The Truth About my Son

Now that you've met my son, please consider sharing and donating to impact his life and so many others like him.
Livestream link (April 30th- MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW!)- hrclubs.info/get/video/ZYBnosp8bn--l9Q
Learn more about the charity NEXT for Autism here- www.nextforautism.org/current-events/color-the-spectrum/

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  • If I look younger here it's because this video is actually 2 years old and it's just taken us this long to feel comfortable releasing it since this is the internet. So please be kind and please consider sharing and donating :)

    Mark RoberMark RoberPrije 25 dana
    • Heart warming Mrs mark rober, your son is a very happy kid and I hope it stays that way. Also you should make the envelopes merch and donate the money to color the spectrum

      42mavsbball42mavsbballPrije dan
    • bye 👋

      Sugar Xyler the blue eyed CherokeeSugar Xyler the blue eyed CherokeePrije 5 dana
    • i know mine is not as bad as you really sweet son but i have dyslexia and get made fun of for it and i have depression and anxiety and i love your son that he gose through that and it makes my day to see that he can make it through that and if he can go through that than i can to. Yall macke my dad

      EmtubeEmtubePrije 6 dana
    • Most wholesome video ever. Even Mark himself started to get sad and studder.

      Not YoursNot YoursPrije 15 dana
    • I actually didn’t even notice. I thought it was just a different haircut 💇🏻‍♂️

      Hell's Kitchen Kritter and FriendsHell's Kitchen Kritter and FriendsPrije 17 dana
  • I wish I could smile as much as him.

    Zaxi0Zaxi0Prije 3 sati
  • Whenever I come out of my room I get a "oh look who came out of their cave", so it's safe to say that he has a better social life than me

    ThoriumThoriumPrije 4 sati
  • This was so sweet

    Youtuber RozonexktYoutuber RozonexktPrije 6 sati
  • this is beautiful 😍

    Don _ForcaDon _ForcaPrije 6 sati
  • Wayne FPVWayne FPVPrije 7 sati
  • My heart is warmed by this!

    Robin KatRobin KatPrije 8 sati
  • If you didn't already know how many of your childhood fans were kids on the Spectrum and their parents, I hope you understand it now. Thank you for this. You just made my kiddo feel so awesome because your family looks just like ours. 💗

    Mary Ellen MillerMary Ellen MillerPrije 11 sati
  • I donated like 30 bucks

    DootDootPrije 11 sati
  • My niece is autistic. She is beautiful and though she has trouble with social interactions she can sing like no one else. Her voice has such resonance and vibrato you would never know she was nine. You never know what your son will accomplish especially with such loving parents. Autistic people have done some great things.

    Nao WrightNao WrightPrije 12 sati
  • Thank you mark.I have a friend how has autism. I also play football with him

    Sarah scholzSarah scholzPrije 12 sati
  • I totally get your fear of posting this, I get bullied so much for this, especially online. 🥺

    KayKayPrije 12 sati
  • This makes me happy!

    Tad TolbertTad TolbertPrije 13 sati
  • I grew up having a learning disability and I just found out I have autism today I was literally talking to one of my friends and I was listening to music on my TV then on my phone and talking to them outside my phone they asked me how I did and I don’t know how to do it and I did not explain it but I am really hard times reading but I have great times with math. So Forssman judges them try to figure them out first there’s no room for a trip when we have no control of it

    emma Jesseemma JessePrije 13 sati
  • AW! He is so cute! My cousin has autism and it's amazing seeing the growth I love this video

    Miss Holly TravelsMiss Holly TravelsPrije 13 sati
  • I myself am autistic, typically when I say a joke it's really messed up, and I can have no filter to let me know when to stop. And in some cases being able to hear, and feel every slight thing can help a lot. Over time personally I've been able to easily focus on what I'm supposed to be doing easily, while also hearing anything that's said in my house. I don't think seeing how people feel through their facial expression is necessarily an autistic thing, but I could be wrong.

    OMNI KINGOMNI KINGPrije 13 sati
  • i gust moved into a new state and one of my new friends is autistic and is really nice but Suicidal): i try my best to remind him he is important and i hope it is working ):

    Jenny SebringJenny SebringPrije 14 sati
  • Amen! we are very lucky to have them.

    Le Rue MartinLe Rue MartinPrije 14 sati
  • What an amazing boy.

    Le Rue MartinLe Rue MartinPrije 14 sati
  • Goodness this is so incredibly beautiful. Thanks for reminding us that the most important aspect of parenting a unique child is seeing the is beautiful in them and defending it with all the joy and grace we have. Your son is so fortunate to have your love (almost as fortunate, it seems, as you are to have his). Thanks for having the courage to share, and for doing it so incredibly well.

    Casey HolmesCasey HolmesPrije 14 sati
  • Wdym nothing is wrong? he’s normal like other kids

    OptimumFrostOptimumFrostPrije 15 sati
  • I am autistic and I have an ability to pay attention to stuff without even looking at it

    chase o carterchase o carterPrije 15 sati
  • I have 2 brothers with down syndrome they are so cute

    BountyBountyPrije 15 sati
  • ngl when he started off with "That was my son" I found it very funny to think of it as ""that" WAS my son."

    tsup2tsup2Prije 16 sati
  • I have autism!!!

    miltraemiltraePrije 16 sati
  • Thank you for showing us your life!

    Francine FournierFrancine FournierPrije 16 sati
  • Thank you Mark. As a father of an amazing human being with autism, I appreciate listening to your son's story. They are a true blessing!

    ChazerChazerPrije 16 sati
  • bro this was the best one

    BeFxstKidz XD XD XD LOLBeFxstKidz XD XD XD LOLPrije 17 sati
  • What a beautiful video! We have loved your science related videos for years; how special to get a glimpse of your family - your son’s huge smile is contagious, for sure. Thank you for putting this out there and for your work to support the autistic community. 💙

    Amy DAmy DPrije 17 sati
  • This is by far your best video ever! A poem for your son, When you run the ground shakes The sky opens and mere mortals part Part the way to victory Where your Mom and Dad will meet you In the winner’s circle And lay a blanket of flowers around your neck. Respectfully, Our Family

    Rose is the futureRose is the futurePrije 17 sati
  • Your son is so sweet

    Henry C2Henry C2Prije 18 sati
  • I wish I was half the dad you are

    TaylorTaylorPrije 18 sati
  • Your so is really nice and you should be proud of him so I’m not binging mean but he’s go to be like you as he gets older

    Jokerp58 KrajeskiJokerp58 KrajeskiPrije 18 sati
  • bruh some respect for more family not just your son

    Hassan Mujtaba NajdiHassan Mujtaba NajdiPrije 18 sati
  • If you see in that watermelon party tricks and he's actually in that video but I just thought whos child is it and now watching this video I know now he's truly a wonderful child bless yous 🙏😊❤️

    Nachos ChesseNachos ChessePrije 18 sati
  • Thanks for sharing Mark! You have a beautiful family, and an awesome son!

    Robby ClarkRobby ClarkPrije 18 sati
  • Can you please do a video on earthquakes? :>

    Rie-SanRie-SanPrije 18 sati
  • As a teacher of students with special needs, and as a neuroatypical person myself, I appreciate this video so, so much. Thank you for sharing your family's story.

    Amanda FarmerAmanda FarmerPrije 18 sati
  • Your son seem amazing you should not be scared to show him to the world

    Barbara WilsonBarbara WilsonPrije 19 sati
  • Did we raise over 3 million dollars HOLY

    IceIcePrije 19 sati
  • Now, I would love to be his friend, not because he is mqrk Rober's son, but because he is in my age group and would personally lighten my day, I could learn so much from him and we could talk about our differences.

    Endo StudiosEndo StudiosPrije 19 sati
  • Amazing. Thank you so much for making this known.

    Brent PatrickBrent PatrickPrije 21 sat
  • I love his big smile

    Daine WesteraDaine WesteraPrije 21 sat
  • I like him he's cool and also if I had a son like him I would 100% do the same thing you would you are a great father with a great kid :)

    poke packspoke packsPrije 21 sat
  • Amazing video

    Sebastian BudzSebastian BudzPrije 22 sati
  • I have ADHD and ODD, I get mad at small things, and I take many pills throughout the day. My brothers and cousins try and do things it tick me off. Even my dad jokes around and my parents don’t tell my brothers to stop antagonizing me. I have to walk away and keep my hands in fists so I don’t hit anything because I get so mad. I don’t realize when I talk loudly, and I have to be quite all the time because my dog gets stressed with loud noises. Having disabilities and mental issues aren’t easy. I also hear things louder than they are.

    Madison Lovesvids18Madison Lovesvids18Prije 23 sati
  • Mark, the flak you have received over this is based on ignorance. ASD is more than a mental "difference". People who are "different" don't need help. People with afflictions do. I am neural-divergent and need significant help. If I could have it taken away, I would do it in a heartbeat. Ignore the extremists who do not even know what it is like to have a disorder impact everything they do. A person claiming ASD who is successful without help has no idea what it is like for those whose ASD interferes with normal functioning. Stay strong. Help your son. Don't let the ignorant cloud your judgment.

    Dismythed & JWADismythed & JWAPrije dan
  • 5:08 look at the kid 's finger when he preesed it

    YDXavierYDXavierPrije dan
  • As a teen who was once suspected of having Asperger's Syndrome (autistic spectrum) in primary school, I am super happy to see a child with autism (more serious than my case) that has a really cool ability and that this boy lives a completely normal life. Thanks for sharing.

    Lucas LourençoLucas LourençoPrije dan
  • Wow that's nice I hope your son becomes like his dad

    Demon_technoDemon_technoPrije dan
  • I just started watching your videos and while this was such a vulnerable video it was a beautiful one. I learned so much about this special need. Your son is beautiful too what a sweet smile. Bless!

    Elijah JeremyElijah JeremyPrije dan
  • Illuminate puppet

    Deion BlalockDeion BlalockPrije dan
  • i thought this said my artistic not autistic

    Cooper RichardsCooper RichardsPrije dan
  • Literally cried🥺

    HIRAN P KURIAKOSEHIRAN P KURIAKOSEPrije dan
  • One of the best speed cubes, Max Park, is autistic but that did not stop him so if ur autistic it does not mean you will fail in life

    Urban AldrinUrban AldrinPrije dan
  • Really interesting vidéo tks for it, a bit sud for the 11k thumb down but tks again

    Eliott DbrpEliott DbrpPrije dan
  • This is awesome. You're a great Dad 💪🏼

    MeisterPalpus33MeisterPalpus33Prije dan
  • Helow everyone me i ask some help.. 😢

    SUSHI BOYSUSHI BOYPrije dan
  • Lol F

    jimmy _animationjimmy _animationPrije dan
  • I'm on the autism spectrum and unfortunately I'm just low functioning enough not to be successful and well-integrated into society, but just high-functioning enough to realize it and wish for more

    Franz PattisonFranz PattisonPrije dan
  • Props! ... and Kudos!

    wjhssjhhrfmjwjhssjhhrfmjPrije dan
  • Do a video on aspurgers

    JesusACristoJesusACristoPrije dan
  • I love this video ❤️

    JenniKJenniKPrije dan
  • Tyler1 when he was younger

    SI XUE CHENSI XUE CHENPrije dan
  • I’ve got autism too

    brendon nevinsbrendon nevinsPrije dan
  • ❤️❤️❤️❤️ love this!! Your son is amazing! Thank you for sharing!

    Renee YoungRenee YoungPrije dan
  • Mark, thank you so much for this video! I to have two sons with special needs.

    Nathan N Lisa McClellanNathan N Lisa McClellanPrije dan
  • I agree with so many others this was just incredibly awesome presentation of your special needs son. Your video filled me with such wonderful happiness. I almost cried to especially when you talked about leaving the world better place, that's been my motto to life too. Thank you so much for making such heart felt message of love and goodness. Thanks so much for your channel.

    David ParentDavid ParentPrije dan
  • You've made me think bout a lot

    Constancia AtienzaConstancia AtienzaPrije dan
  • My kid is on the spectrum too , thanks for doing this video .

    Anderson LynnAnderson LynnPrije dan
  • 4:03 i have that stuffed animal

    mason moblymason moblyPrije dan
  • My favorite color is blue you are so brave posting this your son is remarkable

    Take The L's HatersTake The L's HatersPrije dan
  • that was sweet. thank you for sharing that.

    Turtle MusketTurtle MusketPrije dan
  • My best friend has autism and autism isn’t a disability it’s a different ability

    Traps XDTraps XDPrije dan
  • his son sounds like a nice guy.

    B MorganB MorganPrije dan
  • This seems like a fine reason not to show him. He seems like a smart and kind kid. Tell him we all support him

    Colin HaltermanColin HaltermanPrije dan
  • My brother is autistic I can relate

    Kristen CullenKristen CullenPrije dan
  • I love this

    johannes reifjohannes reifPrije dan
  • Don't let people judge you. Don't let people take you over. Don't let people bully you. You are special. You are amazing. ♡You are you.♡

    Rj ActionRj ActionPrije dan
  • the manifestation of SCP-999

    mullemaxmullemaxPrije dan
  • Mark could you make a video explaining the science behind the knuckleball or the curve and explain why they move the way they do

    Richard ObrienRichard ObrienPrije dan
  • He is awesome

    pepper willpepper willPrije dan
  • Cool kid

    Lucas The OneLucas The OnePrije dan
  • I was told for years that it was my "genetic" abnormality /fault that my son has autism and (my other sons have problems), so being a great parent and appreciating them, supporting them and giving them tools for independence, and love, are key for me. I care about the their reception in the world and I know how superficial and abnormal the world is, yet their exposure to the better side of the world overcomes the rest! much success with everything

    Deryck Avya MaioliDeryck Avya MaioliPrije dan
  • you are a great father mark

    Patrick MoatsPatrick MoatsPrije dan
  • Our son is also on the spectrum. He can paint like on one I have ever met. I am begining to think about his future. I want to open a landscaping and design company to help employee him and others like him. He wants to feel like he belongs and can make a difference in our community. I would love to have a mentor who can help me navigate funding and help getting this up and running. Thank you for releasing this. It means the world.

    Nichole PrinkeyNichole PrinkeyPrije dan
  • Thank you so much for posting about your family and son! Such a great video. My oldest is high functioning and he is such a blessing. Sharing the video. :)

    Cindy MageeCindy MageePrije dan
  • Aww that is so sweet

    Evangeline JonesEvangeline JonesPrije dan
  • I know you likely probably won’t see this comment but as a parent of a child on the profound end of the spectrum myself I just wanted to give heartfelt thanks for making this video and sharing it. It is the best I’ve seen since Loving Lampposts.

    Chris MillerChris MillerPrije 2 dana
  • Thank you for being brave enough to share this. I have a sister with special needs and I agree that she is SO successful because she loves so hard and makes the most of so many difficult situations. I hope more people will come to accept that quality of life isn't so easy to put a label on.

    Morghan TuttleMorghan TuttlePrije 2 dana
  • Damelio sisters 🤣🤣🤣

    NightSkyACC /\NightSkyACC /\Prije 2 dana
  • This is beautiful! I have 3 children on the spectrum and two of them have several other health issues. It's a day by day living. I love my special children. They are smart, funny and loving in their own way. Biggest thing I have noticed is, they are real and genuine.

    Beers Crew FamilyBeers Crew FamilyPrije 2 dana
  • I think i have either ADHS (German word, dont know the english one) or i am Autistic

    MuixGohanXMuixGohanXPrije 2 dana
    • @Unimpressed Link thx

      MuixGohanXMuixGohanXPrije dan
    • It would be ADHD in English, same thing but "syndrome" is changed to "disorder"

      Unimpressed LinkUnimpressed LinkPrije 2 dana
  • So much love for this video. Thank you Mark

    Charlie McLeanCharlie McLeanPrije 2 dana
  • Then what is this Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder im dutch btw and is it a bit like autism or not

    Hidden Godly poopHidden Godly poopPrije 2 dana
    • It's not really like Autism. ADHD is mostly found in children (although some adults can keep it from childhood). If you have ADHD, you might not be able to focus on things a lot, and you may be very hyperactive and can't stay still for long.

      Unimpressed LinkUnimpressed LinkPrije 2 dana
  • protecc that smile

    Michael BenetosMichael BenetosPrije 2 dana
  • I want a letter

    Flippy DippyFlippy DippyPrije 2 dana
  • Anyone who could be mean to your son deserves the death sentence

    Kasey R.Kasey R.Prije 2 dana
    • Yes

      Mason FMason FPrije 2 dana
  • Hello

    Khrish HagartyKhrish HagartyPrije 2 dana
  • When do you learn the understanding of the word no if you never look it up I've always known the meaning of no but idk here where I learned it so then where did I learn it and how if this makes sense

    Red FoxRed FoxPrije 2 dana
    • @Unimpressed Link Ohhhh

      Red FoxRed FoxPrije dan
    • When we are babies, our parents hammer the word "no" into our brains. When we do something we're not supposed to, our parents tell us no. Among other words, no was forced into our brains from a young age. It's a bit like dogs. If your dog does something bad and you scold them for it and punish them, they learn that it's a bad thing to do. Even though babies and dogs can't understand human language, they learn through action.

      Unimpressed LinkUnimpressed LinkPrije 2 dana