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What The World Looks Like When You Have Autism

Hannah Kim

Carly Fleischmann is hoping to inspire understanding after you watch her video which puts you directly in her shoes. The 18-year-old lives with autism. She can’t speak and uses a computer to communicate.

But, not speaking hasn’t stopped Carly from advocating for autism. As The Huffington Post reports, in 2012 the teen released “Carly’s Cafe.” It shows you Carly’s perspective as she attempts to purchase a cup of coffee and reveals how even that simple act can descend into chaos.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Really cool approach to directing. I love that she wrote this with her father. I wonder how she sees this video.