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I Will Wear Blue On April 2 For World Autism Awareness Day

The color blue has always had a special meaning to me but Light It Up Blue on World Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd took it to another level as someone who is on the autism spectrum. For 4 years [...]

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Why You Should Wear Blue on April 2 for World Autism Awareness Day

For more than a decade now April 2nd has had a very special meaning to me. The United Nations in 2007 proclaim April 2nd as World Autism Awareness Day but it also became a day to start a national conversation [...]

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I Want to See More Autism Awareness & Acceptance in Schools to Help Put an End to Bullying

One of the quotes I often see out there in the autism community is... “I don’t think the worst thing that could happen to me is raising a child with autism, I think the worst thing is to raise a [...]

By |August 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Want to See More Autism Awareness & Acceptance in Schools to Help Put an End to Bullying

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 [...]

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7 Buildings That Will Go Blue on World Autism Awareness Day

Light It Up Blue, the global autism awareness initiative started by Autism Speaks celebrates its 7-year anniversary this year since it began in 2009 on World Autism Awareness Day to shine a light on our autism community. With that here [...]

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To Everyone Who Will Light It Up Blue on World Autism Awareness Day

To everyone who will Light It Up Blue, Wherever you are on April 2nd, you can make a huge difference for our community… How? By turning the world BLUE! Wear BLUE! Light your homes BLUE! Light your buildings where you work BLUE! [...]

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Adult with Autism Hopes to Share His Story with the Media for Autism Awareness Month

To all our media outlets, In a few days it will be April. April is Autism Awareness Month, and April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day. My name is Kerry Magro and I’d like to join with you to help [...]

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Becky G Opens Up About Having a Brother on the Autism Spectrum

Becky G who is probably most well known for her career as a pop-singer, rapper and actress also happens to have a 19-year-old brother on the autism spectrum. Becky shared via her Instagram last year for World Autism Awareness Day [...]

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St. John’s University Goes Blue for Autism Awareness!

This year St. John's University held their 5th Annual Light It Up Blue Extravaganza to shine a light on our community for Autism Awareness Month. During the month of April they are holding several Light It Up Blue events to spread [...]

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The Day I Shared My Story With American Express Of Growing Up With Autism

American Express is helping our community Light It Up Blue on World Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNSQgknsONw I was given the amazing opportunity to give a presentation to their special needs parent group on what autism is, [...]

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