Temple Grandin

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 founder and full-time employee at Autism Speaks. Magro was completely non-verbal until the age of …

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This Inspiring Animated Video on Temple Grandin Discusses Her Life on the Autism Spectrum

Dr. Temple Grandin, one of the leading autism advocates in the world was recently featured PBS web show ‘Blank on Blank,’ about her life on the autism spectrum. In the video below she discusses how her autistic brain is very similar to a search engine. In the video description on YouTube Dr. Grandin says, “Everything …

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Temple Grandin’s New Book on Autism to be Released This March

Need something new to read in time for Autism Awareness Month? Dr. Temple Grandin teamed up with psychologist and autism specialist Dr. Debra Moore to write “The Loving Push: How Parents and Professionals Can Help Spectrum Kids Become Successful Adults.” The book in addition to being a self-help guide to help prepare those with autism …

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Award-Winning Speaker Nominated for ‘Temple Grandin Award’

Kerry Magro, an award-winning speaker and best-selling author who’s on the autism spectrum has been nominated for Future Horizons Temple Grandin Award. Dr. Temple Grandin is one of the leading autism advocates in the world along with a best-selling author. In 2010 her life was turned into a biopic via HBO Films in ‘Temple Grandin.” …

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Temple Grandin’s Reminder to Parents: “You Have to Stretch These Kids”

I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to keynote on the same stage with Dr. Temple Grandin in the past about my life growing up on the autism spectrum from a nonverbal child to professional speaker today. Some time ago I watched a wonderful video featuring Dr. Grandin that I wanted to spotlight. Grandin who has autism …

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Inspired by Temple Grandin; This Pageant Superstar Hopes to Spread Autism Awareness!

Kennedy is an autism advocate with a lot of heart. Today she is Miss Nebraska Nationwide 2015 and does a great deal to help others in the community. We talked to Kennedy recently about her platform and all of her amazing work she’s been doing… Kerry: Hi Kennedy! When did you first realize competing in …

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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 animated short films at San-Diego Comic-Con each year for the past 4 years, that include …

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