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.
One of my biggest challenges in life has been trying to start and carry on conversations with other people.
It seems to me that for all of my life, for as much as I appreciate it, I have been at odds with the natural world.
When I was a young boy, I participated in a hippotherapy program. (HIppotherapy is therapy through horseback riding.)
I have made some new friends. As I have mentioned in the past, I am a member of an adult social group that an agency that I am involved with runs ...
Between this column, my blog, and my series of children’s books, I have been able to produce a steady stream of written material.
My daughter wrote a monologue for an acting class about growing up with a sibling on the spectrum.
I’ve come down with an early case of the “Bah Humbugs” this year.
Last Tuesday my sister Connie had to have a surgery.
Here's what really gets to us about the holiday season. It's not the way advertisers assault us, though that's troubling.
By the time you read this, I will have returned from a week’s vacation in Florida with my family.
Schedule-based living, however, can be a tricky proposition. On the one hand, a schedule orders the day, the expectations, and is comforting to Madison who has difficulty with transitions....
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