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.

A SPECIAL COMMUNITY

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

TESTIMONIALS

NEWS FEED

As An Autistic Child I Was Thankful For My Parents Advocacy

If you love someone on the autism spectrum, know your work and advocacy can make a huge difference. My parents for example made a significant impact in my journey growing

Why Making Friends With Other Autism Parents Helped Me

This guest post by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother to two sons on the autism spectrum and an Autism Family Partner at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Kim is also

Being Diagnosed With Autism In Middle School Was A Turning Point For Me

This guest post is by Parker Robillard, a young man on the autism spectrum who has applied to 10 colleges and has been accepted into Sonoma State and University of

My Life On The Spectrum – A Blessing In Disguise

This guest post is by Connor McCormick, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Oklahoma State University and Abilene Christian University where he'll be majoring

Adults With Autism Find Employment Creating Gourmet Popcorn

This guest post is by Rachel Cheng from Popcorn for the People, a nonprofit providing meaningful employment for adults on the autism spectrum through the creation of gourmet popcorn. Rachel

Nonverbal Man With Autism Finds Meaningful Employment Making Fire Starters

This guest post is by Katherine and Daniel Toops, Owners of JT FireStarters. Katherine and Daniel are applying for our Supporting Small Businesses That Hire People With Disabilities Grant Opportunity ran

Autism Has Allowed Me To See Things That Many People Do Not Understand

This guest post is by Essy Froste, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Florida International University pursuing a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT).

Small Coffee Shop Has Employed 17 People With Disabilities

This guest post is by Katie Holyfield & Taylor Matkins, Owners of Lucky Ones Coffee. Katie and Taylor are applying for our Supporting Small Businesses That Hire People With Disabilities

Local Coffee Shop Has Employed Nearly 100 People With Disabilities

This guest post is by Bethany Hacker, Operations Coordinator at Dirt Coffee Bar.  Bethany is applying for our Supporting Small Businesses That Hire People With Disabilities Grant Opportunity ran by my nonprofit KFM

Parents Start Bath Product & Candle Business So Their Autistic Sons Would Have A Job

This guest post is by Pat Miller, co-founder and co-owner of Beloved Bath. Pat started this company to help her son Justin who is on the autism spectrum have a

Young Woman With Down Syndrome Finds Employment Starting A Doggy Treat Business

This guest post is by Allison, a young woman with Down Syndrome who started her own dog treat business. Allison is applying for our Supporting Small Businesses That Hire People

5 Things That Helped Me When I Was Bullied As An Autistic Child

When I speak in schools either as part of a school assembly or professional development, I often talk about how bullying is one of the biggest epidemics we currently have