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Having Autism Didn’t Stop Me From Becoming Our Basketball Team’s Varsity Captain

One of the first role models I had in my life was Magic Johnson. As early as three I can remember watching him play with the Lakers and being completely transfixed by his play-making ability. People like Magic fascinated me [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Having Autism Didn’t Stop Me From Becoming Our Basketball Team’s Varsity Captain

A Letter to LeBron James Who Was Kind to a Teen with Special Needs

Dear LeBron James, I’ve always believed that random acts of kindness can go a long way in this world. The act of kindness I am writing to you about is when you made the night of Aaron Miller, a Special [...]

By |December 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Letter to LeBron James Who Was Kind to a Teen with Special Needs

Autism and A Dream: Meeting NBA Great Dikembe Mutumbo

Hello all. My name is Kerry Magro and this is my first-ever post on the Autism Speaks Blog. I’m currently a junior at Seton Hall University, majoring in Sports Management and have been recently hired by Autism Speaks as a writer.  [...]

By |April 29th, 2010|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Autism and A Dream: Meeting NBA Great Dikembe Mutumbo