Alien Child is the story of Jonah, a brilliant sensitive teenager and his fraternal twin sister Charlie, who is autistic. Overwhelmed and exhausted by their commitment to care for her, Charlie’s parents are at the end of their psychic rope. All they have left is an angry blowout sex life in which they can release their pent-up frustrations. The strange new therapist they hire has some very odd notions about how to break into Charlie’s world to get her attention. Lonely, neglected, deeply affected by his sister’s illness and desperately in need of love, Jonah is Charlie’s lifeline to reality. When he meets a girl from school who returns his interest Jonah begins a dangerous solitary journey to find himself and let go of Charlie.