In the hours following Jon Gosselin’s Christmas picture of Collin enjoying the holiday with family being posted to Instagram, hundreds of people commented on the photo.

As Dearly previously reported, the majority of commenters pointed out how good and happy Collin looked.

They said:

Collin looks soo much better!!

Merry Christmas! Beautiful picture, Collin looks so happy. I’m pleased he’s home with you where he belongs.

Aww, that’s the handsome happy face that I know. Hannah looks so happy too! I’m really glad they’re with you, Jon.

However, others criticized Jon’s ex-wife Kate for sending their son away to a treatment center for his “special needs” in the first place.

One fan wrote:

Yaas Collin! I’d love to know if he actually has “special needs”, or if he just didn’t deal Kate’s BS like we all suspect. Either way, he’s home! And he looks happy

Jon then responded to a now deleted comment responding to whether or not Collin does actually have “special needs.”

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The dad of eight wrote:

He is not on any spectrum or special needs.

In 2016, Kate Gosselin told People that her son does have “special needs” and that she had to make the decision to get him help alone.

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Had a good weekend visit with Collin at home!

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As Dearly previously reported:

“Collin has special needs. [There’s] a fairly fluid diagnosis of what those needs are, but he needs to learn certain strategies to help him deal with things. This has been a struggle we’ve had for a very long time, and it’s one I’ve dealt with on my own. I’ve felt very alone in this. By the same token, it’s not something that has only impacted me or him – our entire family has been impacted.”

It’s unclear if Jon’s comment was meant to say he was in treatment for no reason or if his diagnosis was something else entirely.

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9 Replies to “Jon Gosselin Just Commented on His Own Photo Saying His Son Collin ‘Is Not on Any Spectrum’”

  • Anonymous 2 years ago

    I think his mother kate has special needs like she should have a syc evaluation she is not normal ..and the way she treated the kids when they were young is insane..shame on u kate ..u don’t deserve Collin he probably just didn’t put up with your contrling bull shit

  • Alyssa 2 years ago

    Has anybody ever stopped to consider that he may have a problem that neither parent wants to disclose? People are thinking autism or physical limitations but it could also be mental. Maybe he has an anger problem, maybe he is bipolar, maybe he did something to his siblings that caused him to have to be sent away. Remember the Duggars’ son who molested his sisters? I’m not saying that he did that or that he does have a mental issue, but that could be an explanation. No professional or healthcare worker would commit a child to a facility if there was nothing wrong with him.

    • Anonymous 2 years ago

      Any facility would take him if they were paid enough money.

    • CyloX 2 years ago

      You could be right about Bi Polar but one thing for sure is he doesn’t have autism. We see how he is on TV and his as normal as they get. Now the mental thing who knows. The asylum thing lol I can tell you for sure they would accept a kid if they felt he wasn’t doing good at school. So that doesn’t mean anything.

  • Anonymous 2 years ago

    I think Katie is a money hunger attention seeker and uses kids for$$$$$$$$

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