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Learning About Autism Starts with Getting to Know People with Autism

We have a saying in the autism community... “It’s easy to read about autism, but it’s a whole different story to live it.” We are at a crossroads in our community today because there are countless people on the autism [...]

By |August 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Learning About Autism Starts with Getting to Know People with Autism

CBS News Highlights Kerry Magro in ’18 Inspiring Stories of People on the Autism Spectrum’

Honored to share the news that I was recently featured in CBS News list of 18 Inspiring Stories of People on the Autism Spectrum. CBS News writes, “Kerry Magro, 28, is an award-winning disability advocate, best-selling author, movie consultant, non-profit [...]

By |May 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CBS News Highlights Kerry Magro in ’18 Inspiring Stories of People on the Autism Spectrum’

World Autism Awareness Day: 10 Quotes From People With Autism

Our kids with autism are going to one day be adults with autism. As a mentor to younger kids on the spectrum, one question I get a lot is about positive role models who are also on the spectrum within [...]

By |October 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on World Autism Awareness Day: 10 Quotes From People With Autism

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 [...]

By |August 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I have autism and got accepted into every college I applied to

To The Classmate Who Told Me I Couldn’t Have Autism Because I Could Talk

Dear Classmate, I know you may have not believed me the day I told you I was on the autism spectrum. You said it was the first time you ever met someone who had the disorder. We were both in [...]

By |August 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on To The Classmate Who Told Me I Couldn’t Have Autism Because I Could Talk

These 21 Books Will Help You Learn More About Autism

As a motivational speaker for the past five years now I've had the opportunity to read some amazing works by authors within our community. In one of my recent presentations called "Read All About It: Autism in the Media" I [...]

By |July 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|13 Comments

10 Inspirational People with Autism

Growing up with autism wasn't always easy. When I was young I often looked for a role model to look up too from the autism community. That was when the numbers of autism were about 1 in every 1000 individuals [...]

By |June 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment