Carly Fleischmann

Carly Grace Fleischmann (born January 26, 1995) is a remarkable Canadian young lady who has defied all odds and inspired people worldwide. Although she was diagnosed with autism, oral-motor apraxia and cognitive delay as a child, her voice eventually came out, and she now successfully communicates through a computer. She currently takes advanced and gifted classes in mainstream education and her IQ has been confirmed to be over 130. She is an author, a songwriter and since 2016 she is also part of a talk show and has become a public speaker through her computer. Her memoir, Carly's Voice, is in production with Simon & Schuster and is available online or at popular book retailers. She is also included on this list of Great Women of Our Time and is the winner of the 2019 Donna Williams Bravery Award. Read more about this truly remarkable and courageous lady on her Facebook page or her YouTube channel. Unfortunately her website is currently not active and seems to have been hacked, but you can still enjoy her Facebook page and her YouTube channel.

Update (September 2020): Unfortunately Carly's Facebook page and YouTube channel have become inactive too, and we have been unable to find out how she is. Her last social media activities were at the beginning of 2018. The most recent article we have found is this: ☀

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