Carly's voice: breaking through autism

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The extraordinary and moving story of Carly Fleischmann, a teenager with severe autism who, through technology and today's social networks, has become a passionate advocate for kids everywhere. 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. Although Carly still struggles with all the symptoms of autism, which she describes with uncanny accuracy and detail, she now has regular, witty, and profound conversations on the computer with her family, her therapists, and the many thousands of people who follow her via her blog, Facebook, and Twitter. In Carly's Voice , her father, Arthur Fleischmann, blends Carly's own words with his story of getting to know his remarkable daughter. One of the first books to explore firsthand the challenges of living with autism, it brings readers inside a once-secret world and in the company of an inspiring young woman who has found her voice and her mission.
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subject_facet Autism in children -- Treatment -- Case studies
Autistic children -- Education -- Case studies
Autistic children -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Biography
Communication -- Study and teaching -- Case studies
Fleischmann, Arthur
Fleischmann, Carly, -- 1995-
Parents of autistic children -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Biography
Toronto (Ont.) -- Biography
Voice output communication aids -- Case studies
title_display Carly's voice : breaking through autism
title_full Carly's voice : breaking through autism / Arthur Fleischmann with Carly Fleischmann
Carly's voice : breaking through autism [electronic resource] / Arthur Fleischmann with Carly Fleischmann
title_short Carly's voice :
title_sub breaking through autism
topic_facet Autism in children
Autistic children
Fleischmann, Arthur
Fleischmann, Carly
Parents of autistic children
Study and teaching
Voice output communication aids