus For 6 Hours

“She was on the bus for almost the entire school day and no one noticed until the afternoon.” This was an incident that happened to a 7-year-old nonverbal girl with

I Wish People Would Stop Asking How I ‘Cured’ My Autism

"Just because I have high-functioning autism doesn't mean I still don't deal with challenges." Every once in a while, someone hears my story of being nonverbal till 2.5 and how,

Man With Autism Starts A Business After No One Else Would Hire Him

"After I turned 21 I applied to multiple places. None of them would hire me," ABC6 - Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather Michael Coyne, a young man

Boy With Autism Now Missing In Remote Wilderness For 10 Days Amid Freezing Cold Weather

Joseph 'Joey' Patterson who is 16 wandered away from his parents' Wyoming home on November 10, 2019 and has not been seen since. Authorities from the Natrona County Sheriff’s Office

Video Shows Teacher Being Belligerent Towards Nonverbal Student With Autism

“Cellphone video recorded a teacher inside the school getting upset and pushing his head back.” A special education teacher at Dania Elementary School in Florida did this to Max a

Pixar’s New Short Film Is About A Nonverbal Girl With Autism

Will you be tuning in? I used to be nonverbal. Today I travel the country each year educating on neurodiversity as a full-time professional speaker. I'd be honored if

These Boards Are Helping Nonverbal Students Communicate During Recess

What a great idea! I wish more schools had these. I used to be nonverbal. Today I travel the country each year educating on neurodiversity as a full-time professional speaker.