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I Have Autism And Was Accepted Into College For Pre-Med

This guest post is by Annika Schoenbaechler, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Western Kentucky University where she’ll be majoring in Pre-Med in the hopes of one day becoming a ER Physician. Annika is applying for [...]

By |March 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And Was Accepted Into College For Pre-Med

I Have Autism And Was Accepted Into College For Audio Engineering & Production

This guest post is by Aria Schottelkotte, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and will be attending the Middle Tennessee State University where she’ll be majoring in Audio Engineering & Production with a minor in Psychology. [...]

By |March 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And Was Accepted Into College For Audio Engineering & Production

I’m Autistic And Going To College To Study Mechanical Engineering

This guest post is by Stanley Omietanski, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Drexel, Widener, Temple and Penn State University where he'll be majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Stanley is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a [...]

By |February 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I’m Autistic And Going To College To Study Mechanical Engineering

Autism And A Unique Perspective On The World

This guest post is by Nicolaus Lasher, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and will be attending Front Range Community College majoring in Animation. Nicolaus is applying for the Spring 2019 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit [...]

By |May 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Autism And A Unique Perspective On The World

Experts Said Because Of My Autism My Parents Should Put Me In A Home; Now I’ve Graduated From College

This guest post is by Dalton Joseph Black, a young man on the autism spectrum. Dalton is applying for the Spring 2019 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more about the organization and how to [...]

By |May 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Experts Said Because Of My Autism My Parents Should Put Me In A Home; Now I’ve Graduated From College

I Was Nonverbal Till I Was 5; Now I’m Going To College

This guest post is by Lincoln Lineberry, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and will be attending Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Lincoln is applying for the Spring 2019 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit [...]

By |April 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Teen with Autism Graduates with 4.0 GPA; Announced as School’s Valedictorian

One of our favorite stories from the past few years comes from Montel Medley, a 17-year-old with autism who in 2014 graduated from Surrattsville High School with a 4.0 GPA. Because of his academic achievements he was announced that June [...]

By |August 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Teen with Autism Graduates with 4.0 GPA; Announced as School’s Valedictorian

Spring 2016 Autism Scholarship Application Opens

This is the press release for our autism scholarship program for 2016. 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 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spring 2016 Autism Scholarship Application Opens

Even though I have autism, I still went for a degree in communications

One question that constantly seemed to come up when for I went for a Strategic Communications and Leadership Degree for my Masters was why would I do that to myself? Why out of all options out there did I see [...]

By |June 4th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Even though I have autism, I still went for a degree in communications

10 Tips for Succeeding in College with Autism

Do you agree? What would you add to this list? Tell us in the comments! Life is unfair at times but you should never let yourself turn into the victim. Don’t pity yourself or let others pity for you. Be [...]

By |December 5th, 2010|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10 Tips for Succeeding in College with Autism