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Watch Dad Teach His Blind Autistic Son How To Shift His Subaru WRX STI

Can you think of a better way to spend quality time with your son? Watch a father of a blind autistic boy get some quality father and son time by teaching him how to shift his Subaru WRX STI.


His name is Spenny, he’s blind and autistic, but it doesn’t stop him from learning how to shift his dad’s Subaru WRX STI. Omar Chavez wanted to spend some quality time with his boy, and what better way than to take a drive in the family WRX STI? This father and son had a blast together.

Some of our fondest memories are when our dads spent time with us teaching us about cars. It’s how many of us got our love for cars. In the video below, you can tell how much this dad loves his son, and it’s a cool way to connect with him by letting him experience and feel the STI run through the gears. Nothing is better than rowing through the gears of a performance car.

In the feel-good video below, Omar Chavez says, “My kiddo loves going for rides in our Subaru WRX STI and I figured I would show him how to shift gears. As you can see we both had a blast!”

If any of you have a Subaru WRX STI and have a son, you can bet you will be sharing your passion for your performance car with him like Omar and Spenny. Is there a better way to connect with a teenage boy?

Watch: I taught my son, Spenny who is blind and autistic how to shift gears in our Subaru WRX STI video.

Photo and video credit: Omar Chavez