My Son May Have a Less-Known Profile of Autism

My wife first learned about it on YouTube

Scot Butwell
Human Parts
Published in
5 min readFeb 27, 2024

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My son and I taking a selfie.
Author photo: My son and me.

I’ve learned a lot about autism in the first ten and a half years of my son’s life. I haven’t been one of those parents who obsessively searches for therapies or cures online after receiving a diagnosis, looking for a quick “fix-it” solution. I thought I understood my son well until my wife learned about a…

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Scot Butwell
Human Parts

I am embarrassing according to teenage son. My jokes are terrible and I don't know when to stop annoying my son. I am the dad of an autistic son. A funny kid.