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.


In my last column, I said I was preparing to give a speech at a meeting of a local special education group about my life with autism in order to advocate ...

Support Systems

A few months ago, I wrote about the Special Education Parent Teacher Student Association (SEPTSA) that started in my school district. 


I have recently undertaken some important steps in my evolution as a writer. In a previous column, I described how I have written a children’s book and am preparing to create a whole series. 

Love Actually

A short time ago, I was watching an old Valentine’s Day special on television in which a few characters felt the pain of unrequited love. 

Writing for Children

As you all know, I have been preparing for a life as a professional writer for quite some time now. 

Pursuing Knowledge

I am certain that most people have a subject or hobby they are very passionate about or care deeply for.