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I Have Autism And Like Temple Grandin Says, “Autism Is A Part Of Who I Am”

This guest post is by Jared Hites, a senior at Hermantown High School who is on the autism spectrum and also has ADHD. Jared will be attending Itasca Community College in the Fall of 2017 and plans to pursue an [...]

By |April 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|11 Comments

My Life With Autism And A Persistence To Succeed

This guest post is by Kameron Conner, a senior at Lake Ridge High School who is on the autism spectrum. Kameron will be attending Tarrant County College in the Fall of 2017 where his main focus of study will be [...]

By |April 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Life With Autism And A Persistence To Succeed

I’m A Man Who Has Autism Who Got Accepted Into College And Has A 3.5 GPA

This guest post is by Vinh Xuan Michael Tran, a young adult on the autism spectrum. Vinh current attends Southeastern Community College where he’s getting an Associate of Arts. Vinh is applying for our Spring 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via [...]

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I Have Autism, Got Accepted Into College And Am Now Pursuing a Degree in Journalism

This guest post is by Abigail Chang, a 21-year-old adult on the autism spectrum. Abigail is currently a college student at Cal State Long Beach and is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism with a double minor of Information System [...]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism, Got Accepted Into College And Am Now Pursuing a Degree in Journalism

I Have Autism And I Wouldn’t Change That For The World

This guest post is by Demecos Hill, a young teen on the autism spectrum who is applying for our Spring 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more about the organization [...]

By |January 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And I Wouldn’t Change That For The World

Teachers Doubted Me Because Of My Autism; Now I’m Graduating High School

This guest post is by Trey Alvelo, a young teen on the autism spectrum who is applying for our Spring 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more about the organization [...]

By |January 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Kerry Magro Talks Living with Autism on NJTV

I had the wonderful opportunity to share my story on NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams. During the interview I was able to share my story of growing up with autism and what we're doing today to help families. A [...]

By |April 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kerry Magro Talks Living with Autism on NJTV

Six Students with Autism Receive Scholarships for College in 2016

Kerry Magro, an adult with autism and Founder/President of KFM Making a Difference (a New Jersey based non-profit corporation), announced his organization’s award of college scholarships to six young adults with autism; Talia Anderson, Chris Fegley, Leora Robbins, Spencer Agabiti, [...]

By |January 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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

Graduation Rates Increase for High School Students with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education has released new numbers that show that the graduation rate for those with disabilities has risen for the third year in a row. As reported from Disability Scoop the new number indicates that 63.1 percent [...]

By |December 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Graduation Rates Increase for High School Students with Disabilities