Archive for January 14th, 2012

Carly’s Voice

January 14, 2012

Carly Fleischmann

Imagine being trapped in a body that is constantly on sensory overload. Imagine not being able to speak. Imagine that your legs feel like they’re on fire, or like a hundred ants are crawling up your arms. Imagine that the world, even your own family, considers you mentally disabled. Imagine that you are still you, intelligent and capable, but unable to express yourself in any way for eleven years. Until . . .


In the aftermath of her appearance on ABC’s 20/20, teenager Carly Fleischmann has (more…)