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.

Getting Back on the Horse

When I was a young boy, I participated in a hippotherapy program. (HIppotherapy is therapy through horseback riding.)

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 ...