Carly Fleischmann was born in Toronto, Canada as one of twin girls. It became clear at the age of 2 years old that Carly hadn’t developed as quickly as her twin and doctors finally confirmed the worst and diagnosed her with severe autism.

The medical professionals said that there was little to be done to help Carly and suggested the best thing would be to institutionalise her, but Carly’s family refused to give up on her and spent pretty much all the money they had on different forms of therapy from various autism experts.

Progress was very slow until Carly reached the age of 11 and one day sat down at a computer, where something truly amazing happened….

Click here to watch Carly’s story.