The senior Mr Gove, who worked in the family fish business at Aberdeen harbour, said it was clear early on that his son was not destined to follow in his footsteps.
“He hated the smell and gutting the fish, so I asked him what he was going to do with his life,” Mr Gove said.
In 1979, aged 11, he won a scholarship to Robert Gordon’s School in Aberdeen, where he spent the next seven years excelling in every subject, except sport.
“When he had finished all his school work, he would more or less revert to reading his encyclopedia,” Mrs Gove said.
The project launches as the Scottish Government’s pilot One Stop Shop in the city comes to an end – meaning that autistic residents and their families will continue to have access to high-quality support, information and advice.
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