Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Please Give My Son a Chance, Says Mum of Autistic Man Who's Applied for 900 Jobs

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Please Give My Son a Chance, Says Mum of Autistic Man Who's Applied for 900 Jobs

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A LOVING mum has urged businesses to give her autistic son a chance... after he was rejected for over 900 jobs.

Computer whizz Scott Huck, 27, left Salford University with a masters degree two years ago and has been tirelessly applying for jobs ever since.

But the hard-working IT graduate has been rejected hundreds of times.

His mum Sheila Wilson Huck puts it down to the 'ignorance' of employers - who she says can't see her son's true potential.

Proud mum Sheila, from Withington, says Scott is a 'lovely, bright, caring person' but his fruitless search for employment has left him feeling depressed.

In a desperate bid to help her son, Sheila posted an emotional plea on Facebook asking employers to give Scott a break.

Her post has been shared more than 24,000 times and she has had messages of support from all over the world, including Italy, the Netherlands and India. …

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