Johanna proudly displays this symbol on her left arm as a token of her love and dedication to her son Aidan who is a super hero and her relentless pursuit to find a cure for this lifelong disability. 

Lori Fiordilino is the Co-Founder of Fight 4 Autism. She grew up in Nutley, NJ and is now raising her own family in her home town. Married to her husband Sal, they have three children together, Alec (11), Ava (10), and Evan (7). Their oldest son Alec was diagnosed with autism just before his 3rd birthday.  Prior to becoming a stay at home mom, Lori was a Director for a preschool chain. She is a graduate of William Paterson University with a BA in English Literature. Lori has been an active member on the Northern NJ Walk Now for Autism Speaks Committee for 5 years and was the walk's co-chairperson for 2012-2014. Lori is passionate about bringing autism awareness to her community.

Lori Fiordilino

Johanna Burke is the Founder of Fight 4 Autism.  She is a wife and loving mother of two boys, Aidan, who is 14 years old and has severe autism, and Dailey, who is 12 years old. Johanna is a licensed attorney in New Jersey.  She is a graduate of Seton Hall Law School in Newark, New Jersey and obtained her undergraduate degree in Accounting from Montclair State University, New Jersey.  Johanna lives in northern New Jersey with her husband of 18 years and their 2 children.  She was the Walk Co-Chair for the Northern NJ Autism Speaks Walk for 2014 and has been a Member of the Northern NJ Autism Speaks Community Awareness Committee for the past 6 years. She was a Board Trustee for the Hawthorne Board of Education and the Chairperson for the Special Education Committee for the Board of Education.


Johanna Burke

Meet the Founders

Fight 4 Autism

Meet the Staff

Jamie England

Event Coordinator


Liz Massie

Corporate Sponsorship


Amy Mcclelland

Community Outreach


Rita O'Grady

Registered Nurse


Joe Baltes

Web Design, Content & Social Media


Charles Orozco

Performance/Gaming  Coordinator


Xaviera Rivera

Parent Training Coordinator