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

Boy With Autism Dies After Being Restrained; 3 School Employees Charged With Manslaughter

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This Breathtaking Children’s Book Features A Bear With Autism

This is my review of SJ Childs book DJ THE BEAR: A Book About a Bear with Autism. You can check out the book on Amazon here. Would you like

Children With Autism Invited To Meet Santa In A Sensory-Friendly Setting

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My review of Netflix’s ‘Atypical’ as an adult with autism

Season 3 of Atypical just debuted on Netflix on November 1, 2019.  It looks at Sam Gardener, a high-functioning 19-year-old with autism. In Season 1 and 2, it depicted his

National Speaker With Autism Involved In An Initiative To Eradicate Bullying

This guest Q&A is with Anthony Ianni, a public speaker and autism self-advocate. He's one of the first people with autism to ever play Division I Basketball. As a fellow

The Day I Got To Talk To Employees At Google About Growing Up With Autism

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Mom Encourages Blue Halloween Buckets To Raise Autism Awareness

What's your take on blue buckets for Halloween? A mom with a 3-year-old nonverbal son on the autism spectrum posted this photo on her Facebook page that now has over

I Have Autism And Just Got Accepted Into College For Biomedical Engineering

This guest post is by Caitlyn Beth Jung, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Virginia Tech for biomedical engineering. Caitlyn is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a

Mom Writes Children’s Book To Educate Students On Down Syndrome

This is my review of SJ Childs book Jack The Dog: A Book About Downs Syndrome. You can check out the book on Amazon here. Would you like me to write

I Have Autism And Hope To Become A ‘World Champion’ Of Public Speaking

This guest post is by Thomas Iland, a man with autism who just became an accredited speaker via Toastmasters Accredited Speaker Program. You can learn more about Thomas journey here. Interested

Doctors Suggested Because Of My Autism I May Have To Be Institutionalized; Today I’m Pursuing My Masters Degree

This guest post is by Nils Skudra, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into University of North Carolina at Greensboro for his Masters! Nils is applying for

I Have Autism And My Parents Advice Kept Me Pushing For Greatness

This guest post is by Walter Foster Michaelis, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted by Oglethorpe University for college! Walter is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a