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.

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. 

Next Steps

For the past few years I have been thinking more and more about what type of work I want to pursue as a writer.


Since my last column, my Grandma has passed away.