Kerry Magro

Author Writes Debut Book About a Chef with Autism

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 ... More...

Sibling Talks Autism, Employment and New Bakery Called 'Puzzles'

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&quo... More...

Three Finalists Named for Thirty Under 30 Campaign

(July 14, 2014) - The "30 Under 30: Young Professionals on the Spectrum” campaign has announced its three finalists! The campaign, which went on thr... More...

Doctoral Candidate Talks Unique Traits of Individuals with Autism

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 em... More...

Actress Talks Playing Character with Autism on Award-Winning TV Show

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 ... More...

Miss USA Contestant Talks Pageant, Passion for Autism Awareness

Audrey Banach, Miss Kansas USA 2014, is an Autism Speaks volunteer who will be competing... More...

Karla Begley: Answer to Hateful Letter is to Spread Autism Acceptance

Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro had a chance to speak with Karla Begley, the Canadian mother who received a hate-filled letter from a neighbor who was angered by the behavior of her son Max who has autism. The shocking letter has since gone ... More...

Autistic Adult Lance Rice Follows His Dream

On July 8, 2013, Lance's Brewery Tour stopped at Brooklyn Brewery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Kerry Magro of Autism Speaks sat down with Lance and Aaron to discuss the project, Lance's inspiring triumphs and personal growth throughout the t... More...

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