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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 [...]

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New Book on Succeeding in College with a Disability Now Available!

Hey everyone, A new book I contributed to called College for Students with Disabilities: We Do Belong is out TODAY, August 21, 2015 and I’d LOVE your help with the promotion! This book is very special to me because when I [...]

By |August 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Book on Succeeding in College with a Disability Now Available!

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 [...]

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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

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?

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

Apply For Our Autism Scholarship!

You can apply via the link here. Best of luck! Kerry Magro, a professional speaker and best-selling author who is also on the autism spectrum started the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference in 2011 to help students with autism receive scholarship aid to pursue a post-secondary [...]

By |January 13th, 2014|Thoughts|7 Comments

11 Tips Students with Autism Should Ask Their College

Below are 11 questions students on the autism spectrum can ask their college/university. 1. As a college student affected by autism, what is one of the main things I need to know? A big difference between college and high school [...]

By |October 31st, 2011|Uncategorized|1 Comment