Shaina Barnett is 25 years old and a Los Angeles resident. She was diagnosed with PDDNOS (Pervasive Development Disorder Not Otherwise Specified) autism at a young age. Her hobbies include listening to music, singing, painting, learning about Judaism, writing/telling stories, and being a rock star. Her favorite band is Green Day (whom she recently met in person!) and she loves Star Wars. Shaina takes pride in being an activist for the special needs community and equal rights for all.