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.
The end of the semester is drawing near, and I am relieved that my current work schedule will soon be coming to an end.
I have been thinking a lot lately about things that I am thankful for.
After completing a year and a half of college, I have noticed that I have become increasingly tired of doing schoolwork.
One feeling which I have become very accustomed to throughout my life is anxiety. On many occasions, I feel an enormous pressure to complete a task or intense anticipation
A large portion of my primary education was spent being taught at home by my mother. My parents removed me from the public school system because they had a major point of contention with the district's
Even though I am old enough to try to obtain a driver’s license, my fear of my lack of skills prevents me from attempting to do so.
The future creeps up on you when you’re busy doing other things. Deadlines and decisions come jumping at you just when you start to relax.
Last week, Cameron had an interview with the director of a postsecondary program we are considering. The interview was done via Skype.
Being a self-advocate in the autism community for the past several years has definitely had a few perks here and there.
Last night I had a dream that found me raging through my childhood home. For some reason, I was very angry with my family.
Every day I live with and struggle to compensate for my autism.
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