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This Amazing Dad Is Inspiring Our Autism Community Through His Advocacy

This guest Q&A is with Anthony Ardolino, the proud father of Anthony Luca, a handsome 9-year-old on the autism spectrum. Despite being nonverbal, Anthony continues to communicate by using his iPad as a speaking device. Anthony said that one of [...]

By |April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why You Should Wear Blue on April 2 for World Autism Awareness Day

For more than a decade now April 2nd has had a very special meaning to me. The United Nations in 2007 proclaim April 2nd as World Autism Awareness Day but it also became a day to start a national conversation [...]

By |March 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

100 People with Autism to Know for Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month! Over the years there have been countless stories of amazing autism advocates who also happen to be on the autism spectrum. Here are some of my favorites below. Many of them have become dear friends [...]

By |March 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|15 Comments

7 Buildings That Will Go Blue on World Autism Awareness Day

Light It Up Blue, the global autism awareness initiative started by Autism Speaks celebrates its 7-year anniversary this year since it began in 2009 on World Autism Awareness Day to shine a light on our autism community. With that here [...]

By |March 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 7 Buildings That Will Go Blue on World Autism Awareness Day

To Everyone Who Will Light It Up Blue on World Autism Awareness Day

To everyone who will Light It Up Blue, Wherever you are on April 2nd, you can make a huge difference for our community… How? By turning the world BLUE! Wear BLUE! Light your homes BLUE! Light your buildings where you work BLUE! [...]

By |March 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on To Everyone Who Will Light It Up Blue on World Autism Awareness Day

Adult with Autism Hopes to Share His Story with the Media for Autism Awareness Month

To all our media outlets, In a few days it will be April. April is Autism Awareness Month, and April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day. My name is Kerry Magro and I’d like to join with you to help [...]

By |March 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adult with Autism Hopes to Share His Story with the Media for Autism Awareness Month

Becky G Opens Up About Having a Brother on the Autism Spectrum

Becky G who is probably most well known for her career as a pop-singer, rapper and actress also happens to have a 19-year-old brother on the autism spectrum. Becky shared via her Instagram last year for World Autism Awareness Day [...]

By |March 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Becky G Opens Up About Having a Brother on the Autism Spectrum

Wyndham Worldwide’s Autism Awareness Event Shares That ‘Different is Beautiful’

For Autism Awareness Month I was given the wonderful opportunity by my my dear friend Paul Cash, Vice President of General Counsel at Wyndham Exchange and Rentals to share my story of living with autism with Wyndham Worldwide's employees. During our [...]

By |May 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wyndham Worldwide’s Autism Awareness Event Shares That ‘Different is Beautiful’

Adult with Autism Presented Award for Helping Light It Up Blue!

Before the end of Autism Awareness Month, St. John's University held their Annual Light It Up Blue Reception where they highlighted all of the events they did throughout the month of April as part of their 5th Annual Light It [...]

By |May 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adult with Autism Presented Award for Helping Light It Up Blue!

Autism: What Happens to My Child When I’m Gone?

Kean University's Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) are doing amazing work to help shine a light on autism! At their Annual Breakfast for Families (BFF) event I was able to speak on my personal experiences transitioning to adulthood with autism. [...]

By |April 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Autism: What Happens to My Child When I’m Gone?