A Special Community is an initiative that was started by Dr. Kerry Magro, a professional speaker and author on the autism spectrum who travels the country to highlight those impacted by disability & disease.
Overcoming Pediatric Cancer
Malcolm was diagnosed with Pediatric Cancer at 10. His doctors told him because of the severity he didn't have much time left a few months after the diagnosis. Now at 20 I'm happy to say he's in remission and has even started a foundation to help others with a similiar diagnosis. Let's say hi to Malcolm!
Having Autism And Wanting Friendships And To Be Accepted
Kristen was diagnosed with autism and loves art and music. Due to bullying and other forms of abuse she was once afraid to leave her house and tried to commit suicide in the past. Today she wants to surround herself with positive people to be friends with and for our society to be more accepting of others. Let's all wish Kristen nothing but the best in this world! :)
Mom And Daughter Become Autism Advocates
“I just want everybody to know that you should try being a friend to someone with autism and if they are alone with no one to play with that you should consider playing with them.” - Carson, an 8-year-old autism advocate for her 11-year-old brother Brendan who has autism. <3 #Siblings #Autism
Man With Down Syndrome Starts A Sock Company Business
John was diagnosed with Down Syndrome and came up with the idea to start a John's Crazy Socks business which is now his full-time job. Since starting the business in 2016 John and his Dad Mark now sell over 1,200 different kinds of socks! <3 #DownSyndrome
She Has Down Syndrome But She's My Blessing
Nia is 16-months-old and was diagnosed with Down Syndrome a day after she was born. Nia's mom Nioka wants people to know that all children are a blessing regardless of disability and that she wouldn't trade her little nugget for anything in the world. :) #DownSyndrome