Acting

Octavia Spencer Asks Hollywood To Increase Casting Of People With Disabilities

Such an important topic! If you’ve followed my journey from nonverbal autism to professional speaker on my social media channels you’ve probably heard me talk about the fact that less than 1% of disabled actors actually receive the opportunity to play disabled characters on television. Representation is important and I’m so happy Oscar winner Octavia …

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Theatre Has Helped Me On My Journey On The Autism Spectrum; Now I’m Going To College

This guest post is by Jacob Westby, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into and will be attending Iowa Western Community College. Jacob is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference started by me, Kerry Magro. I was nonverbal till 2.5 and diagnosed …

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