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.
For the past several days, my family and I have been trying to cope with an invasion of wasps.
Over the course of the summer, my mother and I have been heading out to a park near our house to watch the sunset.
About once every summer, my mother and I make a concerted effort to clean my room out of books, magazines, and other paraphernalia which I am no longer actively reading or using.
During the July 4th holiday, I visited the county fair with my mom, a few of my aunts and uncles, and my cousin.
In the past few years, I have attempted to play a lot of sports, from baseball to soccer and even floor hockey.
I have been thinking lately about what kinds of writing I want to do in the future.
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.
“I don’t think it’s safe to go,” I texted my sitter. “Let me call the office.”
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