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Talented Singer Advances To Next Round On ‘The Voice’; Says Music Helped Him Growing Up With Autism

Music again shows to be a positive outlet for members of our autism community! Will Bremen who is a 25-year-old singer from Santa Barbara California just auditioned for Season 17 of the voice! During his intro video he discussed being [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Talented Singer Advances To Next Round On ‘The Voice’; Says Music Helped Him Growing Up With Autism

Mother Upset After School’s Plan To Place Son With Autism’s Desk In Bathroom

Danielle Goodwyn, a mom of a 11-year-old boy on the autism spectrum who attends Whatcom Middle School in Bellingham, Washington told a Q13 reporter that "The teacher informed us that he (my son) would be studying in the bathroom." My [...]

By |September 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mother Upset After School’s Plan To Place Son With Autism’s Desk In Bathroom

Conquering Disney World As An Autism Family

This guest blog is from Lainie Gutterman who writes at Lainie Of Leisure. This blog originally appeared here. Interested in guest blogging for Kerry Magro & A Special Community? LEARN MORE HERE I was somewhat hesitant and a bit apprehensive leading [...]

By |September 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Conquering Disney World As An Autism Family

Man with Autism Graduates From Law School; Passes Bar Exam on First Try

Erik Weber is quite an accomplished young man. Erik who was diagnosed with autism at 3 graduated from Cal Western School of Law in 2015 and recently just passed the bar exam as well on the first try! Erik now [...]

By |August 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

8-Year-Old Consoles Crying Classmate With Autism On First Day Of School

What a great story! Christian Moore, a 8-year-old attending Minneha Core Knowledge Elementary went up to a classmate who was on the autism spectrum and crying and decided to try and console him by holding his hand and walking him [...]

By |August 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 8-Year-Old Consoles Crying Classmate With Autism On First Day Of School

Dear Teachers Who Have Students With Special Needs

To the teachers who have students with special needs, I hope you realize the impact you have. Growing up with autism, I had unique learning challenges. I didn’t say my first word till I was 3 and was officially diagnosed [...]

By |August 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dear Teachers Who Have Students With Special Needs

This Autism Dad Is Advocating For Reliable Autism Resources Across The Lifespan

This guest Q&A is with Billy Mann, a proud husband, father of four, autism family advocate and activist who happens to be a Grammy nominated record producer and songwriter who’s worked with a Who’s Who in music from Burt Bacharach [...]

By |August 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on This Autism Dad Is Advocating For Reliable Autism Resources Across The Lifespan

Kerry Magro Recipient Of 2019 Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Leader In Adult Autism Award

Press contact: Linda J. Walder, 551-206-3333 or Kerry Magro 201-360-7819 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THE DANIEL JORDAN FIDDLE FOUNDATION LEADER IN ADULT AUTISM AWARD WILL BE PRESENTED TO DR. KERRY MAGRO at AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICA’S ANNUAL CONFERENCE JULY 9-11 ASA [...]

By |June 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kerry Magro Recipient Of 2019 Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Leader In Adult Autism Award

Autism Advocate Temple Grandin Named To National Women’s Hall Of Fame

So well deserved. My friend Dr. Temple Grandin I just found out was named to the National Women’s Hall of Fame (I’m a little late to the party as she was actually named to the Hall of Fame in 2017!) [...]

By |May 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Autism Advocate Temple Grandin Named To National Women’s Hall Of Fame

My Biggest Challenge Growing Up With Autism Was Bullying

This guest post is by Jonathan Battle, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted and will be attending California State University, Monterey Bay. Jonathan is applying for the Spring 2019 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making [...]

By |May 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Biggest Challenge Growing Up With Autism Was Bullying