Carly Fleischmann was diagnosed with autism as a young girl and was mute for the first ten years of her life. Her parents and the experts though she was mentally retarded and she had no way to communicate. When she turned eleven, however, everything changed. Carly found her voice through a computer and she began to type out her thoughts. It turns out she is a very sharp young girl who just needed to find a way to communicate. Carly was featured on ABC News and has since written a book about dealing with autism called Carly's Voice. She also has a blog to inspire other kids with autism to keep moving forward. Watch the video above. It is powerful and inspirational. To visit Carly's blog, go to: http://carlysvoice.com/

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