Cassandra Crosman is a current graduate student at Western Oregon University studying special education. Her undergraduate degree is in Humanities with a minor in Political Science. As someone who is autistic herself, she aspires to teach and learn from other neurodiverse people. She loves to write and created the blog, "In the Loop About Neurodiversity" to help empower neurodiverse people and educate neurotypical people about the importance of recognizing and celebrating neurodiversity. Cassandra wants others to know that being different is not something to be ashamed of, but is something to be proud of.