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.
I am certain that most people have a subject or hobby they are very passionate about or care deeply for.
At the beginning of this New Year, as many people do, I find that I seem to be questioning myself every single day over my future and the next moves for my life.
I enjoy writing for a living, but I have also wondered what other types of work might be suitable for me.
I recently completed a six-week anti-bullying class. The class met once a week and consisted of a group of people with disabilities like me.
I recently learned of an organization that has been established in my hometown’s school district.
Throughout the year, I like to participate in a variety of sports and athletic activities sponsored by various organizations including challenger league baseball and Special Olympics basketball ...
As my journey through adulthood continues, I am constantly becoming aware of new and unfamiliar responsibilities as they present themselves.
On a trip to Arizona three years ago, my son Mickey asked to visit the airport gift shop. He rummaged through a display of stuffed animals.
Since I wrote of Cameron’s postsecondary funding dilemma last week, not much progress has been made.
Over the last year or so I’ve talked to parents who have children that have been newly diagnosed with ASD.
Whenever I share stories of my family's experience with Willie's aggressive and self-injurious behavior, I'm always concerned that the accounts will seem over the top to some ...
With April being Autism Awareness Month, everyone is getting into the spirit of helping out when it come to this cause.
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