Re: Video proof of Jett Travolta's autism where have you been? Jim Watkins: Jett Travolta's Autism: Confirmed for Cops, Not for World "Bahamian police report indicating the actor told authorities "Jett suffered from a seizure disorder and was autistic." Before Jett's death, Travolta and his wife, Kelly Preston, had said he suffered from a rare condition called Kawasaki disease, as well as exposure to environmental toxins from carpet cleaning chemicals. It's been assumed Jett's parents didn't acknowledge the possibility of autism because of their strict belief in Scientology, which denies the existence of autism. So why would John Travolta tell authorities his son was autistic, but not anyone else? "