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2022 Lighting the Way Autism Conference

The Lighting the Way Autism Conference an is annual conference focused on autism spectrum disorders, and features discussions, breakout groups, and keynote speakers!

About the 2022 Conference:

  • The Lighting the Way Conference is planned for June 9-10, 2022.
  • Registration will open on February 1, 2022.
  • More details coming soon!


Dr. Kerry Magro2021 Keynote Presenters

Dr. Kerry Magro is an award-winning professional speaker, best-selling author and autism consultant to the HBO series Mrs. Fletcher. He started professional speaking nine years ago via the National Speakers Association and has spoken at over 900 events during that time. In addition, Magro is CEO & President of KFM Making A Difference, a nonprofit organization that hosts inclusion events and has provided 68 scholarships for students with autism for college.

In his spare time, Magro hosts A Special Community, where he does on-camera interviews highlighting people impacted by a diagnosis to break down barriers in our community. His videos have been watched over 30 million times.

Magro’s best-selling books Defining Autism From The Heart, Autism and Falling in Love and I Will Light It Up Blue! have all reached Amazon best-seller lists for Special Needs Parenting. For his efforts, Kerry has been featured in major media and worked with amazing brands including The Today Show, CBS News, Inside Edition, Upworthy and Huffington Post, among others. He is based in Hoboken, New Jersey, and can be contacted at Kerrymagro@gmail.com.