30 Autistic Students Receive College Scholarships; 130 Recipients in 10 Years

(July 7, 2022) – Dr. Kerry Magro Ed.D., an autistic adult and Founder/President of KFM Making a Difference (a New Jersey-based nonprofit corporation), announced his organization’s award of college scholarships to thirty autistic adults, including:

Alyssa Aey (Wadsworth, OH), Portia Bowman (Newburgh, IN), Brooke Brockman (Elwood, NE) Madison Brooks (Richmond, TX), Thomas Coxwell (Thomasville, AL), Amythyst Morris (Kingsport, TN), Abigail Farnsworth (Walker, WV), Avery Hannon (Burlington, NJ), Lennon Hare (Brockport, NY), Maxwell Hutchinson, Mariah Kay Sample (Madison, WI), Grant Manier (Fond du Lac, WI), Nadia Montiel (CA), Veronica Nunez, Riley Justice (Erie, CO), Jerron Higgins (St. Louis, MO) Elizabeth Ogorek (Indianapolis, IN), Aidan Reynolds (Harwinton, CT), Jacob Thorton (Wake Forest, NC), Brandon Walters (Wilmington, OH), Zander Feist (Hanover Township, PA), Francine Wooley and scholarship recipients to be named later.

With this latest round of scholarship awards, Kerry Magro and KFM have now awarded one-hundred and thirty (130) scholarships to autistic students in the last 10 years.

Support our Nonprofit and our initiatives like our Autism Scholarship Program here.

This year KFM Making a Difference was able to give out thirty (30) scholarships for autistic students for college thanks in part to proceeds received from the nonprofit’s book Autistics on Autism: Stories You Need to Hear About What Helped Them While Growing Up and Pursuing Their Dreams which reached several Amazon best-seller lists. So with that, they could give thirty scholarships to some bright students on the autism spectrum. This was the most scholarships the nonprofit has ever announced in one year. Autistics on Autism was released on March 29, 2022, and featured the stories of 100 autistic adults, many of whom were previous KFM Making a Difference for Autism Scholarship Recipients.

“As an autistic child who dealt with many obstacles, I’m honored to be able to give back to our community in this way. When I started this scholarship program, I never imagined we’d get to the point of giving 130 scholarships to autistic students for college. Over 90 young autistic adults applied.” says Dr. Kerry Magro Ed.D., founder and CEO of KFM Making a Difference. “I always wish we could give even more scholarships each year, which is why our nonprofit needs to continue to receive donations to support these students.”

The thirty scholarship winners were accepted into the following colleges…

Miami University of Ohio. Cornell College, University of St. Thomas; Houston Community College in Houston, Lone Star College. The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Bowling Green State University, East Tennessee State University, Ashland University, Florida Southwestern, Florida Polytechnic, Temple University, and Rochester Institute of Technology, Alabama State University (ASU), West Chester University of Pennsylvania, University of Denver, Edgewood College, California State University Northridge, Moraine Technical Park College, California Lutheran University, Austin Community College, Eastern Kentucky University, Indiana University, Purdue University Indianapolis, The University of Findlay, Barrett the Honors College at Arizona State University, Tunxis Community College, Central Connecticut State University, Muskegon Community College. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Wilmington College, Luzerne County Community College, Illinois State University, and Marist College.

In Fall 2012, KFM Making a Difference launched its scholarship program. Thus far, KFM has given out one-hundred and thirty (130) scholarships to help autistic students attend college. Kerry Magro, the founder of KFM, is a professional speaker, best-selling author, and movie consultant. Kerry was nonspeaking till 2.5 and was diagnosed with autism at age four. Today, Kerry travels the country to share his story about autism and to support other autistic kids on their roads through life. Among the topics Kerry discusses are the power of communication, disabilities in the workplace, bullying prevention, the transition to adulthood for those with disabilities, how to succeed in school with a disability, and much more! Recently Kerry has spoken at over 1150 events over the past 11 years, including being one of the first people on the autism spectrum to ever give a ‘Talks at Google.’ He gives talks as part of student assemblies, educator staff development, and professional development, along with keynote and breakout sessions

Today, according to the Center for Disease Control, 1 in 44 children are diagnosed with autism, while more than 700,000 young autistic children will reach adulthood within the next decade. A few years ago, U.S. News & World Report highlighted KFM Making a Difference as one of the only nonprofits to give out scholarships to autistic adults pursuing a post-secondary program in the U.S.

Their next scholarship application will be available in 2023, which you can apply for now here. You can make a tax-deductible donation here to help them continue to give out this scholarshiphttps://kfmmakingadifference.org/donate/. If you are interested in learning more about Kerry’s background or sending him a media/speaker inquiry, you can contact him anytime here. You can purchase a copy of Autistics on Autism here.

Kerry Magro’s Nonprofit Awards 9 Grants to Small Businesses That Hire People with Disabilities; 15 Recipients in 2 Years

(December 15, 2021) – Kerry Magro, an adult with autism and Founder/President of KFM Making a Difference (a New Jersey based non-profit corporation), announced his organization’s grant to nine (9) small businesses that hire people with disabilities. These businesses include:

Special Scoops II Inc. (Hastings, NE), Ability Star Designs (Omaha, NE), Cameron’s Coffee and Chocolates (Fairfax, VA), Eco Evie Apparel (West Allis, WI), Aspire CoffeeWorks (Hillside, IL), Good Reasons Dog Treats (North Salem, NY), Special Kneads and Treats Inc. (Loganville, GA), Roots Colorado dba Dirt Coffee Bar (Littleton, CO) and Ahmani’s Cookie Company.

With their wins, 15 businesses have received grants in the past 2 years.

 “Due to COVID-19 we knew many of our businesses were continuing to struggle and that made us want to turn this into an annual grant.” says Kerry Magro, founder and CEO of KFM Making a Difference.

The grant was launched in September of 2020 on KFM Making A Difference’s website. All applicants were encouraged to discuss why it’s important to give people with a disability a chance to find meaningful employment. These small businesses combined have hired over 300 people with disabilities.

In Fall of 2012, KFM Making a Difference launched one if it’s first initiatives in its scholarship program. Thus far KFM has given out 100 (100) scholarships in total to help students with autism to go to college. Kerry Magro, founder of KFM, is a professional speaker, best-selling author and movie consultant. Kerry was nonspeaking till 2.5 and diagnosed with autism at age four. Today, Kerry travels the share his story about autism and to support other kids with autism on their roads through life.

Among the topics Kerry discusses is the power of communication, disabilities in the workplace, bullying prevention, the transition to adulthood for those with disabilities, how to succeed in school with a disability and much more! Recently Kerry just hit over 1000 in the past 10 years which included being one of the first people on the autism spectrum to ever give a ‘Talks at Google.’ Kerry talks regularly to businesses as part of lunch-and-learns and other types of special events about the ROI Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities in the Workplace. In addition, Kerry has recently collaborated to become an affiliate partner to promote the products of The Chocolate Spectrum, an artisan chocolate company in Jupiter, Florida that was started by an autism mom to help find employment for individuals like her autistic son.

Their next small business grant will be available in 2022 which you can apply for now here. To help them continue to give out this grant you can make a tax-deductible donation here. If you are interested in learning more about Kerry’s background or sending him a media/speaker inquiry you can contact him anytime here.

14 Students with Autism Receive College Scholarships; 100 Recipients in 9 Years

(July 5, 2021) – Support our Nonprofit and our initatives like our Autism Scholarship Program here. Kerry Magro, an adult with autism and Founder/President of KFM Making a Difference (a New Jersey based non-profit corporation), announced his organization’s award of college scholarships to fourteen young adults with autism:

Addison Emily Grace Barnes (Owasso, OK) Christopher Mcardle (Columbus, OH) Alexander Diamond (Waukesha, WI) Brielle Taylor Williams (Parker, CO) Brooke Sylvia Njoki Bachia (Maplewood, NJ), Emily Mandy (Fayetteville, NC), Isaac Barlow (Colorado Sprigns, CO), Jared Taylor Keith Merrill Willkians (Kihei, HI), Kevin F Troy Jr (Franklin Square, NY), Luke Thomas Brassard (Montpelier, VT) Marcus Lo (Los Angeles, CA), Noah John Georges (Oak Hill, VA) Roberto Carlos Pluma (San Diego, CA), and Shaun Bernal (Jefferson City, MO).

With this latest round of scholarship awards, Kerry Magro and KFM have now awarded one-hundred (100) scholarships to students with autism in the last 9 years.

This semester gave KFM Making A Difference the most scholarship applications they’ve ever received. With that they gave fourteen (14) scholarships to some bright students on the autism spectrum.

“As an autistic child who dealt with many obstacles, I’m honored to be able to give back to our community in this way. When I started this scholarship program, I could never have imagined we’d get to the point of giving 100 scholarships for autistic students for college. Over 90 young autistic adults applied.” says Kerry Magro, founder, and CEO of KFM Making a Difference. “I always wish we could give even more scholarships out each year which is why our nonprofit needs to continue to receive donations to support these students.”

The scholarship winners have been accepted into and will be attending universities including The University of Oklahoma, University of Alabama, Brigham Young University, Rutgers University-Newark, Belhaven University, University of Hawaii, Manoa Adelphi University, University of New Haven, University of Southern California, George Mason University, San Diego State University Paul Mitchell the school Missouri Columbia and The University of Colorado at Boulder

In Fall of 2012, KFM Making a Difference launched its scholarship program. Thus far KFM has given out one-hundred (100) scholarships in total to help students with autism to go to college. Kerry Magro, founder of KFM, is a professional speaker, best-selling author and movie consultant. Kerry was nonverbal till 2.5 and diagnosed with autism at age four. Today, Kerry travels the share his story about autism and to support other kids with autism on their roads through life. Among the topics Kerry discusses is the power of communication, disabilities in the workplace, bullying prevention, the transition to adulthood for those with disabilities, how to succeed in school with a disability and much more! Recently Kerry just hit over 1000 in the past 10 years which included being one of the first people on the autism spectrum to ever give a ‘Talks at Google.’

Dr. Kerry Magro Ed.D giving a keynote at a luncheon in West Palm Beach, Florida

Today, according to the Center for Disease Control, 1 in 51 children are diagnosed with autism while more than 500,000 young individuals with autism will reach adulthood within the next decade. A few years ago U.S. News & World Report highlighted KFM Making a Difference as one of the only non-profits to give out scholarships to adults with autism in the U.S pursuing a post-secondary program.

Their next scholarship application will be available in 2022 which you can apply for now here. To help them continue to give out this scholarship you can make a tax-deductible donation here. If you are interested in learning more about Kerry’s background or sending him a media/speaker inquiry you can contact him anytime here.

Kerry Magro’s Nonprofit Awards 6 Grants To Small Businesses That Hire People With Disabilities

(December 14, 2020) – Kerry Magro, an adult with autism and Founder/President of KFM Making a Difference (a New Jersey based non-profit corporation), announced his organization’s inaugural grant to six (6) small businesses that hire people with disabilities. These businesses include:

Popcorn for the People (Piscataway, NJ), JT FireStarters (Bellevue, IA), Lucky Ones Coffee (Park City, UT), Dirt Coffee Bar (Littleton, CO), Beloved Bath (Maplewood, NJ) & Doggy Delights by Allison (Clemont, FL)

“We were only going to start with two grant recipients.” says Kerry Magro, founder and CEO of KFM Making a Difference. “Due to COVID-19 we knew many of our businesses were struggling so we wanted to do more.”

The grant was launched in September of 2020 on KFM Making A Difference’s website. All applicants were encouraged to discuss why it’s important to give people with a disability a chance to find meaningful employment. These small businesses combined have hired over 200 people with disabilities.

In Fall of 2012, KFM Making a Difference launched one if it’s first initiatives in its scholarship program. Thus far KFM has given out eighty-six (86) scholarships in total to help students with autism to go to college. Kerry Magro, founder of KFM, is a professional speaker, best-selling author and movie consultant. Kerry was nonverbal till 2.5 and diagnosed with autism at age four. Today, Kerry travels the share his story about autism and to support other kids with autism on their roads through life.

Dr. Kerry Magro: Professional Speaker & Autistic Self-Advocate

Among the topics Kerry discusses is the power of communication, disabilities in the workplace, bullying prevention, the transition to adulthood for those with disabilities, how to succeed in school with a disability and much more! Recently Kerry just hit over 1000 in the past 10 years which included being one of the first people on the autism spectrum to ever give a ‘Talks at Google.’ Kerry talks regularly to businesses as part of lunch-and-learns and other types of special events about the ROI Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities in the Workplace. In addition, Kerry has recently collaborated to become an affiliate partner to promote the products of The Chocolate Spectrum, an artisan chocolate company in Jupiter, Florida that was started by an autism mom to help find employment for individuals like her autistic son.

Their next small business grant will be available in 2021 which you can apply for now here. To help them continue to give out this grant you can make a tax-deductible donation here. If you are interested in learning more about Kerry’s background or sending him a media/speaker inquiry you can contact him anytime here.

18 Students with Autism Receive College Scholarships; 86 Recipients in 8 Years

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(June 29, 2020) – Support our COVID-Relief Fund and Autism Scholarship Program here. Kerry Magro, an adult with autism and Founder/President of KFM Making a Difference (a New Jersey based non-profit corporation), announced his organization’s award of college scholarships to eighteen young adults with autism:

Alessio Edmondo Pasqual (Bayonne, NJ), Caitlyn Beth Jung (Hampton, VA), Cole Harmon (Columbiana, AL), Jonathon Negron (North Bergen, NJ), Lauren Gill (North Huntingdon, PA), Mairi Hallman (Ontario, Canada), Nazhir Carter (The Colony, TX), Nick Sansone (Crown Point, IN), Nils Skudra (Greensboro, NC), Zane Russell (Portland, OR)

And Honorable Mention Award Scholarships too Amanda Harris (Trabuco Canyon, CA), Annika Schoenbaechler (Louisville, KY), Ashley Fieber (Huntersville, NC), Eliana Sarah Marie Hambleton (Hillsdale, MI), Galina Baron (Warrington, PA), Janette Bundic (Vancouver, Canada), Noah Thomas (Waukesha, WI) & Sam Wessels (Rock Rapids, IA).

 With this latest round of scholarship awards, Kerry Magro and KFM have now awarded eighty six (86) scholarships to students with autism in the last 9 years.

This semester gave KFM Making A Difference the most scholarship applications they’ve ever received. With that they gave eighteen (18) scholarships to some bright students on the autism spectrum.

“We were blown away by the diversity of the scholarship applicants this Spring. Over 70 young adults with autism applied making this one of our toughest decisions yet.” says Kerry Magro, founder and CEO of KFM Making a Difference. “Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I worked extra hard to put together donations from our community to help support our autism community during these challenging times.”

The scholarship winners have been accepted into and will be attending universities including East Stroudsburg University, University of Ottawa, Augusta University, Chapman University, Emily Carr University, Furman University, Grove City College, Hudson County Community College, Liberty University, Oregon State University, Prairie View A&M University, The University of Chicago, University of Alabama, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Virginia Tech & Western Kentucky University

In Fall of 2012, KFM Making a Difference launched its scholarship program. Thus far KFM has given out eighty-six (86) scholarships in total to help students with autism to go to college. Kerry Magro, founder of KFM, is a professional speaker, best-selling author and movie consultant. Kerry was nonverbal till 2.5 and diagnosed with autism at age four. Today, Kerry travels the share his story about autism and to support other kids with autism on their roads through life. Among the topics Kerry discusses is the power of communication, disabilities in the workplace, bullying prevention, the transition to adulthood for those with disabilities, how to succeed in school with a disability and much more! Recently Kerry just hit over 900 in the past 9 years which included being one of the first people on the autism spectrum to ever give a ‘Talks at Google.’

Today, according to the Center for Disease Control, 1 in 54 children are diagnosed with autism while more than 500,000 young individuals with autism will reach adulthood within the next decade. A few years ago U.S. News & World Report highlighted KFM Making a Difference as one of the only non-profits to give out scholarships to adults with autism in the U.S pursuing a post-secondary program.

Their next scholarship application will be available in 2021 which you can apply for now here. To help them continue to give out this scholarship you can make a tax-deductible donation here. If you are interested in learning more about Kerry’s background or sending him a media/speaker inquiry you can contact him anytime here.

8 Students with Autism Receive College Scholarships; 68 Recipients in 8 Years

Kerry Magro, an adult with autism and Founder/President of KFM Making a Difference (a New Jersey based non-profit corporation), announced his organization’s award of college scholarships to eight young adults with autism; Kamauri Cowsen (Calumet City, IL), Ivy Dulysz (Amsterdam, NY), Bobby Anderson Fitzgerald (Brookfield, CT), Stella G (Cambridge, MA), Andrew Gossett (Hanahan, SC), Jack Knall (Simsbury, CT), Brayden Reeves (Burleson, TX) and Harrison Strunk (Millstone, NJ). With this latest round of scholarship awards, Kerry Magro and KFM have now awarded sixty eight (68) scholarships to students with autism in the last eight years.

This semester gave KFM Making A Difference the most scholarship applications they’ve ever received. With that we gave eight (8) scholarships to some bright students on the autism spectrum.

“We were blown away by the diversity of the scholarship applicants this Spring. 45 young adults with autism applied making this one of our toughest decisions yet.” says Kerry Magro, founder and CEO of KFM Making a Difference. “Thanks to the donations of those in our community we were able to award eight scholarships. We can’t thank our community enough for supporting the students.”

In fall of 2012, KFM Making a Difference launched its scholarship program. Thus far KFM has given out sixty eight (68) scholarships in total to help students with autism to go to college. Kerry Magro, founder of KFM, is a professional speaker, best-selling author and movie consultant. Kerry was nonverbal till 2.5 and diagnosed with autism at age four. Today, Kerry travels the share his story about autism and to support other kids with autism on their roads through life. Among the topics Kerry discusses is the power of communication, disabilities in the workplace, bullying prevention, the transition to adulthood for those with disabilities, how to succeed in school with a disability and much more! Recently Kerry just hit over 900 in the past 9 years which included being one of the first people on the autism spectrum to ever give a ‘Talks at Google.’

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Today, according to the Center for Disease Control, 1 in 59 children are diagnosed with autism while more than 500,000 young individuals with autism will reach adulthood within the next decade. A few years ago U.S. News & World Report highlighted KFM Making a Difference as one of the only non-profits to give out scholarships to adults with autism in the U.S pursuing a post-secondary program.

Their next scholarship application will be available in 2020 which you can apply for now here. To help them continue to give out this scholarship you can make a tax-deductible donation here. If you are interested in learning more about Kerry’s background or sending him a media/speaker inquiry you can contact him anytime here.

8 Students with Autism Receive College Scholarships; 60 Recipients in 7 Years

Kerry Magro, an adult with autism and Founder/President of KFM Making a Difference (a New Jersey based non-profit corporation), announced his organization’s award of college scholarships to eight young adults with autism; Ben Johann (Harlyesville, PA), Kenneth Brown, II (Inglewood, CA), Abigail K. Hickman (Norman, OK), Andrew Bergantz (Ballwin, MO), Michael DeMelfi (Randolph, NJ), Charles Samson (Maurepas, LA), John Alston (Kernersville, NC) and Linda Degise-Kotowski (Jersey City, NJ). With this latest round of scholarship awards, Kerry Magro and KFM have now awarded sixty (60) scholarships to students with autism in the last seven years.

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This semester gave KFM Making A Difference a record high of scholarship applicants. With that we gave out the most scholarship applications of any semester ever (8) to some bright students on the autism spectrum.

“From 4.0 GPA’s to individuals who succeeded in countless extra-curricular activities, this Spring was quite the impressive pool of scholarship applications.” says Kerry Magro, founder and CEO of KFM Making a Difference. “Thanks to the donations of those in our community we were able to award these two young men college scholarships. We can’t thank our community enough for supporting the students.”

In fall of 2012, KFM Making a Difference launched its scholarship program. Thus far KFM has given out sixty (60) scholarships in total to help students with autism to go to college. Kerry Magro, founder of KFM, is a professional speaker, best-selling author, movie consultant and television talk show host. Kerry was nonverbal till 2.5 and diagnosed with autism at age four. Today, Kerry travels the share his story about autism and to support other kids with autism on their roads through life. Among the topics Kerry discusses is the power of communication, disabilities in the workplace, bullying prevention, the transition to adulthood for those with disabilities, how to succeed in school with a disability and much more! Recently Kerry just hit over 850 talks in the past 8 years which included being one of the first people on the autism spectrum to ever give a ‘Talks at Google.’

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Today, according to the Center for Disease Control, 1 in 59 children are diagnosed with autism while more than 500,000 young individuals with autism will reach adulthood within the next decade. A few years ago U.S. News & World Report highlighted KFM Making a Difference as one of the only non-profits to give out scholarships to adults with autism in the U.S pursuing a post-secondary program.

Their next scholarship application will be available in 2019. Email us here if you would like to receive an email when that next application will be available. To them continue to give out this scholarship you can make a tax-deductible donation here. If you are interested in learning more about Kerry’s background or sending him a media/speaker inquiry you can contact him anytime here.

2 Students with Autism Receive College Scholarships; 52 Recipients in 7 Years

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Kerry Magro, an adult with autism and Founder/President of KFM Making a Difference (a New Jersey based non-profit corporation), announced his organization’s award of college scholarships to two young adults with autism; Joshua Mack (Charlestown, SC) and Jared Hites (Hermantown, MN). With this latest round of scholarship awards, Kerry Magro and KFM have now awarded fifty-two (52) scholarships to students with autism in the last seven years.

As Spring approaches we are so glad to award scholarships to Joshua Mack and Jared Hites.

“It’s great to see these students with autism continue to apply year after year for our scholarship.” says Kerry Magro, founder and CEO of KFM Making a Difference. “Thanks to the donations of those in our community we were able to award these two young men college scholarships. We can’t thank our community enough for supporting the students”

In fall of 2012, KFM Making a Difference launched its scholarship program. Thus far KFM has given out fifty-two (52) scholarships in total to help students with autism to go to college. Kerry Magro, founder of KFM, is a professional speaker, best-selling author, movie consultant and television talk show host. Kerry was nonverbal till 2.5 and diagnosed with autism at age four. Today, Kerry travels the share his story about autism and to support other kids with autism on their roads through life. Among the topics Kerry discusses is the power of communication, disabilities in the workplace, bullying prevention, the transition to adulthood for those with disabilities, how to succeed in school with a disability and much more!

Today, according to the Center for Disease Control, 1 in 68 children will be diagnosed with autism while more than 500,000 young individuals with autism will reach adulthood within the next decade. A few years ago U.S. News & World Report highlighted KFM Making a Difference as one of the only non-profits to give out scholarships to adults with autism in the U.S pursuing a post-secondary program.

The deadline for our next scholarship in the “2018 Spring Making A Difference For Autism” program will be Monday, May 28th 2018 at Midnight U.S Eastern Standard Time. You can find the application here.

This scholarship fund is funded entirely through the generous donations of members in our community. You can help their scholarship program moving forward by making a tax-deductible donation here. If you are interested in learning more about Kerry’s background or sending him a media/speaker inquiry you can contact him anytime here.

5 Students with Autism Receive College Scholarships; 50 Recipients in 6 Years

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Kerry Magro, an adult with autism and Founder/President of KFM Making a Difference (a New Jersey based non-profit corporation), announced his organization’s award of college scholarships to seven young adults with autism; Jared Hites (Hermantown, MN) Ryan Arnold (Phoenix, AZ), Collin Carabine (Pflugerville, TX), Lauren Quinn (Alamo, CA) and Cameron Muskelly (Duluth, GA). With this latest round of scholarship awards, Kerry Magro and KFM have now awarded fifty (50) scholarships to students with autism in the last six years.

As Fall approaches we are so glad to award scholarships to Jared Hites, Ryan Arnold, Collin Carabine, Lauren Quinn and Cameron Muskelly.

“This was one of our hardest decisions yet.” says Kerry Magro, founder and CEO of KFM Making a Difference. “Every applicant went above and beyond in their essays. Thanks to the donations of those in our community we were able to award the most Summer scholarships ever this year. Each of these students with autism are going to thrive in college. I’m so happy we can help them along the way with scholarship aid. The sky is the limit.”

In fall of 2012, KFM Making a Difference launched its scholarship program. Thus far KFM has given out fifty (50) scholarships in total to help students with autism to go to college. Kerry Magro, founder of KFM, is a professional speaker, best-selling author, movie consultant and television talk show host. Kerry was nonverbal till 2.5 and diagnosed with autism at age four. Today, Kerry travels the share his story about autism and to support other kids with autism on their roads through life. Among the topics Kerry discusses is the power of communication, disabilities in the workplace, bullying prevention, the transition to adulthood for those with disabilities, how to succeed in school with a disability and much more!

Today, according to the Center for Disease Control, 1 in 68 children will be diagnosed with autism while more than 500,000 young individuals with autism will reach adulthood within the next decade. A few years ago U.S. News & World Report highlighted KFM Making a Difference as one of the only non-profits to give out scholarships to adults with autism in the U.S pursuing a post-secondary program.

The deadline for our next scholarship in the “2017 Fall Making” program will be Monday, December 4t at Midnight U.S Eastern Standard Time. You can find the application here.

This scholarship fund is funded entirely through the generous donations of members in our community. You can help their scholarship program moving forward by making a tax-deductible donation here. If you are interested in learning more about Kerry’s background or sending him a media/speaker inquiry you can contact him anytime here.