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 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 ...
In a previous column, I mentioned that I was doing research regarding how to do job interviews.
In my previous column, I mentioned that I had recently bought some books about job interviews which I was going to look through to acquire ...
The fall season has arrived, but my life has changed greatly since last autumn.
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.
“I don’t think it’s safe to go,” I texted my sitter. “Let me call the office.”
I attended a focus group this week. A new venture is being developed with the intent of providing a unique six to nine-month internship experience for young adults with disabilities.
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