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A Concerned Dad Asked Me, ‘What Will Happen to My Son With Autism When I’m Gone.’ This Is My Answer.

At an Autism Society autism conference I attended a few years back in Orlando, Florida, a father, probably in his sixties, approached me. He had a nonverbal son. We discussed his son’s need for an aide and several supports. Then [...]

By |January 1st, 2015|Thoughts|1 Comment

This is My Definition of Autism

My name is Kerry, and I have Pervasive Developmental Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified (PPD-NOS). This means I have autism. This does not mean I am autism. This means I see the world sometimes in a different light. This does [...]

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A Letter I Would Have Written for My Parents When I Was Nonverbal

Dear Mom and Dad, I know it’s breaking your heart to see me as I am now. Most of the kids we know are starting to talk while I’m just making sounds. I’m lashing out because I’m struggling. I can’t [...]

By |December 3rd, 2014|Thoughts|4 Comments

Why Scholarships are Critical for College Students with Autism

This blog post is from Kerry Magro, an adult with autism who is a national speaker, author, autism advocate & consultant. Kerry is also the founder of KFM Making A Difference and the creator of a scholarship program for adults [...]

By |August 6th, 2014|Thoughts|Comments Off on Why Scholarships are Critical for College Students with Autism

Fall 2014 Autism Scholarship Application Opens

This is the press release for our autism scholarship program for 2014. If you would like us to email you a copy of this to share with others please feel free to email us at KFMMakingADifference@gmail.com! “KFM Making a Difference”, an [...]

By |July 15th, 2014|Thoughts|4 Comments

Spring 2014 Autism Scholarship Application Opens

This is the press release for our autism scholarship program for 2014. If you would like us to email you a copy of this to share with others please feel free to email us at KFMMakingADifference@gmail.com! “KFM Making a Difference”, [...]

By |January 13th, 2014|Thoughts|7 Comments

Postsecondary Scholarship Application Opens for Adults with Autism

Sep 9th, 2013: CEO and Founder of KFM Making a Difference, Kerry Magro, holds this scholarship very dear to his heart. Kerry was diagnosed with autism at the age of 4. Now at 25, he is a masters graduate from [...]

By |September 9th, 2013|Thoughts|2 Comments

Kerry Magro Speaks With Senator Menendez on AGE-IN Act

Senator Menendez (NJ) gave me the opportunity to speak with him recently in terms of his announcement of the AGE-IN Act to help with transition services for adults with autism as they age out of school and supports. Here's the [...]

By |July 15th, 2013|Thoughts|Comments Off on Kerry Magro Speaks With Senator Menendez on AGE-IN Act

Making A Difference For Autism Scholarship Program!

This is the press release for our autism scholarship program for 2013. If you would like us to email you a copy of this to share with others please feel free to email us at KFMMakingADifference@gmail.com! “KFM Making a Difference”, [...]

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Scholarship Winner will be Announced on January 14th

KFM Making a Difference will announce the winner of their scholarship on January 14th 2013 to one young autistic adult to pursue College. We will be announcing the winner here along with myautismmyvoice.com and via Facebook.   

By |January 2nd, 2013|Thoughts|Comments Off on Scholarship Winner will be Announced on January 14th