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

When Someone Says Your Child With Autism Will ‘Sleep When They’re Tired’

If only it were that easy. When I was giving a masterclass presentation as part of my job as a professional speaker on autism & sleep challenges I brought up

New Autism Comedy Drama Will Feature 3 Autistic Actors

Have you seen the show “Parenthood” that features Max Kellerman, a young boy with autism? The producer of that show Jason Katim, is back to bring Amazon Studios a new

Consent Form To Post Your Scholarship Essay

Click on the link below where you can print, sign, scan and upload via the scholarship form so we can post your scholarship essay. Scholarship Essay Consent Form

Myka Stauffer Breaks Silence After ‘Rehoming’ Autistic Son

Myka Stauffer, a popular Youtube vlogger, just posted an apology about ‘letting down’ her fans a month after announcing the rehoming of her 3-year-old autistic son Huxley. You can read

New Autism Series To Premiere On Netflix July 22

Will you be tuning in? It was just announced on Variety that Love on the Spectrum, a show that originally aired on ABC Australia last November, will start streaming on

High School Student With Special Needs Left Out Of School’s Yearbook

“While everyone in the special education department was acknowledged, my sister wasn't.” This comes from a passionate Facebook post from Claudia DeFabio who’s sister Glenda who has special needs, was

Seven Arrested For Attack Against 17-Year-Old Autistic Girl

I have a favor to ask… Would you all consider joining this Facebook group ‘Kindness for Makenna’ and leaving her a positive message? Makenna is 17 and on the autism

Individuals With Developmental Disabilities More Likely To Die From COVID-19

Hey everyone. Hope everyone is staying safe! I just read that there were findings in the Disability and Health Journal that say that those with intellectual and development disabilities from

Cops Looking For Huxley; A Boy With Autism ‘Rehomed’ By Stauffer Family

This situation has just taken another turn. I just read on the NY Daily News that "The county sheriff’s office (Delaware County Sheriff’s Office) said it’s working with “several other

10 Things That Helped Me During Meltdowns As An Autistic Child

One of the more common questions I get asked as a professional speaker & autism self-advocate is about my communication challenges. After this question though the majority of the questions

Having Support Growing Up With Autism Led Me To My College Acceptance

This guest post is by Brad Greissman, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Adelphi University studying Political Science. Brad is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a

The Gifts Versus The Challenges Of Autism

This guest post is by John 'Charlie' Abb, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and is attending University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), Winston-Salem