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Kerry Magro

September 09, 2014

Autism Speaks staffer Kerry Magro interviewed Tiffany Johnson to discuss her work as a doctoral candidate at Pennsylvania State University’s College of Business. As a member of the Management & Organization department, she has been using survey and interview data to better understand the workplace experiences of adults with autism spectrum disorders.

Kerry Magro: Hey Tiffany! Can you tell our audience a little bit about your background in the field of autism?

July 15, 2014

Autism Speaks staffer Kerry Magro interviewed Jennifer Feuerbach, a freelance writer turned author of the book "Chef Philip has Autism." Jennifer is also a mother of three, two of whom are on the autism spectrum. 

Thanks for talking with us today Jennifer! So, tell us a bit about your book "Chef Philip has Autism."

July 14, 2014

Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro interviewed Sara Mae Hickey, the Owner of Puzzles Bakery & Café, a new business in upstate New York that is committed to hiring adults with special needs. Puzzles seeks to "solve the puzzle" of autism and adulthood by providing opportunities for personal growth, as well as a source of income, social interaction, and a sense of purpose for individuals of all abilities.

July 11, 2014

Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro interviewed Amanda Leeder to discuss her work as a doctoral candidate in Fordham University’s Applied Developmental Psychology program. Amanda received her M.A. in general psychology from NYU. She has employed behavioral, developmental and literacy-based approaches to help people of all ages who have more challenging forms of autism.

Kerry Magro: Thanks for talking with us today Amanda! Can you tell our audience a little bit about your background and how you got involved in studying autism?

July 09, 2014

Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro interviewed actress Diane Kruger (National Treasure, Inglorious Basterds) who plays a character with Asperger Syndrome on the hit FX series “The Bridge.” You can tune into the season 2 premiere of "The Bridge" tonight at 10 PM ET/9 PM CT on FX!

Kerry Magro: Thanks for sitting down with us Diane. Can you tell us a little about your character in Sonya Cross and how you first got involved with the FX Series "The Bridge."