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Making it Through the First Semester as an Autistic Adult

Buy Kerry's nonprofit a cup of coffee here This guest post is by Ashley Fieber, a young woman on the autism spectrum who was accepted into and is attending Furman University. Ashley is applying for the Spring 2021 Making a Difference [...]

By |January 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Receiving My Autism Diagnosis And Being Accepted Into College For Conservation Biology

This guest post is by Taylor Funai, a young woman on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into Grove City College. Taylor is applying for the Spring 2021 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference started [...]

By |December 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Receiving My Autism Diagnosis And Being Accepted Into College For Conservation Biology

I Used To Be Ashamed Of My Autism Diagnosis; Now I Use It To Drive Me

This guest post is by Alexander Michael Neimon, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into the University of Wisconsin-Madison to study Computer Science! Joshua is applying for the Spring 2021 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the [...]

By |December 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Used To Be Ashamed Of My Autism Diagnosis; Now I Use It To Drive Me

The Challenges And Achievements Of An Autistic Kid Like Me

This guest post is by Kaleb Carter, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been accepted into and will be attending Nicholls University in their Bridge to Independence program. Kaleb is applying for the Spring 2020 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via [...]

By |February 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Challenges And Achievements Of An Autistic Kid Like Me

I Lost The Ability To Communicate; Now I’m About To Graduate From College

This guest post is by Joshua Mack a young man on the autism spectrum. Joshua is applying for our Fall 2017 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making a Difference. You can read more about the organization and how to [...]

By |December 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

How I Can Relate to LeBron James as Someone on the Autism Spectrum

There are countless reasons why we look up to athletes. The reason I’ve always looked up to athletes is because they go out there and pursue their dreams. Then there are other athletes who go above and beyond to give [...]

By |July 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How I Can Relate to LeBron James as Someone on the Autism Spectrum

Kerry Magro Featured on Chasing News for World Autism Awareness Day

Thanks to Tamara Laine from Chasing News, a television program that airs on WWOR-My9, WNYW-Fox5 and WTXF-Fox29, I was able to share a little bit about my story of growing up with autism. Of the highlights from the interview included a [...]

By |April 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kerry Magro Featured on Chasing News for World Autism Awareness Day

Spring 2016 Autism Scholarship Application Opens

This is the press release for our autism scholarship program for 2016. 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”, [...]

By |January 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spring 2016 Autism Scholarship Application Opens

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