Sometimes we treat animals or certain types of people like they are lesser than ourselves because we don't understand them. They don't communicate with us in the manner that we recognize. But there is much about the world we do not know and many types of intelligences. ~ Noa
At the age of two, Carly Fleischmann was diagnosed with severe autism and an oral motor condition that prevented her from speaking. Doctors predicted that she would never intellectually develop beyond the abilities of a small child. Although she made some progress after years of intensive behavioral and communication therapy, Carly remained largely unreachable. Then, at the age of ten, she had a breakthrough.
While working with her devoted therapists Howie and Barb, Carly reached over to their laptop and typed in "HELP TEETH HURT," much to everyone's astonishment. This was the beginning of Carly's journey toward self-realization.
Here, Carly answers some questions about Autism: