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Those Who Will Not See

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A young boy's life path is changed forever when he receives the diagnosis every parent fears.

Matthew Pickering has always known that he is different. Loud noises never seem to pierce other people's ears the way they do his, or bright lights burn their eyes as intensely as they do his own. Other people are not stared at in the same way as him, or mistreated to quite the same extent, simply for being themselves. Although the word 'autistic' may mean very little to four-year-old ...

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Overview

A young boy's life path is changed forever when he receives the diagnosis every parent fears.

Matthew Pickering has always known that he is different. Loud noises never seem to pierce other people's ears the way they do his, or bright lights burn their eyes as intensely as they do his own. Other people are not stared at in the same way as him, or mistreated to quite the same extent, simply for being themselves. Although the word 'autistic' may mean very little to four-year-old Matthew, it is set to take on great meaning for him throughout his teenage years, and into his adult life.

Facing judgement and discrimination from society is an everyday occurrence for Matthew, but when those whom he loves the most seemingly turn against him too, his life begins to take a dramatic downwards spiral.

With a whirlwind of emotions he doesn't even understand controlling his unusual and violent behaviours can anything, or anyone, save Matthew from himself?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781481181358
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 7/22/2013
  • Pages: 318
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.71 (d)

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