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

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Supporting Small Businesses That Hire People With Disabilities Essay Contest (Grant Opportunity)

Grant Amount: $500 (2 recipients) Essay Deadline: October 31, 2020 at Midnight EST Small businesses are facing unprecedented challenges due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. With that in mind, my

Accepting Your Child With Autism’s Strengths And Limitations

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

When Someone Says, ‘You’re Still Single?! But You’re Such A Catch!’

Someone once told me, “You’re still single?! But you’re such a catch!” While some I can understand may have good intentions when they say this being single is not a

Southwest Airlines Removes 3-Year-Old Autistic Boy From Flight Who Wouldn’t Wear A Face Mask

Alyssa Sadler, an autism mom from Texas was kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight after her three-year-old autistic son would not wear a face mask. This goes against the airline’s

How This Autistic Actor’s Role on ‘Locke and Key’ Helps Dispel Autism Stereotypes

Has anyone watched Locke & Key? I'm excited to say they were renewed for a second season. After being featured on shows such as ABC’s The Good Doctor and Speechless,

My Review Of Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’ New Autistic Character

Season 2 was just released on Netflix. The Umbrella Academy which premiered on Netflix in 2019 is an American superhero television series. Harlan Cooper, is played by Justin Paul Kelly

Majority of states fail education obligations to special needs students

The U.S. Department of Education says less than half the states were in compliance with federal special education law. We have to do better. This is a disservice to our

To The Colorado Teacher Who Called Special Needs Children The R-Word

A Colorado Kindergarten teacher is facing dismissal after allegedly saying "I’m so tired of hearing about special needs children…They were re****** before COVID and they’ll still be re****** after…Do you

Family asked to leave Disney Store after autistic child couldn’t keep mask on

I just learned that a 6-year-old girl name Ruby who is on the autism spectrum was asked to leave (along with her family) a Disney Store in London, Ontario for

Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Features New Autistic Character

Season 2 was just released on Netflix. Harlan Cooper is played by Justin Paul Kelly is a recurring character on Season 2 of the show. He is described as a

New Netflix Film Features Autistic Teen Who Is A Rubik’s Cube World Champion

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“The Kids That Are Going Further In Life Aren’t The Special Ed Kids”

"The kids that are going further in life aren't the special ed kids." A parent is receiving backlash after starting a heated Facebook debate that her non-disabled child should receive