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Ryan Larson

    Ryan Larson

    Ryan Larson lives in the Des Moines area. He graduated from Iowa State University in Chemical Engineering and works at Wells Fargo, helping customers over the phone. In his spare time, he loves to read, write, put jigsaw puzzles together, exercise, and spend time with friends and family.

    The Social Life or Lack Thereof With Autism

    The Social Life or Lack Thereof With Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/the-social-life-with-autism/

    In the summer of 2003, I had finished high school and was getting ready to start college. My best friend of more than two years was about to leave for the Marines. After I hung out with him one last time before he left, his parents dropped me off at my house. I said goodbye […]

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    The Value of Confidence With Asperger’s Syndrome

    The Value of Confidence With Asperger’s Syndrome https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/value-of-confidence-with-aspergers/

    During the summer of 2005, I was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. I heard about this condition for the first time from my psychologist when he was telling me who I was more so than anyone ever had before. But I didn’t take it seriously. After all, I was 21 years old at the time, I […]

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