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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|0 Comments

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

The Start of a Scholarship Program to Benefit Inspiring People with Autism

On August 21st 2015, a new book I contributed to called College for Students with Disabilities: We Do Belong was released. The book focuses on helping give educators a look at disabilities through the perspective of those with disabilities. To [...]

By |September 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Start of a Scholarship Program to Benefit Inspiring People with Autism

Inspiring Adult with Autism Hopes to be the Temple Grandin of Her Generation

This guest Q&A post is with my dear friend Dani Bowman, a young adult with autism who founded her company, Powerlight-Studios at age 11. Now 20, she has worked professionally in the animation industry since 14, premiering 5 award wining [...]

By |August 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Inspiring Adult with Autism Hopes to be the Temple Grandin of Her Generation

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