Benjamin Kellogg is a 21-year-old adult with autism. He lives in upstate New York and recently completed an Associate's degree in Arts and Humanities and Social Science, with a concentration in writing. His hobbies include participating in Special Olympics, playing piano, hanging out with his family and friends, playing videogames, and especially, enjoying good books.

Having Empathy

There is an old stereotype associated with people on the autism spectrum which states that we lack feelings or, more specifically, have no empathy. 

Write Now

One defining aspect of my life is my love of writing. 

On Invisibility

Every day I live with and struggle to compensate for my autism. 

The Eyes Have It

The local Special Education Parent Teacher Student Association (SEPTSA) group that my mother and I are members of met recently ...

No Way Out

For the past few weeks, I have felt as if I might go “stir-crazy.” 

A Presentation by Temple Grandin

I recently had the opportunity to see an icon of autism advocacy live and in person, and it was memorable.