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Woman With Autism Graduates College; Named Valedictorian

Tal Anderson is quite the talented young woman. A winner of the Making A Difference for Autism Scholarship Program ran by my nonprofit organization KFM Making A Difference Tal recently told me that she graduated with a B.S. in Film from Full Sail University as the Valedictorian of her class with a 3.91 GPA! After [...]

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How To Make Money Public Speaking

People often ask me, "Kerry, how do I get into the speaking world and make money doing it?" It's much simpler then it sounds! If you are an expert in your field you should definitely consider speaking as an avenue. Speaking is a billion dollar industry annually! When you arrange a call with me we [...]

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Nonverbal High Schooler Gives Graduation Speech With Assistive Technology

How awesome is this?! Ahmed Ali, a 21-year-old nonverbal student attending a transition program in the Minneapolis Public School system gave the ceremony speech using a text to speech program. You can listen to a clip of Ahmed’s speech below… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdsIVU8eFb0 “Just because you can’t speak, doesn’t mean you can’t communicate” is a quote I [...]

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What I’ve Learned Being An Autism Consultant in Film and Television

As someone on the autism spectrum who loves theater, I hope this is something I can continue do for many years to come. Being diagnosed with severe autism at 4, my first opportunity to ever be on stage was performing a song from The Lion King at a JCC camp in New Jersey. Dealing with [...]

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To The Parent Who’s In Denial About Getting Their Child An Autism Diagnosis

“Speaking as someone on the autism spectrum, I can tell you that everyday you wait is one less day of potential services that could help your child.” Dear Parent, I know the first time you hear the word ‘autism’ you may be full of different emotions. You may feel overwhelmed by these thoughts. You may [...]

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