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I Have Autism And One Day Hope To Be A Pharmacist

This guest post is by Zion McNeil, a young man on the autism spectrum who was accepted into Bowie State University where he will be attending in the Fall. Michael is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via [...]

By |May 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And One Day Hope To Be A Pharmacist

Telling Someone You Have Autism

Some of the biggest fears I’ve ever had in my life are the fear of the unexpected, fear of change, and the fear that I would be looked at differently. This all came into focus my first year of college [...]

By |January 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Telling Someone You Have Autism

2015 in Review: 7 Students with Autism Receive Scholarship Aid for College

Thanks to the generous donations of members in our community we were able to reward 7 scholarships to students with autism for college in 2015. This was part of our Spring 2015 Making a Difference for Autism Scholarship Program which is [...]

By |December 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2015 in Review: 7 Students with Autism Receive Scholarship Aid for College

I have autism and got accepted into every college I applied to

It can be a very tiring process to think that there’s hope for you when you hear from so many experts that you can’t do things in your life. My turning point for me, was my sophomore year of High [...]

By |August 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I have autism and got accepted into every college I applied to

Accomplished Writer Talks Personal Experiences as a Woman on the Autism Spectrum

One of the most up and coming autism self-advocates we have in our community today is no other than New Jersey native Amy Gravino! Amy today is a college coach, autism consultant, and the founder of A.S.C.O.T. Coaching. She is an [...]

By |August 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Accomplished Writer Talks Personal Experiences as a Woman on the Autism Spectrum

D.L. Hughley Talks to Oprah About Having a Son on the Autism Spectrum

I never knew that D.L Hughley, who I grew up watching from his hit comedy show "The Hughley's," had a son on the autism spectrum. In this emotional interview on "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" D.L talks about how his [...]

By |August 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on D.L. Hughley Talks to Oprah About Having a Son on the Autism Spectrum

New Book to Feature Stephen Shore, Pavan John Antony, Temple Grandin, Kerry Magro

A few years ago I started a conversation with international speaker Stephen M. Shore about a book idea he had involving sharing the personal stories of individuals with disabilities from their post-secondary experiences. While the conversation developed I was excited [...]

By |July 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

20 Adults with Autism Who Were Accepted Into College

In 2011, we founded the organization KFM Making a Difference with the hopes of helping individuals with special needs across the lifespan. With that one of our missions was to help give scholarships out to individuals with autism to pursue [...]

By |June 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 20 Adults with Autism Who Were Accepted Into College

Autism Scholarship Available

“KFM Making a Difference”, an organization focused on housing and disability advocacy was started by international motivational speaker Kerry Magro. You can check out our most recent scholarship application form here You can learn more about how Kerry is helping [...]

By |June 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|4 Comments

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