Teen Locked in Autistic Body Finds Inner Voice

The Autism News | English Unable to Speak or Connect to the World Until Age 11, Carly Fleishman Types: ‘I Am Autistic But That Is Not Who I Am’ By ALAN B. GOLDBERG and LAUREN PUTRINO | ABC News Her finger hovers over the keyboard, sometimes for hours, before she painstakingly begins to type: “You don’t know what it feels like to be me, when you can’t sit still because your legs feel like they are on fire or it feels like a hundred ants are crawling up your arms.” Something extraordinary happened to Carly Fleischmann, a severely autistic 14-year-old who, unable to speak, was once written off as mentally deficient.

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Teen Locked in Autistic Body Finds Inner Voice

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