Kerry Magro

You're Hired!

This blog post is by Kerry Magro, a recent new hire at Autism Speaks as Social Marketing Coordinator. Kerry, an adult with autism, writes about his experiences on the spectrum through hi... More...

Kerry's Korner #33: Autism Speaks Build-A-Bear

In this episode I feature our partnership with Build-A-Bear as we get ready to release our very first Autism Speaks Build-A-... More...

The Rewards of Knowing Someone with Autism

This blog post is by Kerry Magro, Social Marketing Coordinator for Autism Speaks. Kerry, an adult with autism, writes about his experiences on the spectrum through his personal blog called ... More...

Kerry's Korner - I'm Autistic: Please Don't Fear Me...

This post is by Kerry Magro. You can visit his Facebook at http://facebook.com/Kerrymagro88 and blo... More...

Kerry's Korner #26: Peyton Plays Charlie Brown Theme Song

In this episode, I feature Peyton, a 13 year old with autism who gives us a first look into one of his passions in playing the piano. Peyton will be playing the piano in an interactive dinner theater play called "Tony and Liz Tie The Knot&quo... More...

Kerry's Korner #24: Walking for Autism Speaks

In this episode, I feature Walk Now for Autism Speaks, an initiative to raise funds and awareness for autism. In this episode I discuss my experience with the walks and how being involved has helped build my voice in the autism community. This wil... More...

Kerry's Korner Episode #22: Carly Fleischmann Airline Issue

In this episode, I feature Autism Self-Advocate/Celebrity Carly Fleischmann who has been in the news recently for being told on a flight back to her hometown to not use her iPad during takeoff. Carly is nonverbal and relies on her iPad to communic... More...

Kerry's Korner #20: Respect and 50 Cent

In this episode I feature Rapper 50 Cent's autism comments he made via his twitter and what it means now for our community. We have a huge community of potential advocates out there who can make a difference if we remember that there is streng... More...

Kerry’s Korner #19: NFL Legend Joe Gibbs Speaks

In this episode I feature Superbowl Champion Coach turned Championship NASCAR Team Owner in Joe Gibbs from Joe Gibbs Racing. Joe spoke at our "Autism Speaks Day at The Races" program before The FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks race. Hi... More...

Kerry's Korner #17: Kerry Speaks About "Living with Autism"

 

In this episode I feature an opportunity I had to speak about "Living with Autism" at Dover International Speedway for NASCAR's FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks Event in Dover, Delaware. Autism Speaks on this day held... More...

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