Hannah Kandel, 13, looks at her reflection in a window at MF Therapy Group in Naples after her occupational therapy session. Although Hannah is autistic —which, by definition, is the absence or poor development of nerve cells that carry information to the brain for social behavior, communication skills and physical activity— she strives to be 'typical.'

Photo by Tracy Boulian, Bonita Daily News

Hannah Kandel, 13, looks at her reflection in a window at MF Therapy Group in Naples after her occupational therapy session. Although Hannah is autistic —which, by definition, is the absence or poor development of nerve cells that carry information to the brain for social behavior, communication skills and physical activity— she strives to be "typical."

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