Benjamin Kellogg



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.

Game for New Friendships

I have made some new friends.  As I have mentioned in the past, I am a member of an adult social group that an agency that I am involved with runs ...


Between this column, my blog, and my series of children’s books, I have been able to produce a steady stream of written material.

Standing Up in Class

A few months ago, I wrote about my passion for learning new things. Whether for pleasure or practicality, I find that picking up new and useful information is one of my favorite things to do. 

Staying Connected

When I was very young, I remember using the telephone in my parents’ house to call a home shopping network in an attempt to get a pretty-looking umbrella.

Participating in Autism Awareness

As part of Autism Awareness Month, I recently had the pleasure of participating in two events which helped to recognize the presence of autistic people and bring awareness ...

Travels with My Father

I recently returned from a three-day business trip with my father, who works selling car belts and hoses.