Kerry Magro, an award-winning speaker and best-selling author who’s on the autism spectrum has been nominated for Future Horizons Temple Grandin Award. Dr. Temple Grandin is one of the leading autism advocates in the world along with a best-selling author. In 2010 her life was turned into a biopic via HBO Films in ‘Temple Grandin.” On August 27, 2015, Magro contributed to a book called College for Students with Disabilities: We Do Belong that Dr. Grandin wrote the foreword for.
Future Horizons, the World Leader in Autism & Sensory Resources & Conferences wrote a description of the award on their website which says…
“Future Horizons awards money annually through the Temple Grandin Award to persons diagnosed with autism or Asperger’s Syndrome who have made individual achievements of any kind.
The grand prize of the Temple Grandin Award is given to two individuals (one with autism; one with Asperger’s) who have made a major accomplishment in the past year, although any accomplishment is worthy of nomination and every nominee is a winner.”
You can learn more about Future Horizons and the Temple Grandin Award here.