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10 Ways You Can Help Your Child Who Has Autism

Often I get asked about what helped me the most growing up on the autism spectrum. Being nonverbal till 2.5 and dealing with obstacles with both sensory and motor challenges as well, I can truly say it was a long [...]

By |February 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Have Autism And One Day Want To Open A School For Children With Disabilities

This guest post is by Rachel Barcellona a young woman on the autism spectrum who is currently attending St. Petersburg College. Rachel is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more [...]

By |January 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘Please Stand By’ Is A Heartfelt Movie About A Woman With Autism

While we are seeing an increase in movies (Joyful Noise, Jane Wants A Boyfriend) and television shows (The Good Doctor, Atypical, A-Word) on autism some may say that Please Stand By may play it a bit safe at times in [...]

By |January 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘Please Stand By’ Is A Heartfelt Movie About A Woman With Autism

Starting College And Becoming Independent As A Person With Autism

This guest post is by Jared Hites a young man on the autism spectrum who is currently attending Itasca Community College. Jared is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read [...]

By |January 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|14 Comments

My Journey To College On The Autism Spectrum

This guest post is by Marques Brockington, a young adult with autism who will be attending Eastern University in the Fall. Marques is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can [...]

By |January 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|37 Comments

I Have Autism And Plan To Become A Teacher After College

This guest post is by Charles Clifford Samson, III a young man on the autism spectrum who will be attending Southeastern Louisiana University in the Fall. Charles is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making [...]

By |January 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|157 Comments

I Lost The Ability To Communicate; Now I’m About To Graduate From College

This guest post is by Joshua Mack a young man on the autism spectrum. Joshua is applying for our Fall 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more about the organization and how to [...]

By |December 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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

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|Comments Off on Autism Speaker

‘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|Comments Off on ‘Ghosting’ And Its Effect On People On The Autism Spectrum