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Why I’m Thankful For ‘The Good Doctor’ As A Person On The Autism Spectrum

I can only hope that the impact this show has had will continue the conversation of featuring autism in more TV and film projects. The Good Doctor for all intense and purposes has hit the entertainment industry by storm. Reaching [...]

By |November 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Autism Speaker

Kerry Magro used to be nonverbal and considered on the serve end of the autism spectrum. Today as an adult he has been public speaking for over seven years and counting. He first started speaking as a Keynote Speaker when [...]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘Ghosting’ And Its Effect On People On The Autism Spectrum

“Getting the hint” may be difficult for anyone to understand let alone someone on the autism spectrum. Ghosting is something I had to learn the hard way. Ghosting is when someone you’ve been dating (whether in a relationship or after [...]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Being Broken Up With Via Text Message As Someone On The Autism Spectrum

In a digital age it seems like more and more individuals in relationships are being broken up with via text message. There are countless websites that talk about when it’s ok to break up with someone via text message, often [...]

By |November 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Day I Learned How To Tie My Shoes As Someone On The Autism Spectrum

It may not be a big deal for some but it was a huge milestone for me. Often while giving talks about autism during the Q&A period someone asks me how autism still impacts me today. While I used to [...]

By |November 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Being Different Doesn’t Mean I’m Broken And Need Fixing

This guest post is by Jared Hites a young man on the autism spectrum. Jared attends Itasca Community College. Jared is applying for our Fall 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more about [...]

By |October 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|14 Comments

I Have Asperger’s, Am Attending College And Have A 3.5 GPA

This guest post is by Patrick-Michael Green, a young man on the autism spectrum. Patrick attends Southeastern Louisiana University. Patrick is applying for our Summer 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more about the organization [...]

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This Center Is Making A Difference For People With Developmental Disabilities

This guest Q&A is with Kiwa Nadas has been working for Northwest Center for almost 2 years and has been in her current role of Philanthropy Manager for over a year. With a background in nonprofit work around the country, [...]

By |August 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on This Center Is Making A Difference For People With Developmental Disabilities

When Someone Asked If Adults Could Be Diagnosed With Autism

I was recently giving a keynote during World Autism Month in April about what happens to children with autism when they become adults when during the Q&A someone asked me about whether or not someone could be diagnosed with autism [...]

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Kevin Hart’s Response When I Told Him I Was On The Autism Spectrum

A common problem I’m faced with, as a mentor to students with special needs is that a majority of them are a victim of bullying. To help with that I’ve often told them about celebrities who have overcome bullying in [...]

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