Autism Light Classic
Updated on June 9, 2012.
Autism Light #1 is Carly Fleischmann.
Awards: In June, 2008 she won the Multi-Cultural Achievement Award from MBC Global.
20/20: This 20/20 news story from YouTube shows that Carly has a lot to say and also shows some snapshots of how professionals and parents interacted with her during this amazing breakthrough.
The Talk: Carly Fleischmann was interviewed by Holly Robinson Peete at The Talk in 2011. Holly Robinson Peete is Autism Light #100. Holly Robinson Peete has said, "Carly is--for me--autism's fiercest and most valuable advocate".
Jewish Faith: Carly Fleischmann is Jewish and receives help from her faith. She was named Jew of the Week by jewoftheweek.net. Carly Fleischmann wrote, "Shouldn't religion be meaningful in our daily lives? My name is Carly Fleischmann and I'm proud to be a Jew (Carly Fleischmann, as Quoted by Jew of the Week)."
Other Articles: Here are some other news articles on Carly Fleischmann.
Social Media: You can follow Carly Fleischmann on the following social media:
Special thanks to Carly Fleischmann for being an Autism Light. It is her renaissance as a young lady with autism that inspired the beginning of the Autism Light blog series back on June 22, 2011. There might never have been an Autism Light blog if it wasn't for her story touching the blogger and autism father who created Autism Light. Here's wishing the best for Carly Fleischmann. Something tells us we'll be hearing a lot more from her in the future.
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Photos: The photos in this post were used with permission of Jessica Roth of Simon and Schuster.