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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.


Final Lessons

At 11:21 a.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 2012, I completed the final test for the last class of my final semester of college. I will be graduating later this week.

Autism Awareness

Over the course of the past few weeks, I have become firmly aware that April was Autism Awareness Month.

My First Dance

In an effort to meet more people, I recently joined an adult special needs support group which is sponsored by an agency I work with that offers services for me to utilize in my life. 

A Day of Diversions

Last Sunday, I had something that I have not had in a very long time. I had a day of rest. 

Dealing with Illness

I know that for most people my age, dealing with illnesses like the common cold is a simple thing to do. 

Learning to Live Independently

In a few months, I will be graduating from college.