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A real boy : how autism shattered our lives and made a family from the pieces

Author: Chris Stevens; Nicola Stevens
Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2012.
Series: Charnwood series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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David is eleven years old. He's a happy, healthy and affectionate boy who loves school, Disney songs and climbing trees. But he's also profoundly autistic. David can only speak a few words and is barely capable of expressing his most basic needs. He's oblivious to danger; blind to other people's emotions and deaf to their pleas. A REAL BOY is David's story. With raw honesty Christopher and Nicola Stevens lay bare  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Biography
Named Person: David Stevens; Chris Stevens; Nicola Stevens
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Stevens; Nicola Stevens
ISBN: 9781444810059 1444810057
OCLC Number: 774931998
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 392 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Charnwood series
Responsibility: Christopher Stevens and Nicola Stevens.

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David is eleven years old. He's a happy, healthy and affectionate boy who loves school, Disney songs and climbing trees. But he's also profoundly autistic. David can only speak a few words and is barely capable of expressing his most basic needs. He's oblivious to danger; blind to other people's emotions and deaf to their pleas. A REAL BOY is David's story. With raw honesty Christopher and Nicola Stevens lay bare their experiences, which are harrowing, humorous and inspirational.

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