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- Breaking Through Autism
- By: Arthur Fleischmann, Carly Fleischmann
- Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor, Cassandra Campbell
- Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
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 age 10, Carly had a breakthrough....
A peek inside...
- By Yolanda on 08-09-13
I was moved by this amazing girl. I also work with an amazing girl very much like Carly. She is, like Carly, nonverbal with full blown Autism, complete with the behaviors that go with the lack of communication. She is, like Carly, writing and communicating with the use of a device. We both listened to "Carly's Voice" on audio. She is, unlike Carly, still requiring a supported hand when writing. She'll get there.
Thank you Carly and Arthur for such a brutally honest look at the tears and triumphs that come with Autism. We are truly blessed to know you.
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